Metro Community Development

Executive Nonprofit Opportunity: Details





Metro Community Development

Flint, MI

Chief Executive Officer

Metro Community Development (MCD) serves as the housing and community development intermediary in Flint and Genesee County, with a focus on providing technical and financial resources, creating public and private partnerships, and leading to the creation of stable neighborhoods and communities.

MCD seeks a leader with a strong record of public service and business leadership and a vision of how MCD can continue to solidify its brand and impact on businesses and communities in Flint, and Genesee and surrounding counties. Because of its role as a community development financial institution and affiliate of NeighborWorks, MCD seeks a leader with a professional background in housing or property development, finance, banking, community development, public administration or related fields. He or she must have a deep appreciation for the unique challenges and opportunities in Flint, Genesee and surrounding communities and a commitment to building and supporting the assets of both the community at large as well as community residents at the individual level.

The ability to nurture an organizational culture grounded in a shared vision, vibrant in team work, supported by mutual respect and shared ownership, must be demonstrated. This person must have a sensitivity and commitment to the communities of Flint and Genesee County and the ability to model cultural humility along with a deep understanding of diversity for staff, board, and the community. He or she will have demonstrated the ability to lead a culture of high accountability while maintaining a calm demeanor, empathy and compassion. This person must be comfortable and effective in a variety of roles and settings, from negotiation and communication with funders and government officials to interactions with individuals in need of assistance.

MCD seeks a strategic thinker with strong financial acumen. Senior-level executive leadership experience in addressing organizational and service-delivery challenges, using strong analytical skills as well as good professional judgment and decisiveness, must be demonstrated. Vision and experience in creating impactful, market-based programming will be especially valued. The ideal candidate will demonstrate fundraising success through active solicitation of contributions from foundations and corporations and development of a supportive, diverse board of directors. A career history as a dynamic written and oral communicator and proven capabilities to establish and maintain a presence within the funding community are highly desirable.

A bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university is required; a master’s degree in business, finance, planning or community development is preferred.

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