The Ignatian Spirituality Center of Kansas City
Search for a new Executive Director
March 25, 2019
The Ignatian Spirituality Center is recognized as the metropolitan area’s valued resource for assisting people in deepening their relationship with God in Jesus Christ based on the spirituality of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Further, the ISCKC serves as a resource for people seeking to develop or enhance their skills as prayer guides and spiritual directors. We are seeking an Executive Director to manage and develop the center. The mission of the Ignatian Spirituality Center of Kansas City is to give, foster and witness to the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola.
Title of role: Executive Director
Reports to: Chair, Board of Trustees
Schedule: Part time, 20 hours per week
Location: Kansas City (this is not a position that can be worked remotely)
The Executive Director of the Ignatian Spirituality Center is responsible for the overall management of the ISC, including: managing the finances of the Center; fundraising for the ISC; and overseeing the delivery of the programs.
Specific Responsibilities include:
Manage day-to-day operations
Implement program promotion and outreach efforts, including emails, database, website and printed materials
Supervise staff and consultants as needed
Oversee special events
Direct the recruitment and recognition of volunteers
Serve as a liaison with key partners such as: (1) the U.S. Central and Southern Province of the Society of Jesus; (2) Saint Francis Xavier Parish; (3) Rockhurst High School; and (4) Rockhurst University
Ensure the Board’s fulfillment of all legal requirements for a nonprofit organization
Provide reports to the Board of Trustees
Assist the Board of Trustees with Board development and recruitment
Assist the Board of Trustees with the development and implementation of a strategic plan
Identify for the Board other opportunities for collaboration
The successful candidate will exhibit a commitment to the Ignatian Spirituality Center and its work, as well as a willingness to grow in understanding of Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit traditions. Preference will be given to those who have completed the Spiritual Exercises.
The candidate should have:
Demonstrated project management skills, financial management skills and experience working with current technology
Good networking skills and the ability to build relationships of trust
Strong communication skills, both oral and written
Strong analytic skills in order to process information and make decisions
The candidate must have:
A high degree of integrity and hold ethical standards
Treat others with dignity and respect
How to Apply
Submit a letter of interest and resumé to:
Ignatian Spirituality Center of Kansas City
1001 E. 52nd Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
The letter should address the candidate’s work history, commitment to Ignatian spirituality and examples of the skills required by the position. Applications need to be received by April 30, 2019.
Applicants will be notified when their letters are received and, after review by the Search Committee, will be informed about the next step in the application process.