Jobs

Thanks for your interest in employment at the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado. Current openings, along with details regarding how to apply, are posted below. Please contact us with any questions.

Executive Director

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and has day-to-day responsibility for managing staff and programs, conducting financial oversight, building community partnerships, and collaborating with partners while communicating the overall tone and driving vision for the organization. The Executive Director promotes a progressive interfaith voice to enact change for the betterment of our community to further racial and social justice values paired with a work style that is collaborative and facilitates open conversations between faith communities.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Enhances The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado’s (Interfaith) public collaboration by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professionals that represent diverse backgrounds throughout Colorado as well as civic and private organizations
  • Represents Interfaith to nonprofit partners, congregations, the community, funders, city and state governments, and various committees
  • Successfully navigates Colorado’s political environment by, among other things, meeting with various stakeholders, building relationships and support, and representing or lifting up interfaith voices in the legislative process
  • Serves as the primary spokesperson to Interfaith constituents, the media, and the general public
  • Responds to current events in a timely fashion in a manner that promotes collaboration, togetherness and engages public support
  • Leads the development and implementation of strategic plans for different program areas as well as a strategic vision for the direction of the organization
  • Works with the Board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, projects, and strategic planning
  • Mentors and develops staff to grow in their desired areas, and provides guidance to promote collaboration and accountability while upholding a culture of distributed leadership
  • Ensures programs are aligned with the strategic plans and are functioning in a timely fashion
  • Communicates with the Board all information necessary for it to function properly and make informed strategy and policy decisions
  • Provides fiscal management and operates within the approved budget to ensure maximum resource utilization and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position
  • Maintains the fiscal integrity of Interfaith by submitting to the Board monthly financial statements that accurately reflect the financial condition of Interfaith and by working to achieve a clean audit
  • Ensures grassroots organizations are focused on marginalized populations and are sub-granted as partners and/or passed on granting opportunities, when appropriate
  • Works in conjunction with the Director of Development to secure funding for the organization
  • Monitors grants and contracts to ensure deliverables and that outcomes are achieved
  • Administers contracts and other agreements as approved by the Board; responds to funders, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned or required
Qualifications

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities/Competencies

  • Financial acumen plus development experience, including grant writing
  • Personnel management experience that includes a positive and proactive attitude, with the ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both presentation and written
  • Skills and ability to work collaboratively with the community, funders, partner organizations, staff, and city and State governments
  • Knowledge and experience with working with the Governorship and State departments to enact positive changes, or an openness to building and developing those relationships
  • Ability to develop and provide leadership to strategic planning
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to further education related to diversity, equity, and inclusion on both an individual and organizational level
  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to continuing to shape the vision of the organization and developing emergent strategies as needed

Experience and Education

  • Five or more years of experience in supervising and managing nonprofit organizations similar to Interfaith in size and capacity
  • Five years or more experience with budget management and financial operations
  • Previous experience working and leading an organization built on authentic partnerships and a coalition with diverse groups
  • Master’s degree or other advanced degree in nonprofit management or related field or equivalent career experience in nonprofit management
  • Graduation from a theological school, ordination, and/or leadership within a faith community is preferred
Compensation
  • Salary of 80-100K commensurate with experience
  • Health benefits—medical, dental and vision
  • Retirement
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development pay
Diversity Statement (required)

In 300 words or less, please include in your application a statement telling us: (1) What Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) means to you. (2) What have you done to exhibit it in your personal and/or professional life? (3) Why is DEI important to you and why is it worth the challenges and obstacles it presents in doing the work? Please do not provide information in your Diversity Statement that reveals your race, gender, age, or other protected class.

If you are interested in applying to the Executive Director position, please submit your cover letter, resume and Diversity Statement (ALL THREE ARE REQUIRED to be considered) to:

Dr. Richard DelaCastro
Human Resources

All materials should be submitted via the job posting on Indeed.

The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any person in any condition of employment based on race, color, creed, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status or veteran status.