Liz Seymour, the current Executive Director of the Interactive Resource Center will leave her post effective June 30, 2014 to pursue other professional interests. Accordingly, the IRC is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in this leadership position.
The Interactive Resource Center is a non-profit organization working to help people who are experiencing homelessness. It is a member of Partners Ending Homelessness, working to end homelessness in Guilford County. The IRC provides many supportive services including case management, housing referral, job readiness training and placement, primary medical care, and facilities for personal daily needs. In addition, the IRC collaborates with many other organizations in the community who use the IRC facilities to serve the client population.
The IRC seeks a proactive Executive Director to lead and further develop the Center. Job responsibilities include strategic planning, financial management and fund development, building and maintaining collaborative relationships with partner organizations and programs, operational and personnel management, governing board support and collaboration, and community engagement. Skills needed include effective verbal and written communication for clients and staff as well as the community at large, disciplined leadership paired with superior client service, planning and problem solving, and collaboration/cooperation with others. The successful candidate will be empathetic, caring, enthusiastic, energetic, and determined to succeed.
Minimum qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field plus a minimum of 3-5 years of experience involving a combination of leadership and management. A complete position description of this position is available on the IRC website. Interested persons should send a letter of interest along with a resume to Chairman of the Board, Interactive Resource Center, P.O. Box 20568, Greensboro, N.C. 27420.