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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Career Transitions, Inc.

Career Transitions is a community-based 501c3 nonprofit corporation assisting families and individuals in becoming self-sufficient through workforce and community development, education, training, and employment.  We are seeking a seasoned Executive Director who will foster the growth, goals, and mission of Career Transitions by further developing the financial and human capacity of the organization through positive leadership.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our organization, including the implementation of fiscal, personnel, and program functions in accordance with sub-grants, contracts, and state and federal law.  In this role, the ED will be the face of our organization, working closely with the Board of Directors, government agencies, and the public. Our organization has a close-knit culture in which we place a high priority on communication, recognition, and collaboration. 


  • Manage and monitor sub-grant and contract preparation, modification, and authorization
  • Prepare and maintain documentation necessary for all audits, applicable to state and federal laws
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson and develop positive relationships with individuals, organizations, agencies and businesses that will further the mission of the corporation
  • Attend appropriate meetings and conferences and participate on various task forces and committees
  • Advocate for the enhancement and maintenance of funds
  • Oversee implementation of ongoing and long-range program development
  • Supervise the staff in planning, including funding procurement to assure the long-range viability of Career Transitions
  • Support available training and educational opportunities that increase staff skills
  • Maintain a culture of transparency and communication throughout the organization

Qualifications & Skills

  • 5 years progressively responsible experience in management, administration and supervision of educationally based human service programs or nonprofits, or a B.A. and 3 years of experience
  • Experience writing, receiving, and managing grants
  • Strong verbal and written communication, presentation, and relationship development
  • Robust and substantive skills in networking, fundraising, and advocacy
  • Must be bondable
  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transportation and insurance
  • Must be able to travel within Montana


  • Salary DOE
  • Medical insurance and retirement plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays

 Apply by November 1, 2018.  Please send a current resume and cover letter that specifically addresses how your experience meets the requirements of this position to: