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Executive Director

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The Montana Continuum of Care Coalition (MTCoC) is seeking a full-time Executive Director to lead
MTCoC in coordination of housing and services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness in
Montana. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to work strategically and foster coordination and
collaboration among multiple stakeholders. They are committed to thinking innovatively to ensure the
focus on the core mission in changing landscapes. This position is an opportunity to engage with the State
of Montana, nonprofit leaders, community stakeholders, and partners to help end homelessness.

About MTCoC
The purpose of the Montana Statewide CoC is to work with local continuums in the provision of services
to assist homeless individuals in becoming permanently housed by identifying gaps in services, providing
training and technical support, data tracking assistance and identifying and facilitating funding resources.

Job Responsibilities
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and (1) directs organizational sustainability, (2)
ensures compliance, (3) facilitates advocacy and public outreach efforts, and (4) strategically builds
capacity for the future direction of the MTCoC.

  1. Strategic Planning – Works with the Board, community stakeholders, and contractors to guide
    and plan future organizational growth that focuses on sustainability and facilitates the reduction
    of homelessness in Montana.
  2. Fundraising – Provides strategic leadership around all fundraising efforts for the CoC. Works in
    partnership with the Board to develop a multi-year plan, oversee grant writing and reporting, and
    facilitate donor cultivation and stewardship.
  3. Public Education and Advocacy – Serves as a public advocate, ensuring both awareness and
    involvement with federal, statewide, citywide, and community issues relevant to the MTCoC’s
    mission. Assures the organization and its mission, programs, and services are consistently
    presented in a positive manner that is directly tied to the mission to relevant stakeholders.
  4. Compliance – Interprets NOFO and develops inclusive processes to meet HUD requirements.
    Works with committees to solicit applications, scoring, and ranking.
  5. Landscape Assessment – Develops strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders to ensure
    strong Statewide execution of the Homeless Management Information System, Coordinated
    Entry System, and Point in Time Count to understand the homelessness landscape in Montana.
  6. Financial Management – Recommends the yearly budget for Board approval and prudently
    manages the organization’s resources within those budget guidelines, according to current laws,
    regulations, and contract deliverables. Proactively works with the Board to manage any financial
    concerns in the organization.
  7. Board and Committee Administration and Support – Supports the administration of the Board
    and committees by advising and informing members, fully participating in meetings and
    committee meetings, assisting with the development and implementation of committee work

We’re seeking professional candidates who have strong leadership skills, think collaboratively, and
demonstrate a commitment to facilitating change among Montana’s homeless landscape. You should
• Master’s Degree in a field such as Public Administration, Nonprofit Administration, Social Work
OR a minimum of five years of relevant experience
• In-depth knowledge of nonprofit governance principles, state and federal agencies and
regulations, fiduciary oversight, business ethics, and managerial best practices
• Demonstrated knowledge of nonprofit finance and grant management
• Fundraising experience strongly preferred

Skills & Abilities
• Enthusiasm, self-motivation, and ability to work independently
• Proficiency Microsoft Office Suite required
• Strong written and oral communication
• Ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have
taken an organization to the next stage of growth
• A track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with and among a
diverse group of stakeholders, including an ability to balance interests and goals among a diverse
group of stakeholders
Compensation is $70,000 to $74,000 DOE. Benefits include health insurance allowance, generous paid
leave, employer contribution to a retirement fund, remote, and flexible schedule. MTCoC is an equal
opportunity employer, and we encourage people of color and people with lived experience to apply for
this position.

How to apply
Email a cover letter explaining why you are well qualified for this position, resume, and three references
in a single PDF document to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis
and the position will be open until filled.