Chief Executive Officer

Posted on Sep 12, 2019 by Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore

Grand Rapids, MI 49544
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore (GSMISTS) in partnership
with Evergreen Executive Source, LLC, invites qualified candidates
to apply for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Girl
Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore headquartered in Grand Rapids,
Michigan.
The GSMISTS CEO Leadership Opportunity
Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore is seeking a dynamic
leader who shares Girl Scout values and brings the qualities,
skills, and abilities to lead the council into the future.
Leadership Qualities
GSMISTS is seeking a candidate of the highest integrity
committed to serving girls from all family, community, and economic
backgrounds, and who seeks to engage, empower, and inspire others
and to collaborate with diverse stakeholders to create a
life-changing experience for girls. A willingness to model the
Girl Scout leadership ideals and assure transparency and
accountability are essential.
Core Competencies
Candidates must demonstrate broad-based business skills
particularly including development and management of comparable
budgets, an understanding of financial reporting and compliance,
and management of financial and tangible assets; demonstrated
understanding, skill, and ability in fundraising or direct sales;
demonstrated understanding, skills, and ability in
relationship-based leadership resulting in the development of
partnerships, organizational visibility, and the engagement of
staff and volunteers; demonstrated understanding, skill, and
ability in strategy development and planning including execution
and accountability; excellent verbal and written communication
skills along with an understanding, skills, and ability with
internal and external communications and community relations, and
an understanding of the nonprofit, governance-based business model
including the skill and ability to work collaboratively and
transparently with a board of directors.
Key Objectives
The following key objectives await the next CEO of GSMISTS:
•Transformational Leadership: Undertake energetic, engaged,
and collaborative council leadership of both internal and external
constituencies, demonstrating a lived vision for the
Council.
•Organizational Growth: Put the Council on a path to reach
the next level of organizational and service excellence including
development and growth of membership, program, staff, volunteers,
and funding.
•Strategy Development and Execution: Engage to complete,
implement, and lead comprehensive, data-driven, stakeholder
focused, and visionary strategic and operational plans.
About Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore
Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore currently serves 6,375
girls and 3,289 adult volunteers. With a staff of 30, GSMISTS
has an annual budget of $3 million. GSMISTS operates service
centers in Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Traverse City, outdoor
properties in Alpena and Greenville, and program "houses" in Grand
Haven, Ludington, and Muskegon. For more information see

Western and northern Michigan forests and lakeshores make the
GSMISTS council a highly desirable place to live and
work. Here you will find the growing and dynamic city of Grand
Rapids, vacation destinations like Grand Haven, Luddington, and
Traverse City, along with miles of beaches and
lakeshores. Growing businesses and highly-regarded
universities abound. It is among the most philanthropic areas
of the country.
About Girl Scouts
Girl Scouts unleashes the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator,
Risk-taker, Leader)™ in every girl, preparing her for a lifetime of
leadership. The Girl Scout Leadership Experience is a
one-of-a-kind, time-tested, research-backed, girl-led leadership
development program for girls that helps them take the lead in
their own lives and in the world. The Girl Scout program,
centered around STEM, Life Skills, Entrepreneurship, and the
Outdoors, seeks to meet every girl where she is and give her the
opportunity to grow and lead.
GSMISTS Council Service Area
GSMISTS serves a 30-county area from the mid-west coast of
Michigan, north along the Lake Michigan coast, and across the top
of the Michigan "mitten." Communities served include Alpena,
Gaylord, Grand Haven, Grand Rapids, Ludington, Muskegon, and
Traverse City. It is truly Michigan shore to shore.
How to Apply
Skilled executives from the world of Girl Scouting, corporate,
nonprofit, or other professional backgrounds who are dedicated to
providing world-class development opportunities for the young women
and girls in northern and western Michigan are invited to
apply. Early applications are encouraged. Girl Scouts of
Michigan Shore to Shore is an equal opportunity employer. All
applications are confidential.
To apply, e-mail a detailed cover letter and resume
to:
Bob Perodeau, Principal
Evergreen Executive Source, LLC
E-mail:
Voice
Providing executive recruiting services to Girl Scouts of the
USA since 2001

Reference: 755503767

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