North Carolina State Director

June 10, 2019 lifeline Blog

Charlotte, NC  (preferred)

Position Type: Full-time, salaried


Directs and evaluates a Christian program of child-placing which is child and family centered, is within the established limits of function and policy, and based on sound Christian and professional concepts and standards.

Essential Duties:

  • To be a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ to co-workers, clients and ministry partners
  • Organizes and directs the work of the state office and delegates responsibilities to staff members as appropriate.
  • Responsible for assisting in the preparation of the annual state budget and controls expenditures according to budgetary allowances.
  • Develops and cultivates partnerships with local churches
  • Builds upon existing and historical relationships while highlighting Lifeline Children’s Services in comparison to local attorneys and other adoption agencies.
  • Makes regular reports to the State Board of Directors on all aspects of the state programs and operations.
  • Develops a program of public relations, including interpretation to the community.
  • Assists in marketing initiatives in and around North Carolina to promote the Lifeline ministry, both from a development and awareness side.
  • Pursues opportunities to speak in churches about the Biblical alternative of adoption and the success of Lifeline.
  • Encourages financial support of the ministry through all avenues including private funding, grants, community and church partnerships and events.
  • Solicits both positive and negative feedback from affiliates to improve upon Lifeline’s programs and ministry.
  • Work with the state CWS and other state staff to make biennial reports to the State Department of Health and Human Resources, as required.

Key Competencies:

  • Actively embraces the mission, vision, and values of Lifeline
  • Agrees with and signs the Employee Statement and the Statement of Faith
  • Strong Christian character and personal integrity.
  • Provides leadership that helps staff recognize and seize opportunities to share the Gospel and to adopt a more missional-minded lifestyle.
  • Establishes Christ-centered relationships and nurtures the faith development of staff.
  • Personal effectiveness and credibility
  • Ethical conduct
  • Teamwork orientation
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal/written)
  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Networker
  • Relationship builder

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and six years of experience in human services (3 years in supervision/leadership) or Master’s Degree with four years’ experience in human services (2 years in supervision/leadership)
  • Experience in fundraising, non-profits, and ministry is encouraged

Work Environment:

  • This position works in a remote work environment, although travel around the local community and the state is necessary from time to time.
  • Reports to the Regional Director for the state.

State Specific Requirements:

  • Must meet State licensing requirements, if applicable



Posted 4/23/2021

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