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President and CEO
HumanKind Ministries in Wichita, Kansas
Date Posted April 07, 2021
Executive-President and Chancellor
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Making a difference with the work you do is so important. At HumanKind Ministries, we truly believe that powerful moments of kindness can intervene and work to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. If we can help lift up those struggling to a place of stability, it will lift up the entire community around them. Working together, we can end homelessness in Wichita.

Come join our effort as HumanKind Ministries’s Chief Executive Officer. This position will lead our team in efforts to provide shelter, permanent supportive housing, case management, basic needs, and life skill classes to break the cycles of homelessness and poverty. We serve the most vulnerable with compassion and kindness and, in doing so, strengthen the entire community. In total, we serve between 12-16,000 low-income or homeless individuals each year.

There are certain traits and abilities that make a successful CEO for HumanKind Ministries. We are looking for an individual who:

  • Is action-oriented, entrepreneurial, and adaptable
  • Takes an innovative approach to business planning
  • Has passion, idealism, integrity, and a positive attitude, and is mission-driven and self-directed
  • Is able to gain the trust and respect of our highly talented leadership staff to help maintain a unified team
  • Can maximize services with limited resources along with effective budget planning
  • Possesses strong written and verbal communications skills to engage a wide range of stakeholders and culture

In this role, you would be responsible for providing strategic leadership by working with the Board of Directors and key management staff to establish long-range strategies and operational policies, and maintain a strong financial foundation for HumanKind Ministries. As CEO, you would represent the organization and its values to the community, including building strong relationships with key stakeholders and leaders. The CEO must demonstrate an active commitment to the mission of HumanKind Ministries and strive to incorporate its values in all aspects of daily work. This position reports to the Board of Directors and some of your main responsibilities would be:

  • Overseeing a staff of approximately 30 full-time, part-time, and contract staff, hundreds of volunteers, and a budget of approximately $5 million. HumanKind Ministries operates 10 facilities, including: 112 low-income apartments; two Emergency Winter shelters; a year-round shelter for men, women and families; a community enrichment center; and, coming summer 2021, The Studios, our latest 54-unit affordable housing complex specifically for the homeless
  • Providing vision and planning strategies consistent with the agency’s mission, values, and resources in collaboration with staff and the Board of Directors
  • Demonstrating proven fundraising capabilities, with the ability to understand financials, as well as developing budgets and operating within budget guidelines
  • Establishing and evaluating agency-wide operations and ensuring their effectiveness by developing, implementing, and reviewing programs, policies and procedures to fulfill the mission and vision of HumanKind Ministries
  • Overseeing the organization’s leaders to recruit, hire, develop, and supervise staff with objective performance criteria and goals
  • Upholding the organization’s public reputation and outreach, representing HumanKind Ministries to a variety of stakeholders including donors, city and county officials, faith group representatives, and community and civic organizations
  • Executing sound fiscal management in the nonprofit environment and capably managing government contracts and other grants
  • Building a culture of philanthropy and developing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive funding plan to support agency programs
  • Developing and maintaining a positive relationship with funders, donors, policymakers, colleagues, employees, volunteers, and anyone else who would have an impact on the life of the organization

Qualifications for the CEO Role


  • Bachelor’s Degree in nonprofit administration, public administration, business, health/human services or related field
  • Strong, proven management experience in business or public administration, non-profit, health/human services, or related field
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural inclusion and community collaboration
  • Proven leadership skills including the ability to drive change, inspire high performance


  • Advanced degree in nonprofit administration, public administration, business, health/human services or related field
  • More than 10 years post-educational management experience in business or public administration, nonprofit, health/human services, or a related field
  • Experience in homeless services and/or low-income housing
  • Previous experience as an Executive Director or President of a large nonprofit organization
  • Proven, effective fundraising experience


Please include a cover letter providing your statement of interest in this position.

HumanKind Ministries is a leading provider of homeless services in the Wichita area. We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Learn more at

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Management in business or public administration: 10 years (Required)
  • commitment to cultural inclusion and community collaboration: 3 years (Required)
  • Leadership: 3 years (Required)

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