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President & CEO

Company Information

Company: United Way of Sumner County

Location: Gallatin, TN

Company Website

United Way of Sumner County is in search of a visionary, dynamic, and driven leader to serve as our next President/CEO.

United Way of Sumner County, founded in 1977, is headquartered in Gallatin, Tenn., and serves the 180,000 citizens who make the county and its five incorporated cities their home.

The mission of United Way of Sumner County is to partner with our diverse and united community to solve its greatest problems. We focus on our region’s most critical issues within the areas of health, education, financial stability and rebuilding lives. We forge partnerships, mobilize both human and financial resources, and inspire others to join us to create solutions to our community’s most pressing problems.

Job Description

The President/CEO serves as the chief professional officer of the organization and reports to the United Way of Sumner County Board of Directors. The successful candidate will:

• provide strategic leadership to maximize and achieve the United Way mission;
• develop strategies to foster and increase financial resources for education, income, health, rebuilding lives, and volunteerism initiatives;
• create awareness in the community and ensure involvement of varying constituencies;
• maintain operational accountability and fiscal integrity within the policies set by the Board of Directors;
• exhibit enthusiasm for serving people, working with volunteers and community leaders, and collaborating with other agency professionals; and
• be widely trusted and seen as a person of integrity.

In addition to health insurance benefits, paid annual and sick leave, and paid holidays, the position has a salary of $60-$70,000, depending on qualifications. A bachelor’s degree is required.

To view the entire job description, including essential duties/responsibilities and core competencies/requirements, please visit

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to: by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

United Way Sumner County is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full time

Work Hours: Full-time

Compensation: $60,000 - $70,000 per year

Start Date: December 31, 1969


• College Degree and appropriate level of work experience.
• Financial Management.
• Organizational Management.
• Coalition Building.
• Relationship Management (Volunteers and Donors).
• Visioning and Strategic Thinking.
• Problem Solving and Decision Making.
• Achievement Orientation.
• Leadership.
• Public Speaking Skills.
• Flexibility.
• Time Management.
• Ability to multitask

Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: other

Contact Information

Steve Doremus

Date Posted: January 26, 2018