The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Service Center Director for the Lee County Service Center located in Auburn, AL.
Job Summary: Plans and manages a Salvation Army Service Center with large warehouse operations, heavy volume, multiple Thrift Stores and/or offices in multiple counties. Recruits and manages a team of staff and volunteers. Reviews and monitors bookkeeping documentation, sales, statistics, and payroll records. Supervises the social service assistance programs provided to clients. Represents The Salvation Army in the community. Monitors sales and adjusts staffing and product placement accordingly. Manages the promotional and marketing campaigns to ensure awareness of Salvation Army programs and services.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the principles and practices of social service administration. Knowledge of the principles and practices of retail store management. Knowledge of the principles and practices of maintaining bookkeeping documentation. Knowledge of the principles and practices of marketing and public relations in order to promote awareness of the Service Centers services and maximize Thrift Store sales. Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel supervision. Ability to attract and retain ample supply of staff and volunteers in order to meet the needs of the Center and Store. Ability to prepare accurate and complete bookkeeping, statistical, sales, payroll, and personnel records. Ability to account for all Center funds and to ensure financial assistance disbursement is in compliance with budget and program policies. Ability to build effective working relationships with community agencies in order to make appropriate referrals between agencies. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Ability to perform mathematical computations. Ability to perform frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting or operating a vehicle. Physical ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull light objects (less than 25 lbs.).
Education and Experience: Two years coursework from an accredited college or university, and Three years’ experience supervising social services programs, and four years progressively responsible experience in retail sales management and at least two years’ experience in a supervisory or management capacity, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications: Valid state driver license.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
Additional Information: All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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