Job Title: WMI Director

Reports To: Director of Operations

The Role

Workmatters believes that investing in the next generation of leaders is crucial to our mission. The Director of the Workmatters Institute (WMI) is directly responsible for all aspects of executing the local Spring and Fall WMI programs. Each WMI is a 16-week intensive faith and leadership development program for 16 high-potential young professional leaders (ages 25-35).

The Team

Work is one of the primary ways we express our God-given dignity as people made in His image, and work is one of the best venues we have to serve others and reach others with the gospel. At Workmatters, we believe that individuals who live their faith at work can impact companies and ultimately culture. Our team of six works with leaders of all levels nationally and locally.

Primary Responsibilities

Workmatters Institute Fall and Spring Program Leadership (60%): The core part of this role will be to direct each semester of the Workmatters Institute, including:

  • Recruitment: define the goals of each class mix and work through various channels (1:1, digital marketing, etc.) to select 16 high-quality young professionals for each Spring and Fall WMI class.
  • Program planning: plan each 16-week WMI experience to meet program objectives: planning all dates and events, recruiting and preparing Executive speakers and mentors, finalizing and preparing curriculum.
  • Operations: effectively manage logistics of executing all aspects of WMI with excellence: events, financial processes, etc.
  • Program execution and facilitation: facilitating all aspects of the WMI experience: on an individual participant level, front-of-room content facilitation and teaching, speaker and mentor prep and follow-up, etc.
  • Evaluation: ensuring program excellence and effectiveness by developing and executing informal participant 1:1 meetings throughout WMI and formal feedback mechanisms post-WMI.

Other Workmatters Responsibilities (40%):

    Workmatters is a highly collaborative team. This role will enable us to be in a position to pursue strategic ministry initiatives by leveraging the skills and talents of the person, which could include:
  • Vision and product development: work with Director of Operations to develop new products or programs that further scale the impact of WMI or other ministries locally and globally.
  • Content and communications: work with Director of Operations and content team to concept, research, create and curate content and strategic communications (e.g., Impact Report)
  • Alumni program: help develop and execute an alumni program for WMI
  • Support all Workmatters Team responsibilities: including staff meetings, office cleaning, etc.

Qualifications, Skills, and Knowledge Requirements

  • YStrong alignment with Workmatters’ mission and core values: integrity, relationships, excellence, relevant, passion
  • Genuine interest and passion for helping young leaders grow in their faith and leadership
  • Strong relationship manager and communicator, with presence and effectiveness in both “front of room” and 1:1 settings with a range of leaders, from early 20’s employees to CEO’s
  • Effective teacher, with genuine interest and base skillset for facilitating the learning and growing experience of others
  • Learner, with strong faith-and-work base of knowledge and genuine interest in helping advance self and others’ thinking and application of faith-and-work
  • High operational acumen and can execute details with respect to overall program goals and strategies with excellence
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to attend early morning or evening events, as needed
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    General Information

    • Workmatters is a non-profit, non-denominational 501(c)3 ministry focused on helping career-minded Christians discover God’s purpose for their work.
    • This position is a full-time, salaried position.  
    • This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.
    • Performing the duties of this job will require the employee to walk; stand; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     

    Apply

    Please email your resume and cover letter to bkirksey@workmatters.org. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by Workmatters.

    Contact Information

    Ben Kirksey

    Workmatters, Inc.

    PO Box 9376

    Fayetteville, AR 72703

    Phone: 479.444.1477

    E-mail: bkirksey@workmatters.org

CONTACT
Phone:
(479) 444-1477
Email:
info@workmatters.org
Physical Address:
5417 Pinnacle Pointe Dr Suite 401
Rogers, Arkansas 72758
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9376
Fayetteville, AR 72703
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