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District Executive

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Throughout its rich, diverse history, the Boy Scouts of America has affected the lives of young men and women, helping to create some of the nation's most celebrated leaders and citizens. We continually search for potential career employees who would like to work in a profession that has a meaningful and rewarding purpose. Bring to the BSA your varied life experiences, education, and perspective, and in return you will have an opportunity to combine those skills and experiences in a career that values and respects others. Scouting is a profession with a purpose!

The Hawkeye Area Council is currently hiring for entry level District Scout Executive positions within the Cedar Rapids/Marion area. If you have strong skills in marketing, fund-raising, sales and public relations, then you should consider taking the opportunity to become a professional Scouter.

The District Executive selected will:
  • Be a good role model and recognize the importance of positive relationships with other professionals and volunteers. The executive must have communication skills and be able to explain the program’s goals and objectives to the public.
  • Identify, recruit, train, guide, and inspire community and business leaders to become involved in the Scouting program.
  • Achieve specific goals and objectives which include: program development, volunteer recruitment and training, fundraising, and new member recruitment.
  • Be responsible for extending the Scouting program to religious, civic, fraternal, educational, and other community-based organizations.
  • Recruit volunteer leadership for an annual fundraising campaign that insures adequate financial support is provided to meet the financial needs of the organization.
  • Provide quality service through timely communication, regular meetings, training events and activities.
  • Have a willingness and ability to devote the time necessary to achieve council and district objectives.
Desired Skills:
  • Non-profit, event planning, fundraising, volunteer relations or program development background is highly desired.
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences. Excellent people skills, enthusiastic, punctual, responsible and creative.
  • Self-motivated individual with solid time management skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Committed to personal and professional productivity, while maintaining high ethical and professional working standards.
Requirements:
  • Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scout of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (transcript with the date degree conferred stated is required for employment).
  • Ability to work varied hours when necessary. Evening and weekend work is frequently required to achieve positive objectives.
  • Ability to travel for training at least once a year for one to two weeks.
  • A Scouting background is helpful but not required for employment.
  • Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference and motor vehicle background checks.
Compensation: All councils are equal opportunity employers. Professional Scouting offers a competitive salary and benefits to include medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, long-term disability, accidental death, and retirement plan. We also offer a generous vacation policy and ten holiday observances.

Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America Attn. Traci Raber 660 32nd Ave. SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.

Additional information on a career as a District Executive can be found at this link: http://www.scouting.org/Careers/WorkingWithUs

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660 32nd Ave. SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Posted 01/08/18

Job ID: 62950