SCS Employment

Chief Executive Officer

Who We're Looking For...

As we prepare for the retirement of our current CEO, Southwestern Community Services, Inc. seeks a Chief Executive Officer to lead its dedicated board and staff in achieving our vision for the community.  As a member of the national Community Action network, SCS serves Cheshire and Sullivan counties in southwestern New Hampshire.

The Chief Executive Officer of Southwestern Community Services works with the Board of Directors and its committees to develop the strategies that guide the organization to achieve its vision.  The CEO works collaboratively with leadership staff to develop the internal goals and policies that support achieving those strategies. This person is the link between the Board of Directors and agency staff, as well as serving as a key connector between SCS and its many community partners.

Our ideal candidate will be a strong, collaborative leader, skilled at creating and motivating solid teams of staff and volunteers. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, able to see the big picture, while simultaneously assuring operational effectiveness to create success.

How to Apply...

The search for this position is being conducted on our behalf by Catherine Crooker at Crooker Consulting LLC.  To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, and answers to the three supplementary questions below to Catherine at:

For questions, please contact Catherine via email.

Review of applications will begin March 1 and will continue through March 22. With the upcoming retirement of our current CEO in the summer of 2021, our goal is to welcome our new CEO no later than June. Position will remain open until filled.

Supplementary Questions:

  1. What led you to apply for this position?
  2. What do you believe are some of the key factors that help lift a person toward economic self-sufficiency?
  3. What do you think is the most impactful role a Community Action organization can play in its community?
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