Website Mary J. Treglia Community House

Executive Director

Goal of the Position: The Executive Director is responsible for overall operations, asset protection, marketing/public relations, and fundraising for Mary Treglia, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.

General Duties:

Board of Directors Relations:

  • Work with the Board to develop and implement current and long-term organizational goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for Mary Treglia operations.
  • Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the organization.
  • Oversee organization Board and committee meetings.


 Accounting Duties:

  • Oversee all accounting functions including those necessary for auditing, budgeting, financial analysis, capital asset, property management, and payroll in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, Board policies and procedures, and all other applicable rules and guidelines.
  • Plan and operation of annual budget.
  • Work with agency contracted bookkeeper to maintain financial records, pay bills, create invoices, payroll and other relevant tasks.

Employee Relations:

  • Handle all aspects of human resource management, including but not limited to hiring, retaining, and termination, developing position descriptions, setting compensation, and applying board-approved employee policies and benefits in accordance with federal and state requirements.
  • Research, comprehending, and applying laws and procedures that pertain to our obligation to serve our clients and students competently and ethically. This will include understanding the legal ethics of interpreters, immigration specialists, attorneys, and tax professionals; adhering to strict childcare guidelines established by the Iowa Department of Human Services; and following all local, state, and federal employment laws.
  • Work with employees to complete correct documentation for payroll.
  • Maintain employee records
  • Supervise and collaborate with staff.

Strategic Marketing:

  • Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that MJTCH can successfully fulfill its Mission into the future.
  • Responsible for implementation of the programs that carry out the organization’s mission.
  • Strategic planning and implementation.
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public.
  • Responsible for the enhancement of MJTCH’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.
  • Oversee marketing and other communications efforts.

Grant and fundraising:

  • Identifying, researching, and writing grants and funding proposals.
  • Managing grant and donor funds to ensure fulfillment of agreements as required, including filing reports accurately and timely, ensuring appropriate receipt and disbursement of funds, and that donors are appropriately recognized.
  • Working with the Board to develop, manage, and market fundraising events, annual fundraising, and corporate sponsorships.
  • Engage in fundraising and developing other revenues.


  • Recruiting, supervising, and celebrating volunteers.
  • Ensuring background checks, documentation and all relevant paperwork is collected and maintained for volunteers.


  • Ensure programming data is collected, entered, and maintained for all MJTCH programs.
  • Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit.

Building needs

  • Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.
  • Review and approve contracts for services.
  • Navigate the upkeep of the building and work with contractors and other service/ maintenance organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
  • Maintain the upkeep of technology, phone and internet to insure the day to day program needs are met.

Qualifications/ Skills: 

  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership.
  • Five or more years senior nonprofit management experience.
  • Experience and skill in working with a Board of Directors.
  • High level strategic thinking and planning. Ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers, and donors.
  • Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers, and the overall community.
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff.
  • A history of successfully generating new revenue streams and improving financial results.
  • Active fundraising experience. Excellent donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community.
  • Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies and volunteers.
  • Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
  • Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong public speaking ability.
  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy.

Physical Demands: Minimum physical effort to work in an office setting.

Work Environment: Ability to work effectively in a team environment. This position will be based out of Mary J Treglia Community House 900 Jennings St, Sioux City IA, along with remote working option.  Local travel is expected.

Child Protection Clearance Classification: Screening and Training required (to be provided to the successful candidate by the agency)

Direct Supervisor:  The Board of Directors


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