Chief Operating Officer
Company: WILLOW CREEK ASSOCIATION
Posted on: November 17, 2021
Global Leadership Network - South Barrington, IL
The Global Leadership Network is a community that is committed to
learning from each other and using our influence to accomplish
God's purposes on earth.
Position Summary: Reporting to the CEO, the COO will collaborate
with the CEO in setting and driving organizational alignment and
the coordination of systems to ensure GLN operates effectively,
expands its reach, and achieves its mission.
--- Provide cross-functional leadership that generates synergy and
ensures effective coordination of systems.
--- Engage with staff teams to determine how to leverage technology
to maximize marketing campaigns that drive business strategy.
--- Refine tactics, plans, and procedures that ensure strong
organizational collective engagement, communication, and
--- Collaborate with HR to optimize organizational structure and
STRATEGY, SCOPE & REACH
--- Expand the scope and reach by increasing the number of host
sites, host site attendance, and GLS Online participants.
--- Design, implement, and drive multi-year business strategies
that determine the targets and set goals for achieving GLN's
--- Activate team participation and collaboration to develop a
strategy that expands ongoing leadership development for additional
FINANCE & OPERATIONS
--- Oversee Finance and Operations to ensure GLN has effective
operational and financial procedures in place, reflecting good
stewardship, fiduciary responsibility, and high standards of
--- Lead the annual budgeting and planning process for mission
alignment and achievement of strategies, goals, and objectives.
Education, Experience, Skills & Knowledge
--- Proven experience as Chief Operating Officer or relevant
--- Demonstrate competency in business development
--- Business acumen
--- Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation
--- Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
--- Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
--- Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
--- Exemplary work ethic
--- Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
--- A vital relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
--- An active participant of a local church that holds to a
historic, orthodox understanding
of biblical Christianity
Core Organizational Values
--- Dependent on God: We seek direction and discernment from God as
our ultimate Leader, Source, and Guide.
--- Outcome Driven: Out of a desire to improve, we focus on
--- Resilient Flexibility: We are responsive and adaptive to
challenges and opportunities with a willingness to adjust.
--- Collaboration: We value the diverse and unique gifts of each
other and believe we are better together.
--- Teachability: We listen and respond to feedback, being open to
new ideas, people, styles, and opinions.
--- Community: We genuinely care for each other beyond the work we
--- God-Honoring Excellence: We give our absolute best to steward
personal skills, gifts and experiences with the people and
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