WaukeganRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Waukegan jobs

Chief Operating Officer

Location: Barrington
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details


Job Location
Global Leadership Network - South Barrington, IL

Position Type
Full-Time (Exempt)

Education Level
Graduate Degree

Travel Percentage
Minimal Travel

Job Shift

Job Category


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.

Primary Responsibilities:


--- 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 accountability.

--- Collaborate with HR to optimize organizational structure and personnel.


--- 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 mission.

--- Activate team participation and collaboration to develop a strategy that expands ongoing leadership development for additional revenue streams.


--- Oversee Finance and Operations to ensure GLN has effective operational and financial procedures in place, reflecting good stewardship, fiduciary responsibility, and high standards of integrity.

--- 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 role

--- Demonstrate competency in business development

--- Business acumen

--- Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics

--- 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 continuous growth.

--- 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 do.

--- God-Honoring Excellence: We give our absolute best to steward personal skills, gifts and experiences with the people and resources available.

Keywords: WILLOW CREEK ASSOCIATION, Waukegan , Chief Operating Officer, Executive , Barrington, Illinois

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Illinois jobs by following @recnetIL on Twitter!

Waukegan RSS job feeds