Senior Level Leadership Opportunity

PathLight International seeks to hire a senior level Executive Director to direct and expand PathLight’s mission and operations in Belize.

PathLight empowers children in Belize to receive a quality education, break free from poverty, and reach their God-given potential. With twelve years of experience in Belize, a formal Memorandum of Agreement with the Belizean Ministry of Education, and demonstrated results, PathLight’s three integrated programs (Sponsorship+, Teacher Training, and Community Partners) offer hope to children who have the greatest potential for academic success but the least economic means to realize their dreams.

A summary of the role:

The goal of the Executive Director’s position is to expand, direct and manage PathLight’s ministry and operations in Belize enabling long-term sustainability through growing domestic financial resources, developing key local relationships and engagement, and driving superior, measurable results in terms of the skills, capabilities and accomplishments of PL’s graduates, thus enabling PathLight to achieve its core vision: Hope for every child through the power of a vibrant faith and a dynamic learning environment.

Reports to:  CEO, with five direct reports

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Lead, expand, strengthen and motivate the PathLight Belize organization, actively developing Staff thru topic-specific workshops (funds development, social & emotional support, leadership, sharing best practices); overseeing BZ hiring & on-boarding processes.

  2. Development, leadership and oversight of initiatives and key relationships with business, governmental, ecclesial and media that advance PathLight’s dual goals of being fully funded in Belize and having PathLight graduates use their strong faith and vocational competencies to serve in senior level leadership positions in every sector of Belize. 

Qualifications and Attributes:

  1. Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.  

  2. Possesses an active, mature and vibrant Christian faith. 

  3. Respected, successful senior level experience in industry, government service or a non-profit organization, leading senior teams of people.

Compensation and Benefits:

PathLight offers a compensation package for this role that is competitive with similar roles in comparable organizations, and also includes PathLights full benefits package.

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