The ARK helps Chicagoland Jews faced with adversity to navigate toward self-reliance. Based in Chicago, with a satellite location in Northbrook, IL, ARK professionals, volunteers and donors provide free, comprehensive services within a framework of Jewish values and laws. The ARK’s comprehensive services include social services, a health and dental clinic, food pantry, intensive day program, post hospitalization support, spiritual enrichment, transitional residence, employment services and more. Embarking on a new chapter of growth in its 50th year, The ARK is expanding its current headquarters to make the facility more physically accessible, functional and secure.
The ARK is seeking an experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to thoughtfully lead the organization. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will play a critical role in the overall operation and growth of The ARK. The ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership qualities with notable non-profit executive management experience. Additionally, the CEO will demonstrate a diplomatic and motivational management style, collaborative approach, have strong financial and business acumen and the ability to represent The ARK with complete professionalism and integrity. This individual should have prior fundraising experience and the ability to build and maintain donor relationships, identify prospects and solicit support. The CEO will manage a team of individuals and departments including, but not limited to Operations, Fundraising, Clinical and Employment Services, Accounting & IT, Medical/Dental, and Social Services.