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Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Nashville

Deputy Executive Director

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Nashville


Job Summary

Supports executive director and executive team in all areas of agency’s operations, with particular attention to revenue generation, financial stewardship, development activities, staffing, and program oversight. Maintains ongoing and active networking with internal and external constituencies.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Review and monitor monthly accounting of each program’s operating budget, evaluating for efficacious and compliant use of funding, and sound fiscal management.

• Provides oversight of all agency policies and procedures pertaining to the delivery of services and recommends modifications as needed.

• Troubleshoots and investigates program operations and workload balance, to ensure priorities are managed timely and overall program key performance indicators are met, in concert with the agency’s strategic vision.

• Conducts monthly check-ins with leadership at all program sites to preemptively address and resolve performance concerns, personnel issues, and assess team cohesion.

• Maintains regular contact with board members, to solicit feedback, mitigate concerns, and steward support, with the goal of strong board engagement and cultivation of referrals for new board members.

• Provides support to executive director and development staff in stewardship of major donors.

• Evaluates overall staff training and continuing education needs, coordinating with human resources staff to develop and implement new staff orientation to mission and ongoing professional training to ensure best performance.

• Prepares written reports and board meeting presentations.

• Assists other deputy executive directors and program directors when needed.

• Serves on diocesan committees and maintains contact with other Catholic organizations, including parishes.

• Fosters vigilance among staff in protecting the agency’s reputation and reporting any internal and external threats.

• Researches and maintains intel on local nonprofits and other partner agencies.

• Represents executive director in her absence.

• Makes internal and external agency presentations.

• Prepare annual report to the Corporation.

• Serves as a member of the executive team.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Human Resources, Information Technology


Education and Experience:

• Master’s Degree and 3 years of management experience OR

• Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of management experience

• Knowledge/experience in the fields of accounting and business management

• Knowledge/experience with nonprofit management and government contract-based revenue sources.

Other Skills and Requirements:

• Strong oral and written communication skills and presentation abilities

• Excellent MS Office and database skills

• Organized and detail oriented and interpersonal skills

• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

• Strong interpersonal skills with decision-making and problem-solving abilities

• Exercises good judgment • Ability to handle confidential information with professionalism

• Shows initiative and works independently with minimal supervision

• Ability, interest, and willingness to work with diverse staff and clients

Additional Information


This position offers comprehensive benefits and retirement plan. Details available from Human Resources

How to Apply

For consideration, please email resume to:

Brent Morton

Vice President

Catholic Recruiter Associates



  • Date Posted: September 8, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Board Leadership
  • Start Date: 11/01/2022
  • Salary Range: $100,000-$110,00
  • Working Hours: 40