Hays Caldwell Women’s Center, located in San Marcos, Texas, is seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking individual to lead our community based nonprofit organization.  The ideal candidate should be a strong leader who can represent HCWC in a professional manner with clear communication of the organization’s mission.     

HCWC MISSION:  The purpose of HCWC is to create an environment where violence and abuse are not tolerated in the communities we serve. The Center will provide education, violence prevention services and crisis intervention to victims of family violence, dating violence, sexual assault and child abuse.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  The executive director is a professional position charged with implementing the mission of HCWC. The executive director acts as chief administrator and is responsible for overall operations of the organization and its programs.  The executive director is responsible for financial management, personnel supervision, program development, public relations, volunteer development, and fundraising.  The executive director works in close collaboration with the board of directors and partner agencies. 

Background investigations will be conducted on all candidate finalists

REPORTS TO:  Board of Directors

Salary range:  Commensurate with experience 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and child abuse issues.
  • 5 years or more leadership experience in a management position, including supervision of staff, budget development and financial management.
  • Leadership experience with a supportive, service approach to managing staff and volunteers.
  • Experience with public relations or community relations.
  • Experience with administration of government grants for nonprofits.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; experience in public-speaking.
  • Willingness to relocate to, or live in, the service area of HCWC (Hays or Caldwell Counties).


  • Experience in nonprofit administration and working with volunteer boards.
  • Experience working collaboratively with people from diverse backgrounds in community based organizations.
  • Experience working with an emergency shelter or children’s advocacy center program.
  • Experience with fundraising from public and private sources.
  • Financial management expertise, including working knowledge of accounting, finance, and auditing.
  • Fluent in Spanish.
  • Graduate degree.


TO APPLY:  Qualified applicants should email the Transition Committee and request an application packet at:  hcwc.ed.transition@gmail.com 

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