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President and Chief Executive Officer

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333 31st St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713, USA


About the Role

The Pinellas County Urban League is seeking a seasoned senior executive to serve as the chief administrator responsible to the Board of Directors/Trustees; demonstrates the ability to develop, articulate and communicate the vision of the Affiliate; provides leadership to the organization, administering its functions and operations; assists in the development of short- and long-range objectives; acts as principal spokesperson, and in conjunction with the Board Chair, generates new ideas and leads through completion; initiates and maintains relationships with staff, board, political, corporate and community leaders; keeps abreast of issues facing the African-American and minority community; establishes agenda items and outlines each into action items for completion; forms a disciplined approach to achieving goals and objectives; and engages in dialogue across race, gender, sexual orientation, economic, and other differences.

Salary: $150Kper annum, depending on training and experience.


As administrator of the organization, the President and Chief Executive Officer directs the day-to-day operation of the Affiliate; implements and administers Affiliate policies and procedures; demonstrates wisdom, tact, and diplomacy in managing internal and external politics; evaluates programs and services administered by the Affiliate; and engages multiple stakeholders in the mission, goals, and objectives of the Urban League. 

The President and Chief Executive Officer must be proficient in and have an above average ability in the areas of planning, monitoring, fundraising, fiscal administration, proposal writing, organizational skills, written and oral communication, planning and evaluation, human resources administration, community and public relations, vision, advocacy, and strategic planning. The person selected to fill this executive position must have a minimum of 10 years experience in supervising staff in short- and long-range planning, strategic planning, fiscal management, program development and performance, fund raising, etc.

The successful applicant for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer must

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in business administration, social work, public administration, or finance. Other disciplines may be considered based on experience and a proven track record of leadership and management in community-based organizations. 

  • Candidate must have at least five years of senior non-profit or for-profit management experience. This should include experience in the development and implementation of service programs, program evaluation, advocacy, public education, fiscal management, strategic planning, and resource development. 

  • Must be able to prove at least four years’ experience working with a volunteer board, community leadership, and mobilization and collaboration efforts. 

  • Management and supervisory experience are essential.

  •  Additional qualifications include excellent organizational and communications skills, grant/proposal writing experience, and government/community relations’ experience. 

These are minimum requirements for the position of President/CEO. Prior experience within the Urban League Movement is desirable.

For certification consideration please submit an up-to-date resume to LifeWorks, Attention: Grant McMillon, 3201 34th Street South, Suite 400, St. Petersburg, Florida 33711, or email to by December 31, 2022. 

About the Company

The Pinellas County Urban League (PCUL) knows that our strength lies not only in the words we stand by but most importantly through the actions of our initiatives. We serve all 24 municipalities of Pinellas county and the following counties: Pasco, Hernando, Lake, Seminole, Marion County, Sumter County.

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