Business Director
Santa Clara, CA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Requisition Number20-0061
Post Date1/21/2020
TitleBusiness Director
CitySanta Clara
DescriptionThe Salvation Army
Golden State Division

Silicon Valley Administration

POSITION: Silicon Valley Director of Business
SUPERVISOR: County Administrator
STATUS: Full-Time, Exempt

The Salvation Army Mission Statement
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Director of Business has the responsibility to successfully lead all areas of business operations for The Salvation Army of Silicon Valley. In the absence of the Silicon Valley County Administrator, the DOB has full and direct responsibility for any and all business operations and programs as assigned by the SVCA. The DOB advises and makes recommendations to the SVCA regarding overall departmental and organizational goals and objectives. Leads strategic planning to evaluate and expands programs, increase fundraising opportunities and stream line procedures, and policies. The purpose of the DOB position is to provide a consistent executive and ministry driving force throughout all County units and to represent The Salvation Army of Silicon Valley in the community. The DOB will have a deep commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army, which will be evident in his or her professional life and the manner in which he or she represents The Salvation Army of Silicon Valley in the community.
* Master's Degree in Business and 5 years of experience OR equivalent experience preferred
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Positive team building and excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate a must
* Proficient in business computer applications including MS Office suite applications and Shelby accounting software. (Great Plains and/or Shelby preferred)
* Extensive knowledge of accounting, strategic planning and fundraising
* Demonstrate a working knowledge of budgeting, finance reporting and forecasting, interpersonal communications, applications of information technology, external relations, risk management and fleet management

Excellent benefits to include medical/dental, vacation, sick leave, STD, Life Insurance, Retirement (Defined Contribution Plan) and much more!

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/People with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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