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Executive Director, Boone Center for the Family

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Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Communication/PR/Marketing, Counseling, Director/Executive/Management, Event Planning

The purpose of this position is to provide strategic and visionary leadership for the Boone Center for the Family. This position contributes to the University's mission by providing programs and services to communities within churches, academic institutions, and Christian organizations that empower and strengthen the communities' leaders.


  • Represent the Boone Center for the Family at national, community and university levels by public speaking at churches, academic institutions, professional conferences and University events.
  • Provide opportunity and guidance for staff members to implement current programming and expand program effectiveness. Lead the team as they write, develop and market new programs. 
  • Oversee the work of the Relationship IQ Director as he/she partners with other offices on campus such as Student Affairs, the Chaplain's office and programs such as Rise to build strong quality programming for Pepperdine students that promote healthy relationship living. Oversight includes evaluation of student programming through chapel, large seminars, small groups and student intern programs.
  • Oversee marketing initiatives and program outreach. Determine marketing needs, identify resources, oversee creation of marketing pieces and implementation of plans designed to help the center grow in reputation and reach.
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee programming and guest speakers for biannual Advisory Board Meetings and annual Friends of the Family League luncheon. Provide yearly goals and program development plans during these events so as to continue to build relationships with donors and increase giving to the Center.
  • Oversee fund raising, grant applications and revenue producing opportunities for the center. Maintain strong relationships with Advancement and Public Affairs.
  • Build quality relationships with other organizations on campus who serve the local church including the Office of Church Relations and the Center for Faith and Learning. Partner with these programs where possible to apply for grants and funding for church related outreach.
  • Serve as the liaison from the center to the Friends of the Family League for Savvy Chic, the annual fund raising event, serving on the executive committee of the auxiliary.
  • Facilitate relationships between churches, organizations and academic institutions in helping set up conferences, speaking engagements, training seminars and consultations for the clientele the center serves. Provide a nurturing retreat for pastor couples to support the work of church leaders.
  • Attract speakers and resources to strengthen the center resources. Invite quality speakers for the annual Harbor Family Track sponsored by the Boone Center for the Family.
  • Maintain and expand the resources of the Boone Center for the Family though providing quality outside referrals, materials on the website and attending professional conferences to increase professional contacts. 
  • Network with university students, faculty and administrators for the purpose of strengthening the family and building into the rich heritage of the University's mission to develop students who have lives of service, purpose and leadership.
  • Oversee the Integration of psychological and theological principles in center material that is applicable for leaders in academic, church and lay person settings.
  • Hire and train staff. Provide yearly evaluations for every staff member.
  • Manage and maintain budgets. Understand budgeting systems and be able to track and monitor spending.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Graduate Degree. Licensed, or licensed eligible, as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Psychologist, Professional Clinical counselor or Clinical Social Worker in the State of California, with significant experience; master's degree in mental health field required; active and current in scholarship and professional development; experienced as a respected and effective teacher and speaker; demonstrated experience as a team leader, budget manager, and as one who can empower and encourage staff and colleagues Ability to integrate psychological and theological principles in academic and lay-person settings; must live his/her faith and is well known for that personal characteristic; must embrace the mission and aspirations of the Boone Center for the Family; demonstrated ability to integrate Christian faith with therapy techniques in presentations

Preferred: Doctorate degree.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with applicable laws.

This is a Regular, Exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

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