Southeast Kansas Community Action Program in Girard, Kansas is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Chief Executive Officer. Southeast Kansas Community Action Program, better known as SEK-CAP, is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the causes and conditions of poverty in southeast Kansas. Created in 1966, SEK-CAP is headquartered in Girard, but serves a much wider area which includes all twelve counties in southeast Kansas. Services include Head Start, Early Head Start, Housing, General Public Transportation and Avenues to Success, a new program designed to address needs created by the COVID-19 Pandemic. SEK-CAP employs over 230 staff positions and operates under the oversight of a nine-member governing board who reside throughout the service area.
The Chief Executive Officer position directs and coordinates activities of the private-nonprofit Community Action Agency, providing leadership to the staff and volunteer Board in furthering the agency mission of ensuring equal opportunity for low-income citizens. Successful candidates should have demonstrated success in leadership of a large multi-faceted organization. A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Services, or related field.