Current Job opportunities in Western NC:

Opening: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) | Posting Closes: Jan 18, 2019

United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County seeks an individual who is well prepared to provide the inspired external and internal leadership required of this role. The new CEO must have proven, significant, and successful organizational leadership experience and the ability to oversee fundraising, programs, and overall operations while working effectively with both the leadership team and the board to guide the organization. The CEO must also possess the talent to listen and communicate effectively and to build relationships with multiple constituencies, including the Board, staff, donors, agency partners, people impacted by the issues we seek to address, and other community leaders.

Key Responsibilities
- Leads long range planning and visioning, in partnership with the Board of Directors and staff.
- Serves as agency spokesperson. Supports marketing and public relations and advocacy efforts, acts as liaison with partner organizations, and nurtures and expands the organization’s key external relationships.
- Leads organizational fundraising efforts in partnership with the board and development staff.  
- Manages budget development, financial forecasting, and oversight in partnership with the Board of Directors and the Vice President of Finance & Operations.
- Provides advice, counsel, and support to the Board of Directors, and helps maintain and leverage an engaged, powerful board

The full position announcement and application process can be found here:

Contact: Greg Walker Wilson* | Email Address:
*Note: Greg Walker Wilson is serving as point for the search committee and is not a member of the staff at United Way.

Opening: Spanish Bilingual Business Account Specialist | Posting Closes: Until Filled.

Under the direction and guidance of the Y Business Center Director and consistent with the mission of the YMCA and the policies and guidelines of the YMCA of Western North Carolina, the Bilingual Spanish Account Specialist will work with both membership and youth services performing accounting functions, consulting with YMCA staff, members, parents, and volunteers as resources, operating within established business procedures. The Bilingual Spanish Account Specialist is accountable for delivering accurate, exceptional and outstanding service to YMCA staff, members, parents, and volunteers. The Bilingual Spanish Account Specialist is a highly visible representative of the YMCA mission, theme, and character development values. Qualifications:

The Bilingual Spanish Account Specialist must be able to:
Move to various locations in and around the centers
Bend or stoop to reach to various height levels
Communicate verbally including clear and understandable speech
Hear and comprehend as well as communicate verbal and written instructions
Fully and competently complete all required written forms
Fully and competently enter and retrieve data from the computer system

The YMCA of Western North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and it is our policy to comply with all existing statutes regarding Equal Opportunity as they relate to all employees, applicants for employment, and personnel decisions including recruitment, compensation, hiring, training, and other employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to sex, race, color, age, creed, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, uniformed service member, genetic information, sexual preference, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, regulations or ordinances, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. No question on our application is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. Testing of job-related skills may be required prior to employment.

For more info, please contact - Jack Henry,

Opening: Head of School | Posting Closes: February 1st

Hanger Hall: A School for Girls is searching for a full-time Head of School for the 2019-2020 school year. Hanger Hall is a unique learning community for middle school girls located in Asheville, North Carolina. Celebrating its 20th year in 2020, the school seeks to develop not only the academic skills and intellectual potential of each girl, but promote social and emotional development, confidence, individuality, and creativity —“nurturing the girl and empowering the emerging woman.” An independent, non-profit school (74 students), small classes (average size of 12) enable the faculty to create a safe and supportive learning environment.


The Head of School sets the tone for a welcoming, innovative, collaborative educational community. The Head inspires a shared vision for the school and facilitates planning to achieve those goals, creating positive relations within and beyond the school community. The Head also serves as chief administrative officer, ensuring strong management and organizational effectiveness. This includes planning for and oversight of the following:

  • School program/curriculum

  • School Finances: budgeting, development and fund raising

  • Marketing, admissions, and community relations

  • Recruiting, supervising, and mentoring faculty

  • Facility planning and management


  • Experienced educator and school leader (preferably in similar school setting).

  • Graduate degree in education or related field.

  • Understanding of the developmental needs of adolescent girls and philosophical underpinnings of single-gender educational model.

  • Energetic, visionary person with the practical/managerial skills to plan and achieve goals.

  • Interest in being part of a caring, supportive, small school community that values innovation and collaboration.

  • Strong role model for middle school girls: Balanced. Good communicator. Listener. Creative and collaborative problem solver. Caring and encouraging. Positive. Flexible. Honest. Good sense of humor and sense of adventure.

  • Experience with the following:

    • Personnel management (recruitment, supervision, mentoring)

    • Program evaluation

    • Budgeting and Financial Management

    • Institutional Advancement


Salary range from $67,000 to $73,000, commensurate with education and experience; retirement plan; paid leave; healthcare; and FLEX benefits.

To begin the application process: Send a letter of interest and resume to by February 1, 2019.