The Executive Director is responsible for the oversight of all activities of the mission. The Director reports directly to the Board of Directors, but at the Board’s direction, may have a close working relationship with the Chairperson of the Board. The Executive Director is granted full authority and responsibility to oversee all functions of the mission.

Salary range will be discussed at the interview. A base salary is set by the Board of Directors and beyond that the Executive Director is self-supported.

The Executive Director will provide oversight of:

  • The two schools at the mission, Nizhoni Academy and Desert Wind Bible Training Center
  • Maintenance
  • IT and communications equipment and operation, includes maintaining web page and social media platforms
  • Office manager
  • Fund raising
  • Staff

The Executive Director will also work with the office manager for ministry responsibilities


Work with maintenance personnel to accomplish the following:

  • Of the distribution of water to Navajo families
  • Oversight of laundromat
  • Oversight of showers
  • Oversight of tire repair station
  • Oversight of gym activities
  • Develop Navajo leaders

Spiritual Ministry

  • Work with and assist Navajo individuals on and off-site of the mission
  • Be open and ready to share the Gospel
  • Weddings, funerals, burials
  • Counseling
  • Develop spiritual leadership among Native Americans

Other Duties

Since most of the positions at the mission are voluntary and include no remuneration, staff turnovers can be frequent. This means that there may be times that the Executive Director will need to fill in to cover vacant positions. These tasks may include:

  • Repair or maintenance of vehicles
  • Hauling trash away
  • Physical plant maintenance or repair
  • Groundskeeping
  • Handle unexpected situations
  • Teaching classes

Performance Criteria

Oversight of all mission and volunteer staff, as well as assisting with smooth operation of all mission ministries.

Note: There are times when the Executive Director may have to deal with individuals who are obviously intoxicated or under the influence of other substances. These situations happen very rarely, but it is the Executive Director’s responsibility to handle them with grace and tact.

If interested email Board Chairman Gary Wolfe –