Chief Executive Officer

Palomar: Oklahoma City’s Family Justice Center

Job Summary

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the leader of Palomar: Oklahoma City’s Family Justice Center. The CEO leverages the power of relationships and networks, and works across private, public and corporate sectors to build a strong collaborative that improves conditions for crime victims in the community. The CEO possesses a high level of broad business and management skills and is effective at generating resources and financial support for the organization. The CEO is dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good — creating, resourcing, scaling and leveraging strategies for broad investment and impact. The CEO works closely with the Board to craft and adapt the strategy to achieve this impact, including raising the funds to support it. Responsible for establishing and building relationships with community leaders, including those representing the highest levels in business, government and non-profit sectors.
The CEO will have overall management responsibility for FJC’s services and activities, including ongoing funding, development and maintenance of collaborative relationships, leadership in advancing FJC’s mission and vision, fiscal management, and facilitating inclusive and comprehensive service delivery to survivors. This position requires excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, conflict resolution, and leadership skills.

Essential Functions

  • Trauma and crisis informed; ability to navigate high volume crisis situations
  • Establishment and maintenance of strategic partnerships with nonprofit, religious, and government agencies
  • Frequent communication with partners, survivors, community members, Board members, government officials, and funders
  • Strong relationships with national and state FJC leaders and colleagues
  • Development and evaluation of FJC programs and services
  • Development and implementation of FJC policies and procedures
  • Hiring and supervision of FJC Executive Staff
  • Oversee the annual budget of $2.8 million, including development and management
  • Hosting and facilitating Advisory Council meetings and sub-committees
  • Grant writing, review and other fund development
  • Administration of grants, foundations and contracts
  • Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with FJC partners and community members

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree strongly preferred)
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of crime victimization programs and services, trends, and best practices in the field is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working collaborations with on-site and off-site partners, as well as with the community at large
  • A passion for serving crime victims on a macro level
  • At least five years of supervisory experience
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Demonstrated fund development success
  • Demonstrated ability to foster and lead a diverse collaboration
  • Flexibility and problem-solving capabilities a must
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively to address social issues that impact victims of crime and implement such ideas
  • Successful candidate must submit to and pass a background check

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $95,000.00 – $125,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Oklahoma City, OK 73103: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Leadership: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

To apply for this job email your details to tricia.everest@palomarokc.org