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Wells of Life - 
Chief Operating Officer 
Opportunity Profile

Wells of Life Chief Operating Officer - Position Description

Reporting to the Founder/CEO, the Chief Operating Officer provides the leadership and management to implement Wells of Life’s vision, to ensure that the ministry has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place, while ensuring financial health and operating efficiency to effectively fulfill its mission and achieve its strategic objectives. Wells of Life has an $2.5M annual budget with headquarters in Irvine, CA, as well as leadership teams in Uganda and Ireland. The Chief Operating Officer will be located in the Irvine office. There are currently 8 U.S. based staff, 3 full-time and 5 part-time, as well as 9 international employees, in the organization. 


Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer:  

Director of U.S. Operations, Finance Director, Uganda Country Director, and Ireland Operations Manager. 

This position is full time and located in the Irvine, CA headquarters. 

Learn more in the Opportunity Profile above.

Search & Selection Process


The Wells of Life CEO is charged with vetting candidates for this position and is assisted by Jeff Davis of J. Davis & Associates. JDA will explore a broad network to suggest potential candidates. This thorough search will include consideration of many names and subsequent review of resumes. When appropriate, candidates will be asked to provide a thorough vocational history, respond to a questionnaire, and have a video interview with Jeff Davis. Those holding the most promise may then be asked to complete additional virtual interviews. Next, references and backgrounds will be checked, degrees verified, and an extensive candidate profile will be prepared for the committee. The finalists will then participate in an in-person interview with Wells of Life leadership at its HQ in Irvine, California.  


J. Davis & Associates is an executive search consulting firm devoted to serving clients in the church, Christian non-profit, and educational sectors.  


Wells of Life is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. In this regard, Wells of Life conducts hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a), Wells of Life has the right to and does hire only candidates who agree with its Statement of Faith. 


Jeff Davis,
Executive Search Consultant

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