The Foundation employs a part-time Executive Director to help implement the mission of the organization. The position is selected by a majority vote of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees and reports directly to the Chair of the Foundation, who oversees the Board of Trustees. The Executive Director serves in a part-time, contractual position and is responsible for individual taxes and benefits. The Foundation is an “At Will” employer.
Because the Executive Director’s position is a contractual assignment, the Foundation is not required to provide working space, phone, computer or per diem reimbursement for travel. However, at its discretion, the Foundation may provide coverage for some of these expenses and other resources.
Specific Duties of the Executive Director
>The Executive Director of the Foundation functions as the Chief Operating Officer of the Foundation. >The Executive Director coordinates all fundraising efforts to include donor recruitment and management and coordination of fundraising events to include but not limited to the Foundation’s annual Color Run, Gala, Golf Outing and Holiday Boutique. >The Executive Director coordinates communications to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees regarding meeting dates, agendas and committee coordination. >The Executive Director assists as needed standing and appointed committees to ensure successful completion of an event or project. >The Executive Director will also assist other CUSD 95 affiliated organizations such as the PTO presidents from the eight schools in providing donor solicitation support and restricted fund management assistance. >The Executive Director will be actively engaged in the community to optimize donor cultivation with local businesses, organizations and parents.
District 95 is also currently seeking to fill a part-time position, District Development Coordinator. Candidates for The Foundation Executive Director position are encouraged to apply for the District 95 Development Coordinator position at
The District 95 Educational Foundation is a not-for-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization, incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois. The Foundation is autonomous, working in partnership with Community Unit School District 95 (CUSD 95) to gather and disburse resources to support opportunities consistent with the District’s mission and strategic plan.
A volunteer board governs the Foundatio...n and is joined by the CUSD 95 Superintendent and a representative from the District’s Board of Education.