The Stevenson High School Community Foundation is seeking an enthusiastic, driven, innovative new Executive Director at an exciting time in the organization’s history. Entering its 25th year, the Foundation supports the work of award-winning, nationally-acclaimed Adlai E. Stevenson High School (http://www.d125.org/about/honors-and-awards). Connecting the school and its community, the Foundation (www.stevensonfoundation.org) has expanded its scope in the past few years creating a Stevenson to College program for first generation college students, expanding the Kids in Need fund, and continually supporting community and parent engagement in the school.
The Foundation Board of Directors is excited to realize current goals and pursue new opportunities and is seeking an experienced, passionate leader to guide the organization into the future.
An excellent candidate will demonstrate:
Successful experience working with not-for-profit organizations and boards
Ability to exercise good and timely judgment in complex situations
Ability to strongly and effectively communicate in both written and verbal form
Ability to build and sustain community relationships and partnerships
Personal and professional integrity
The Executive Director’s responsibilities include:
Work collaboratively with the Board of Directors to create a strategic plan as well as multi-year and annual goals
Develop, maintain, and support a strong, involved Foundation Board of Directors
Craft organizational policies, procedures, and processes to ensure the efficient management of the Foundation, it’s resources, and its assets
Provide leadership and supervision of 4 Professional Foundation Staff
Provide oversight and management of Foundation budget
Work collaboratively with the Director of Development, to lead Foundation fundraising initiatives and programs
Work collaboratively with the Stevenson to College Program Manager, Alumni Relations Manager, and the Career Explorations Manager to lead Foundation programs
Provide leadership and oversight for Foundation Community Events
Establish and maintain successful community relationships and partnerships
Work with the Foundation Board of Directors to proactively share, represent, and promote both Stevenson High School and the Stevenson Education Foundation
Education, Certification, and Experience: Four year degree (BA/BS) in Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Finance, Non-Profit Administration, or related field required; Master’s Degree preferred
Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered.
Application Process: Please complete the online employment application at www.d125.org and upload a resume and cover letter. Application deadline: December 15, 2017. Interviews will be ongoing.
The Stevenson High School Foundation was founded in 1993 with the mission of Connecting Community and School. We support Stevenson's mission of Success for Every Student through programs such as the Kids In Need (KIN) Fund and Stevenson To College. We also build partnerships and outreach programs to engage our extended community. Adlai E. Stevenson High School, located in Lincolnshire, Illinois, s...erves over 4,000 students and is consistently ranked as one of the best public high schools in the country. Find out more at StevensonFoundation.org.