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Executive Director

Company: Confidential
Location: New York
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Company seeks an inspirational, collaborative, and empowering leader to provide strategic direction and oversight for this complex and vital organization. This is a tremendous opportunity to succeed a long-term and successful leader, taking the helm of a fast-growing, high-impact and well-respected organization at an increasingly critical time as the needs of the community it serves become greater.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for leading and overseeing all aspects of Company in deep collaboration with its multiple stakeholder groups. This executive will approach the leadership role with tenacity, supporting the growth and professional development of a unionized staff as well as encouraging the development of thought leaders throughout the organization.

The Executive Director will serve as the primary spokesperson for Company, an organization that is fiercely dedicated to promoting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels, both internally and externally. In addition to the complex managerial, financial, and operational responsibilities of the role, this person will support and expand collective efforts to promote cultural diversity and dismantle institutional inequity.

A lifelong advocate with a proven dedication to fighting for justice, the Executive Director will approach their work with curiosity, innovation, and collaboration in pursuit of the organization's mission. In partnership with the Board and management team, the next Executive Director will define bold short- and long-term goals, design a cohesive and targeted strategic plan, and work with a wide variety of constituents to implement and adapt or modify it as needed.

The Executive Director's key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

--- Provide strategic leadership for the organization, synthesizing across the viewpoints and interests of stakeholders and developing a clear vision and strategy for how Company can continue to grow and strengthen its work for communities.
--- Collaborate with the Board and staff, establishing short and long-range goals, strategies, and plans for implementation.
--- Empower teams, ensuring they are provided with the necessary direction and resources to realize strategic and operational goals.
--- Build a cohesive, collaborative, diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace with all employees and staff (both unionized and non-unionized).
--- Unite the borough/branch offices through a shared focus on strategic priorities by leveraging the central office as a hub to promote a cohesive culture.
--- Support the short- and long-term financial goals, ensuring it operates as a sustainable and financially sound organization.
--- Increase, diversify, and stabilize financial support from public funders (federal/state/local), foundations and private donors.
--- Ensure operational efficiency of the organization, through continuous improvement of and investment in systems and resources to support growth.
--- Promote Company and its unique value proposition, increasing visibility for critical issues facing low-income New Yorkers and both growing and diversifying opportunities for partnerships and philanthropic support.
--- Represent the organization and its mission to external stakeholders, providing thought leadership and cultivating relationships with partners, funders, elected representatives, courts, low-income communities, the private bar, and other stakeholders.
--- Keep the Board and constituent corporation board chairs apprised of the organization's financial status, work, and operations.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The salary range for this role is $300,000 - 350,000 with a generous benefits package including health coverage, a 403(b) plan and vacation time.

Company permits all employees whose job functions allow it to work remotely up to fifty percent of each pay period. It is understood that as the head of the organization, the Executive Director will bring a willingness and enthusiasm to be onsite frequently and regularly.
An equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages expressions of interest from people of color, individuals living with disabilities, people of all ages, women, and LGBTQ+ leaders.

Keywords: Confidential, New York , Executive Director, Executive , New York, New York

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