Location: New York
Posted on: November 18, 2023
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
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
--- 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
--- Build a cohesive, collaborative, diverse, equitable, and
inclusive workplace with all employees and staff (both 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
--- 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
--- 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
--- Keep the Board and constituent corporation board chairs
apprised of the organization's financial status, work, and
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
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
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.
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