We are conducting a retained executive search for an Executive Director. Our client is an independently operated non-profit foundation dedicated to providing children in the Twin Cities metro area access to education at Catholic schools. The foundation provides tuition-based assistance to families, grants supporting excellence in teaching and administration, and grants to schools for innovative programming.
The Executive Director will be a key player in the growth and reach of this organization. We are looking for an innovative leader and exceptional communicator who is able to clearly and effectively articulate plans to board members, schools, donors, partners, community members, and the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. The Executive Director will oversee all areas of operations and provide strategic direction for developing major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations. Responsibilities will include fund raising, donor management, financial accounting, overseeing foundation assets and investments, annual operating budget and timely financial reporting to the Board. The role will report to the Board of Directors and work closely with staff and consultants to promote the mission and values of the organization.
The ideal candidate will be a proven fund-raising executive with experience in developing and leading campaigns including major and planned gifts, annual giving, and specialized capital.
This individual will need to have an understanding of the education field with the ability to explain initiatives and create the vision to share with donors.
The qualified candidate will have knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church doctrine and traditions, the Archdiocese, and the 12-county area Catholic Schools. This individual will be passionate about Catholic education and well-regarded within the community.
Experience in managing and developing staff and consultants. Must have the flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Qualified candidates should email a resume to Bill Dubbs at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Minneapolis / St. Paul / Minnesota candidates. Relocation is not available for this position.
Additional Salary Information: Our client offers a competitive salary plus benefits