Executive DirectorCompany: North Limestone Community Development Corporation
Date Posted: February 25, 2018
Executive Director - North Limestone Community Development Corporation
The North Limestone Community Development Corporation (NoLi CDC), a 501c3 non-profit organization, is searching for a new Executive Director to build relationships in the community, empower neighbors, advocate for enhanced economic opportunities, promote equitable community development, stimulate community & cultural Initiatives, support affordable housing design & construction. and generate financial resources to sustain NoLi’s mission in the north end of Lexington, KY. The Executive Director works with and reports to the Board of Directors and its Executive Committee. In addition to the Executive Director, there are three professional staff.
Successful candidates will exhibit a strong understanding of and passion for equitable community development and NoLi’s mission; possess the cultural sensitivity and political acumen to navigate and balance the pros and cons of equitable community development; the ability to listen, understand, and appreciate diverse perspectives (internally and externally) with empathy and respect; exhibit a servant leadership style built on strong character and integrity that builds cohesion, credibility, and trust; be a big-picture, strategic, and creative thinker that can translate ideas and plans into action; willing to take risks and be held accountable based on knowledge and experience; be a strong communicator, collaborator, and advocate; be focused on processes and outcomes that encourage and validate the input received from stakeholders and that gets things done; be flexible and adaptable to change as conditions warrant; and be willing to live in the NoLi neighborhood.
The desired professional qualifications include an advanced degree or equivalent direct experience; five or more years of experience in nonprofit management and/or community development; a proven track record in nonprofit fundraising and grant administration; solid, hands-on, budget management skills, strong organizational management skills; and strong written and oral communication skills. Spanish language skills are a plus.
NoLi CDC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. The Executive Director serves under an annual employment contract.
North Limestone CDC does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability (including pregnancy), genetic information, age, military service, veteran status, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.
All qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to the search consultant, Timothy R. Burcham, CFRE at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 26, 2018.
Additional information on NoLi programming and projects can be found at: www.nolicdc.org