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Executive Director

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Kansas Appleseed | Lawrence, KS
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Kansas Appleseed


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Published 11 days ago

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$85,000 - $85,000


The Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice is seeking an Executive Director to oversee the administration, programs, fundraising, community outreach, and strategic plan of the organization.

About Kansas Appleseed: Kansas Appleseed is a statewide 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization dedicated to the belief that Kansans, working together, can build a state full of thriving, inclusive, and just communities. We're working for a future where: All Kansans have the resources they need to support themselves and raise healthy families; all Kansans can participate fully in the community under equal protection of the law; and all Kansans benefit from a fair and effective judicial system.

Kansas Appleseed works with community partners to understand the root causes of problems, support strong grassroots coalitions, and advocate for comprehensive solutions so all Kansans can reach their full potential. When necessary, Kansas Appleseed pursues impact litigation to protect the rights and wellbeing of vulnerable and excluded Kansans.

Kansas Appleseed’s current annual budget is approximately $950,000, which supports 11 full-time and one part-time staff positions; the organization’s main office is in Lawrence, and there are satellite offices in Dodge City, Wichita, and Pittsburg.

Recent organization accomplishments include championing state juvenile justice reforms that have resulted in a 51% reduction in youth incarceration in the state’s prisons; providing intensive community engagement statewide resulting in Child Nutrition Program sponsors serving more than a million more meals to Kansas kids annually; and filing a class-action lawsuit on behalf of Kansas youth in the state’s foster care system.

More information is available online at www.KansasAppleseed.org.


Executive Director Responsibilities:

• Staff leadership

• Fundraising and community outreach

• Collaborations with the Board of Directors


Preferred Qualifications:

• Significant management experience: The ideal candidate will have a track record of effectively

leading a staff of roughly Kansas Appleseed’s size (approximately a dozen staff members).

• Exceptional public leadership: The ideal candidate will be able to expand public support for Kansas Appleseed’s mission and vision.

• Proven fundraising track record: The ideal candidate will have experience supporting a budget of Kansas Appleseed’s size (approximately $950,000 annually).


We strongly encourage people from historically underrepresented communities to apply. Kansas Appleseed believes diversity and inclusion strengthen our communities and workplaces. Kansas Appleseed does not discriminate based on race, gender identity, religion, age, ethnicity, disability, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, or citizenship status.


To view the full position description and application instructions, please visit www.KansasAppleseed.org/hiring

The Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice is seeking an Executive Director to oversee the administration, programs, fundraising, community outreach, and strategic plan of the organization.

About Kansas Appleseed: Kansas Appleseed…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Premium insurance plans (including health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability) fully paid by employer, retirement employer match up to 3% of salary, PTO (three weeks), health leave (two weeks), and 16 paid holidays.

Premium insurance plans (including health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability) fully paid by employer, retirement employer match up to 3% of salary, PTO (three weeks…

How To Apply

Application procedure: Please send a resume and cover letter to applications@KansasAppleseed.org. Please put “Executive Director” in the subject line of your email. Please contact our Executive Director Benet Magnuson at bmagnuson@KansasAppleseed.org with any questions about the position. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Application procedure: Please send a resume and cover letter to applications@KansasAppleseed.org. Please put “Executive Director” in the subject line of your email. Please contact…

Location

Lawrence, KS
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