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The Alumni Association of Stuyvesant High School, a premier specialized public high school in New York City that has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best high schools in the nation and has produced many notable alumni, including four Nobel laureates, is seeking an Executive Director.
The Executive Director would be responsible for determining and implementing the strategic goals and objectives of the Alumni Association. S/he would also be responsible for the management of all staff members and ensuring the success of the Association’s office and organization as a whole, while promoting the reputation and prestige of Stuyvesant High School as a leading New York City public education institution.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Oversee operations and administration of the Association’s Board of Directors and Trustees: liaise, communicate regularly, and support up to 27 Board Members (20 Directors and 7 Trustees).
- Provide Financial and Investment Oversight: recommend annual budget for Board approval and manage resources within set guidelines, adhering to laws/regulations applicable to Not-For-Profit Corporations.
- Personnel Management: effectively manage human resources in accordance with personnel policies and procedures that conform to applicable laws and regulations. Direct and supervise program and support staff. Evaluate, review, hire, and release staff as needed.
- Oversee planning execution of programs, including the Board’s election process, Reunion Weekend, annual Gala event, and specific initiatives such as the Mentoring Program and “StuyPrep.”
- Oversee Accounts Payable, Payroll and Administration processes, including Building Permits, and Insurance Policies.
- Oversee maintenance of Stuyvesant’s alumni donor database (Salesforce).
- Attend Board Meetings and provide support in preparing agenda baseline, slides, and custom financial reports as required/requested by the Board.
- Ensure that SHSAA and its mission are consistently presented in a strong, positive image to the entire Stuyvesant community (alumni, students, and faculty).
- Manage other initiatives, duties and responsibilities as required by the position.
- Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to simultaneously manage and delegate multiple projects and work assignments.
- Proven leadership, fundraising and relationship-building skills.
- Ability to work independently, with strong focus, impervious to distractions that are natural to the high school environment.
- A successful record of accomplishment in non-profit organizations.
- Ties to Stuyvesant given favorable consideration.
- An action-oriented, entrepreneurial, collaborative approach to problem solving.
- Advanced Excel knowledge, with ability to streamline and improve processes.
- Experience with Quickbooks and Salesforce preferred.
Minimum Education Required