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We inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy. As one of 83 nonprofit affiliates in the Girls Inc. Network, Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara annually serves more than 1,300 girls, ages 5-18, through remote school day learning support programs, after-school and summer camp enrichment programs, a dedicated teen center and teen outreach programming, and a recreational-to-competitive gymnastics program.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) provides strategic leadership and oversight of our affiliate’s programming and advocacy. The CEO manages staff and program administration, and interfaces with the National Girls Inc. organization. They partner with the Board of Directors to ensure long-term planning; strong fund development success; and representation of Girls Inc. in the community – all in support of sustainable growth.

The CEO is responsible for executing upon the board’s Statement of Direction. They build partnerships with schools, government, community and funder stakeholders. They ensure the prudent management of finances; develop and reward an effective culturally competent staff; assure that nonprofit/legal requirements are met; advocate for the rights and needs of all girls and motivate girls to grow up healthy, educated, and independent. This full-time position reports to the Board of Directors, and is located onsite in Santa Barbara, CA.

Girls Inc. is the leading national expert on girls’ issues. Our comprehensive approach to whole-person development equips girls, teens, and those who identify as female to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent, prepared to lead the next generation.

The successful candidate:

  • Is a self-aware, authentic, inspiring, and confident leader, who leads with vision, energy, and optimism.
  • Shares a deep belief in the Girls Inc. mission and vision and is an effective advocate for youth and for those working to support them.
  • Is committed to youth development and gender and racial equity.
  • Inspires and connects with Girls Inc. girls, staff, and the community, is also inspired by these constituents, and effectively articulates this inspiration and impact.
  • Relates well to all kinds of people in a variety of situations; uses diplomacy and tact and has high levels of emotional intelligence and cultural competence.
  • Thoughtfully takes on a challenge, considers input from team members, and embraces mistakes as learning opportunities.
  • Exhibits integrity and trust, adheres to Girls Inc.’s core values and always acts ethically.
  • Works collaboratively and inclusively and acts with composure and clarity.
  • Actively embodies Strong, Smart, and Bold for staff, girls, and the community.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara offers a competitive benefits package.

Read the full position description/qualifications and apply at girlsincsb.org/executivesearch. Applications will be accepted through May 14, 2021. 

We inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy. As one of 83 nonprofit affiliates in the Girls Inc. Network, Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara annually serves more than 1,300 girls, ages 5-18, through remote…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 14, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Benefits

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance. 403b employer match.

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance. 403b employer match.

Location

On-site
Santa Barbara, CA, USA

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply through the online portal on our website. We are not able to accept applicant materials through email. Please provide resume/CV, cover letter, and references when applying. Candidates will also be asked to respond to a series of short answer questions as part of the application process.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply through the online portal on our website. We are not able to accept applicant materials through email. Please provide resume/CV, cover…

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