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Executive Director

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Hampden Family Center
Baltimore, MD
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Published 23 days ago

The Executive Director of the Hampden Family Center (the Center) is the chief Executive

Officer of the organization. The Executive Director reports to the Board of

Directors and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of

its mission and financial objectives. The Director stewards the Center’s staff

and programs success and development.


Fundraising & Development

Lead the Board of Directors in fundraising activities and in maintaining the financial

stability of the Center and its programs through the active cultivation,

solicitation and stewardship of individuals, corporations, foundations, and partners.

-   Develop and maintain funding plan.

-         Oversee grant writing and grant reports.

-         Lead donor cultivation and retention efforts.

-         With Event Committee, plan and execute fundraising events.

-         Develop and strengthen partnerships with key stakeholders and constituencies.

-         Attend all Board Meetings and prepare appropriate reports to ensure members are fully informed; provide members with priorities for board support.

Administration & Operations

Oversee all administrative and operations efforts of the Center; ensure that all strategies and systems enable the Center to deliver the highest quality of service.

-         Assure that the Center has a long-range strategy to achieve its mission. Manage

execution and monitor progress.

-         Ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

-         Manage and maintain all official records, including merchant accounts, benefit plans, and vendor, funder, and employee files.

-         Prepare and process payroll for all staff.

-         Oversee building management and maintenance schedules.

Financial Management

-Oversee Center budgets and financial management. Responsible for maintaining sound financial practices.

-         Prepare an annual budget with the Finance Committee.

-         Ensure that the organization operates within budget guidelines and effectively manages cash flow and accounts payable.

-         Maintain and provide all records needed for the annual financial audit.

-         Jointly, with the Executive Committee, conduct official correspondence of the

organization, and execute legal documents.

Personnel Management

-Responsible for the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.

-         Plan and conduct appropriate training and onboarding for new staff.

-         Maintain all background check records; store securely in compliance with State


-         With the Personnel Committee, ensure that job descriptions are developed, regular performance evaluations are held, and sound human resource practices are in


-         Ensure that an effective management team, with proactive plans for succession, is in place.

-         Encourage and promote professional development opportunities for staff and volunteers.

-         Create a climate that attracts, develops, and motivates a diverse and dynamic staff.

Marketing & Public Relations

-         Develop and implement an annual marketing and communications plan.

-         Serve as the primary spokesperson for the Center and actively seek opportunities to promote its mission and programs in all public forums.

-         Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups and organizations, such as the Hampden Village Merchants Association and the Hampden Community Council.


Education:       Bachelor’s

Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred

 Experience:     A minimum of five (5) year’s management experience

Demonstrated experience in developing and managing budgets

Demonstrated success in fundraising and development in an organization with a budget of $500,000+

Experience in executing a strategic plan

Knowledge:     Knowledge of community-based organizations

Knowledge of best practices for non-profit operations, financial management and human resources

Skills:              Understand and be committed to the overall philosophy of the Center and its dedication to serve people of all backgrounds and needs.

Ability to relate to people of diverse educational, cultural, and economic backgrounds.

Supportive and creative leader, collaborator, and facilitator.

Ability to articulate a vision and motivate people to act with a shared vision.

Ability to establish clear, fair, and objective practices with staff.

Ability to recognize and utilize the expertise of others.

Ability to positively represent the Center to the public.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; highly skilled in Outlook, Office, QuickBooks and donor management software. 

The Executive Director of the Hampden Family Center (the Center) is the chief Executive

Officer of the organization. The Executive Director reports to the Board of

Directors and is responsible for the organization’s consistent…

Details at a Glance

Time Commitment
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Full Time Schedule
Start Date
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May 15, 2023
Application Deadline
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May 12, 2023
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4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
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USD $70,000 - USD $80,000 / year


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1104 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211, USA

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