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The Executive Director and CEO will assume primary operating and oversight responsibility for The Center and will work closely with Board, Staff, and community partners to advance the organization’s work and mission. She/He/They will have ultimate responsibility for strategic, operational, administrative, and financial stewardship in concert with the Board of Directors and will actively engage internal and external stakeholders in creating a shared vision for the future of the Center.


This executive leader will also work with Board and Stakeholders to develop and implement a new strategic plan and will provide motivational leadership to The Center with a focus on the following organizational priorities:

  • Ensure ongoing financial sustainability through growth and diversification of fundraising programs, capacity, and results
  • Broaden outreach to new individuals and communities while deepening engagement with current constituents, supporters, and partners
  • Grow, improve, and align programming to meet evolving community needs
  • Strengthen and improve operational systems and structures that support people, programs, and organizational growth
  • Raise visibility, awareness, and understanding of The Center’s work and accomplishments with all audiences

The Executive Director & CEO  will also function as a primary representative of The Center and the people and communities it serves at public events, in the media, with policy makers, and in coalition with other allied community organizations and leaders. 


CANDIDATE PROFILE:

The new Executive Director & CEO will be an experienced and dynamic leader with a high level of emotional intelligence and professional maturity. They will have proven skills in fundraising, strategic planning, and organizational leadership and growth as well as a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at all levels of the organization. They will bring a transparent, fair, and collaborative leadership style as well as a successful track record of managing, developing, and supporting people and teams of broadly diverse ages, background, experience, and identity.


Successful candidates will demonstrate personal passion for The Center’s work and mission and a deep understanding of current issues facing the LGBTQ community. They will be empathetic, warm, and people-centered and, at the same time, bring the professional skills and knowledge of systems, processes, and policies to lead an organization to new levels of growth and success. Regardless of professional background, an understanding of the intersectionality of racial equity, gender equity, and social justice in the LGBTQ movement is critical.


Required Skills and Experience (Must Haves):

  • Minimum of seven years of successful senior leadership and management experience (CEO, Executive Director, Deputy Director or similar), including strong strategic planning, staff management, operations development, and relationship management skills, ideally in a nonprofit environment;
  • Successful track record of nonprofit revenue development including individual, corporate, foundation, and special event fundraising;
  • Excellent people and team management skills with proven ability to positively coach and mentor staff while also ensuring accountability for results and outcomes;
  • Financial oversight and budget management experience in an organization of comparable size and complexity and with similar funding sources;
  • Intersectional understanding of LGBTQ social, political, and equity issues;
  • History of having led organizational growth while facilitating greater mission achievement;
  • Experience building and managing budgets while driving sound financial decisions and policy making;
  • Ability to cultivate strategic relationships with other nonprofits, community organizations, public officials, LGBTQ Movement leaders, and non-LGBTQ allies;
  • Exceptional written, oral, and electronic communications skills;
  • Ability to lead effectively across differences in age, sexual orientation, gender identity, racial and ethnic background, ability, and socioeconomic status.

The Executive Director and CEO will assume primary operating and oversight responsibility for The Center and will work closely with Board, Staff, and community partners to advance the organization’s work and mission. She/He/They will have…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 15, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 14, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Executive

Benefits

The Center is offering a comprehensive compensation package inclusive of salary (commensurate with experience) and full benefits. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance; $20,000 term life insurance; four weeks of paid vacation; thirteen paid holidays; a 401K Plan with up to 3% matching benefit; Paid sick leave.

The Center is offering a comprehensive compensation package inclusive of salary (commensurate with experience) and full benefits. Benefits include: health, dental and vision…

Location

On-site
Palm Springs, CA, USA

How to Apply

Inquiries, nominations, or applications (including a cover letter and resume) should be directed electronically and in confidence, to search@kevinchasesearch.com. We are pleased to answer any questions or supply further information.

Inquiries, nominations, or applications (including a cover letter and resume) should be directed electronically and in confidence, to search@kevinchasesearch.com. We are pleased…

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