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Executive Director

Híbrido, O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de San Antonio, TX

Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego:Tempo Integral
Data de Início:16 de setembro de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições:24 de julho de 2024
Educação:Ensino Superior Requerido
Nível de Experiência:Diretor
Salário:USD $85.000 - $135.000 / ano

Descrição

Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas (GSA) is a Texas not-for-profit organization dedicated to connecting the communities of San Antonio and South Texas to nature close to where they live.  Our mission is to sustain the natural environment and enhance urban spaces through land conservation, community engagement, and education.  This is done through three principal programs: Land Conservation and Stewardship; Urban Land and Water, which includes Community Gardens; and “Picture Your World,” a nature photography program for children 8 to 18 years of age; as well as related public education efforts.

Summary

The Executive Director directs the work of the organization to implement the goals, objectives, policies, and strategic plan established by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director innovates and adapts the organization’s vision to changing environmental and social conditions. The Executive director provides strategic advice to the Board and its committees. The Executive Director will serve as the face of the organization to the community and all stakeholders. The Executive Director will lead fundraising and annual campaigns with Staff, Board Members, and other stakeholders. The Executive Director reports to the Board through the Board President and the Executive Committee.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@greensatx.org. We will collect candidates from now through 7/24/2024 and then start phone and personal interviews. 

Responsibilities 

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Leadership and Administration 

● Foster and maintain a clear vision for the organization. 

● Working with the Board, lead the strategic efforts of the organization: keep the organization focused on its goals and strategic plan, update our strategic plan, update the Board and staff on the organization’s strategic progress. 

● Develop and implement a fundraising plan, financial management plan, and annual programmatic work plans. 

● Ensure programmatic excellence and rigorous program evaluation. 

● Recruit, train, motivate, develop, and evaluate staff and empower their initiative and creativity. 

● Ensure Board and staff compliance with all internal policies and procedures, contracts, grant, and legal requirements. 

● Ensure compliance with the Land Trust Standards and Practices of the Land Trust Alliance; maintain accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. 

● Administer financial, personnel, and organizational policies, and ensure that systems are in place for effective financial, personnel, fundraising, program, and conservation management.  

● Effectively manage the organization so that all elements – board, staff, volunteers, and partners – collaborate as a team and meet goals. 

Fiscal Operations, Standards, and Practices 

● Lead the organization in fiscal and operational sustainability.

● Develop and implement long-term strategies to ensure sustainable operations.  

● Ensure reliable and responsible administration of financial obligations, personnel, land acquisitions, easements, grants, legal, and related record-keeping and reporting obligations.  

● In association with the Board, develop and administer an annual budget for the organization and its programs and track expenses and income by program.

● Ensure the reporting of cash flow projections, budget variances, and ad hoc reports each month to assess the financial health of the organization, and as requested by the Board. 

● Oversee regular financial audits, accreditation, and compliance with relevant regulations and standards.

● Ensure that procedures and workflows incorporate adequate internal controls. 

● Work with the Board and staff to set financial priorities that best support the strategic plan. 

Fundraising

● Lead fundraising and annual campaigns with Staff, Board Members, and other stakeholders.

● Develop a fundraising plan and report progress toward plan benchmarks.  

● Cultivate and steward major donor prospects and corporate partnerships. 

● Research, locate, and apply for appropriate grants. 

● Provide support and convene regular meetings of the Board Resource Development Committee. 

Community Outreach

● Provide for marketing and public information services to support programs. 

● Develop and support mechanisms for regular communication with stakeholders, members, partners, and the media.

● Cultivate and nurture positive working relationships with interagency partners, political and community leaders, funders and donors, professional organizations, the media, landowners, state and national land trust communities, and the public.

● Recruit, train, and engage volunteers. 

Board Relations 

● Provide information and support to the Board in fulfillment of its duties. 

● Recruit, orient, train, and engage Board members. 

● Make recommendations to the Board and its committees regarding policies, programs, and practices. 

Minimum Qualifications 

● Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Nonprofit Management or in a conservation-related field or similar relevant experience.

● Exposure to and understanding of non-profit operations.  

● Commitment to the organization’s mission. 

● Experience in a leadership or management role. 

● Proven success with fiscal operations, employee management, and fundraising.

● Knowledge of the function of Board of Directors and ability to develop strategic plans, implement fundraising goals, and oversee program delivery.

● Proven experience cultivating strategic partnerships, major philanthropic gifts, and corporate sponsorships.

● Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

● Outstanding written and oral communication skills with the ability to inspire and persuade.

● Strong collaboration and consensus building skills. 

● Passion, integrity, positive attitude, entrepreneurial, innovative, and self-directed.

● Proficiency in or ability to use relevant software, financial management tools, databases, such as Quickbooks Online, Little Green Light, Landscape, etc.

Preferred Qualifications 

● A Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration or a conservation-related field or a professional degree in a related field. 

● Prior experience with a conservation land trust organization, knowledge of conservation, sustainability, and nature education.

● Experience with the San Antonio/south Texas nonprofit and philanthropic landscape. 

Work Environment: This position operates in an indoor office setting the majority of the time. Some time will be spent at events and meetings outside the office. 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and converse with employees, maintain a stationary position, move/traverse, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms for short periods of time.

Position Type: This is a full time, exempt position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but is flexible based on need. Regional and national travel, as well as evening, night, and weekend work may be required as duties demand.  

Affirmative Action (AAP/EEO statement): Our goal is to be a diverse workplace that is representative, at all job levels, of the community we serve and to foster an inclusive workplace culture. GSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at hiring@greensatx.org or you may call us at 210-353-4701.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas (GSA) is a Texas not-for-profit organization dedicated to connecting the communities of San Antonio and South Texas to nature close to where they live.  Our mission is to sustain the natural environment…

Benefícios

20 days of personal paid leave, 12 paid holidays, group health insurance plan, eligible to participate in dental plan, SIMPLE IRA plan option, business expenses reimbursements, development opportunities, hybrid work schedule, and could include additional, performance-based compensation.  

20 days of personal paid leave, 12 paid holidays, group health insurance plan, eligible to participate in dental plan, SIMPLE IRA plan option, business expenses reimbursements…

Localização

Híbrido
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de San Antonio, TX
108 E Mistletoe, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA

Como se inscrever

Please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@greensatx.org. We will collect candidates from now through 7/24/2024 and then start phone and personal interviews. 

Please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@greensatx.org. We will collect candidates from now through 7/24/2024 and then start phone and personal interviews. 

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