Position Title: Foundation Executive Director Reports to: Board President
Applicants/Resumes only accepted through October 1, 2010. General Summary: Responsible for the general management of Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation (GQHF), ensuring that its mission and goals are achieved and its policies are implemented. Primary areas of responsibility include planning, budgeting, fundraising, administration, facilities management, community relations, Board relations, volunteer and staff development. Essential Job Functions: • Ensure that GQHF has clearly articulated short and long term goals, and strategies to achieve them. Develop and implement annual fundraising strategies to accomplish goals. • Develop an annual budget for Board approval to ensure allocation of funds to meet present needs and future potential. Monitor revenues and expenses and recommend interim budget modifications, if necessary. • Identify, research, and write various funding sources including individual, corporate, foundation, and governmental entities. • Establish and implement an annual calendar of all fundraising activities, including grant-writing schedules and special events. • Coordinate and implement special events. • Ensure that accepted standards of museum artifacts preservation and museum maintenance are met as necessary. • Ensure compliance with state and federal reporting requirements and non-profit/foundation laws and standards. Ensure compliance with accounting standards and facilitate annual audit process. • Act as the GQHF liaison and build community relationships with individuals, sponsors, corporations, other foundations, and governmental officials. • Serve as a spokesperson to the public, ensuring that written and verbal communication (including press releases) about GQHF reflects its mission and goals. • Manage staff & volunteers, including hiring, training, performance appraisal, corrective action and termination; ensure productive working relationships between Board and staff. • Maintain an organizational climate that attracts, motivates and retains high quality staff & volunteers in compliance with human resources policies and applicable legal requirements. • Prepare and publish periodic newsletters and oversee website content and updates. • Manage and oversee GQHF databases, including member, donor, sponsor and suppliers. • Manage and oversee facilities maintenance of the Museum.
Minimum Requirements: • Bachelors Degree • Eight years work experience in non-profit management or business management, including fund development, budgeting and financial management • Proficient user of PC, QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Suite. • Have a passion for American history and artifacts, with a thorough understanding of their architectural and cultural implications.
The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
Applicants/Resumes only accepted through October 1, 2010.