Questa Foundation for Education (Fort Wayne, Indiana) is seeking an Executive Director.
Questa Foundation for Education assists individuals with financial need to further their education with less debt and to become contributing members of Northeast Indiana's workforce.
Questa is a successful small nonprofit seeking an Executive Director to lead our organization through the next phase of growth.
Questa has a $3 million annual budget and six staff members.
The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our organization, ensuring that we are operating efficiently and effectively to achieve organizational goals, and will lead resource development.
In this role, you will be the face of the organization, working closely with the Board of Directors, educational institutions, and funders.
You will travel throughout the eleven counties of Northeast Indiana to build relationships and partnerships.
You will ensure that staff members are aligned with the company's mission and that we are working together to successfully achieve strategic objectives.
Our organization has a close and collaborative culture.
We are in search of an Executive Director who is aligned with our culture and will continue to enhance it through positive leadership.
The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors.
Responsibilities and Duties: -Develop and implement strategic plans and budgets that meet the organizations goals and objectives created in partnership with the Board of Directors -Recruit, develop, and manage our team to do all critical business functions -Develop positive relationships with key stakeholders including local colleges, universities, businesses, foundations, and private donors.
-Proactively address challenges in the internal and external environment to protect organizational interests
-Bachelor's degree or higher -Minimum of five years relevant work experience in higher education, economic development, or nonprofit sector
-Strong aptitude for verbal and written communication, presentation, and relationship development -Demonstrated fund raising ability
-Demonstrated ability to develop and to implement successful strategic plans, budgets, and marketing campaigns
-Passionate about Northeast Indiana
-A strong understanding of education and its ties to economic development in Northeast Indiana.
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Location/Region: Fort Wayne