Executive Director


The Executive Director is the key manager of Sage’s Army, Inc. and reports directly to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Board Governance: Works with the Board in order to fulfill the organization mission.

  • Responsible for leading Sage’s Army, Inc. in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
  • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.

Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization. These duties are performed under the direction from the Board Treasurer.

  • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of Sage’s Army, Inc. to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.
  • Responsible for the fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
  • Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support Sage’s Army’s mission.

Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with the Board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, and community outreach.

  • Responsible for implementation of Sage’s Army’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission.
  • Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that Sage’s Army can successfully fulfill its mission into the future.
  • Responsible for the enhancement of Sage’s Army’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic, and private organizations.

Organization Operations: Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate.

  • Responsible for effective administration of Sage’s Army operations.
  • Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff.
  • Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.
  • Additional responsibilities & duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.


To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.

  • Transparent and high integrity leadership
  • Five or more years of nonprofit experience
  • Experience in the Substance Use Disorder (SUD) / Addiction Recovery field highly preferable
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
  • Ability to convey a vision of Sage’s Army’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector
  • Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff

Executive Director

The UpstreamPgh (formerly Nine Mile Run Watershed Association) Board of Directors seeks, as part of a planned succession, a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as its Executive Director, leading the organization to successfully sustain and grow its programs. With a start date of December 2021, the Executive Director will oversee a staff of up to 10 to achieve UpstreamPgh’s goals set out in its current strategic plan. The Executive Director holds responsibility for successfully implementing strategic, operational and fundraising efforts in coordination with a diverse board of directors.

Founded in 2001, UpstreamPgh has been restoring and protecting our watershed ecosystem for 20 years, while working regionally to support and implement resilient solutions for a healthy urban environment. We envision a region with clean water accessible to all, healthy and resilient communities, and ecosystems restored to their natural functions. For more information about our history and current initiatives, please visit our website at UpstreamPgh.org.


Fiscal Management:

  • Ensure that the organization acts in a financially sound and ethically responsible manner;
  • Develop an annual budget, and obtain approval for the budget from the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors;
  • Provide regular updates to track budget versus actuals, and ensure positive cash flow throughout the year;
  • Supervise Operations Manager, Bookkeeper, and CFO to ensure proper record keeping, allocation of expenses, and tracking of performance against budget goals;
  • Participate actively in the annual audit of the organization’s finances and preparation ofthe Form 990 tax return.

Fundraising and Board Development:

  • Develop, maintain, and support an active and engaged Board of Directors and board committees;
  • In coordination with the Development Committee of the Board of Directors, develop and implement an annual fundraising plan to achieve financial goals (currently $800,000) through diversified revenue streams including government, foundation, corporate and individual members and donors;
  • Build and steward relationships with foundation directors and program officers, as well as government staff to sustain and increase foundation and government commitments to UpstreamPgh programs.


  • Foster a climate that attracts, retains, and motivates a diverse and talented staff;
  • Empower staff members to learn and grow as a nimble team;
  • Work to implement best practices in Human Resources in coordination with the Board of Directors’ Human Resources Committee to develop, update and implement personnel policies and procedures;
  • Oversee all hiring, disciplinary, and termination activities for the organization.

Programming and Communications:

  • Serve as the public face of the organization to external constituencies, government officials, members and donors, and other community leaders;
  • Working with partners in several coalitions, advocate publicly and with elected officials for better water policies and increased funding for water infrastructure;
  • Work with staff and Board to develop and implement a yearly operating plan that aligns with the Strategic Plan, community needs, and new or emerging issues related to the health of the Nine Mile Run watershed, and watershed friendly policies on a regional level;
  • Develop a marketing, outreach and engagement plan to enhance the newly-implemented brand, and promote the organization and its goals to UpstreamPgh’s members, local residents, and the general public;

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The Executive Director will lead with idealism, integrity, and a positive attitude. The successful candidate will have passion for the mission and vision of UpstreamPgh, show a demonstrated commitment to regional environmental issues, and have extensive experience with nonprofit organizations and the vast skillset required of an Executive Director.

Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (preferably Master’s degree) and/or extensive experience with organizational development and leadership, environmental advocacy and education, fundraising, and/or community development;
  • Commitment to and experience with developing programming based on data-driven program evaluation;
  • A proven track record of leading a team by example and developing and sustaining a culture that fosters diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • Experience in marketing, public relations, and fundraising with the ability to engage and inspire a wide range of stakeholders;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; will be a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
  • An action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach;
  • Experience with management of a fee-for-service program within a nonprofit organization is strongly desired.

Inclusive Hiring Practices

UpstreamPgh seeks candidates that represent our diverse community in race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, and ability. Inclusive and equitable practices will be followed as described by our guiding principles.


Salary Range $75,000 to $90,000, with the possibility of benchmarked bonuses. UpstreamPgh offers a competitive benefits package including paid time off, health, dental, and vision insurance and a retirement plan with matching contributions from UpstreamPgh.

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter, to searchcommittee@upstreampgh.org. Applications are due by August 31, 2021, and will be considered on a rolling basis.

Executive Director – Part Time (20 hours per week)

Hours: Approximately 20 hours per week
Reports to: Board of Directors, via Board President

Job Description:

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  1. Represent the Chamber within the community which requires an understanding of member benefits, the organization’s position on certain key community matters and a general knowledge of local happenings.
  2. Build new membership and retain current membership.
  3. Identify businesses within the East Liberty market area that are eligible for membership and schedule meetings, phone calls, and presentations to potential members.
  4. New event planning and assisting with existing monthly events.
  5. Make regular phone calls and/or visits to existing members to see how they are doing, if they are aware of the Chamber events and benefits and see how we can assist them with any of their business needs.
  6. Implement a coordinated schedule so as to hit all members at least one time per year.
  7. Make at least 5 calls per week to Chamber Members using our Membership List.  Purpose of call is to check in:  Do we have current contact info, is there anything that you need from the Chamber, are you aware of our marketing opportunities and upcoming events, etc.
  8. Create and distribute new member packets and membership certificates.
  9. Assist with marketing of exclusive Chamber Choice member benefits, including insurance discounts and group utility buying plans.  Work to promote these benefits to increase the value of Chamber membership.
  10. Oversee and execute all social media channels including: email blasts; Facebook; Twitter; Instagram, and; YouTube.
  11. Recruit volunteers for various chamber committees and events and monitor activity as needed.
  12. Update website including event calendar, home page and addition and deletion of businesses, as needed.
    Report as needed to Board of Directors on all activity.
  13. Other similar duties assigned by Board

Please send resumes to director@eastlibertychamber.org.

Vice President of Human Resources & Risk Management

Under the executive direction of the Superintendent/President and as a member of the executive leadership team, the Vice President of Human Resources and Risk Management is responsible to plan, organize, coordinate, direct, and control all employment and employee services operations and activities including but not limited to labor relations, recruitment, selection and placement of employees, policy development, administer benefits, workers’ compensation, general, property, and liability insurance programs, and human resource information systems; coordinate and direct staff, programs, record-keeping, communications and information to meet the needs of the District and assure smooth and efficient operations. Provide executive-level leadership, expert advice and counsel regarding related areas of functional responsibility.

Responsibilities are very broad in scope involving District-wide functions and issues.


  • Develop, plan, organize, direct and provide leadership for human resources functions and operations; assure personnel activities comply with established personnel standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Confer and collaborate with employees, supervisors, administrators, and others to resolve sensitive and confidential employee relations issues and problems; participate in investigating and addressing issues; research, interpret, analyze and provide technical assistance to others concerning the Education Code, bargaining units’ agreements and related laws.
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures for assigned functions and operations; recommend, if appropriate, changes in service, staffing levels, procedures, and policies, as appropriate.
  • Serve as chief negotiator for the District in contract negotiations with bargaining teams representing labor unions. Monitor adherence to collective bargaining agreements by providing direction to administrators and managers to interpret negotiated employer/employee agreements.
  • Serve as a member of the Superintendent/President’s Executive Team. Serving as an advisor to the Executive Team on human resources, employer/employee relations, staff diversity & equity and other related issues.
  • Direct and oversee operations and activities related to payroll.
  • Investigate, resolve and provide technical recommendations concerning employee disciplinary matters, misconduct, complaints, due process, grievances, and other employee relations issues and conflicts. Review, analyze, and coordinate response to unfair labor practices and regulatory agency complaints; research, compile and assemble related technical information.
  • Coordinate and supervise legal matters of the District; make recommendations to the Superintendent/President regarding employment of outside legal consultants; represent the District with legal counsel in various legal actions for and against the District. Identify and analyze District risk issues; defines solutions and oversees implementation.
  • Oversee recruitment, interview, selection, and placement of personnel; coordinate the processing and orientation of new employees; ensure compliance with established laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the classification, reclassification, salary and other personnel studies as requested.
  • Assist with the development, coordination, and maintenance of appropriate human resources and payroll information systems.
  • Coordinate human resource functions with Fiscal Services and Information Services to assure smooth and efficient delivery of services.
  • Maintain current knowledge of laws, codes, regulations and pending legislature related to human resources and payroll activities; modify programs, functions and procedures to assure compliance with local, state, and federal requirements as appropriate.
  • Coordinate and direct staff, programs, record-keeping, communications and information to meet the District’s personnel needs.
  • Coordinate and present personnel training programs and informational presentations including new employee orientation, selection committee training and other related presentations as required. Identify District training needs, plan and implement training programs, as needed.
  • Provide administrative leadership for the District’s diversity program.
  • Participate in the development of the annual human resources budget; analyze and review budgetary and financial data.
  • Monitor and control authorized expenditures for assigned operations.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of strategic plans, initiatives, department business plans, work programs, processes, procedures, and policies required to achieve strategic initiatives and overall departmental results in alignment with the District objectives and priorities.
  • Serve as the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer of the District; recommend appropriate modifications to the EEO plan; ensure that discrimination and harassment complaints are investigated and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Develop and recommend new, revised, or modified District policies related to Human Resources, working through the Board Policies & Administrative Policies process.
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; interview and select employees; assign duties and review work to assure compliance with established standards, requirements, and procedures.
  • Attend and participate in professional group meetings.
  • Prepare a variety of statistical and narrative reports including but not limited to governing board reports, Chancellor’s Office reports, contracts, documents, and other materials.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Ability to:

  • Coordinate and direct personnel, resources, communications, and information to meet District needs and assure smooth and efficient activities.
  • Plan, organize and direct a comprehensive human resources management program.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and make sound recommendations regarding complex human resources management issues.
  • Interpret, explain, and apply laws, rules and regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Meet deadlines and schedules.
  • Identify and respond to confidential and sensitive organizational issues, concerns and needs.
  • Prioritize and effectively delegate.
  • Analyze and assess programs, policies, and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.
  • Conduct meetings and serve on committees.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive, effective oral and written reports.
  • Plan and organize work; delegate work as necessary.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity/expression, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community District students;
  • Support the District in achieving its mission, vision, and strategic goals as appropriate in carrying out the duties of this position;
  • Focus on student success, service excellence, and willingness to assist colleagues District-wide, as needed.

Knowledge of:

  • Thoroughly knowledgeable of all operations, services, and activities of human resources and payroll management programs in an educational setting including but not limited to recruitment, benefits administration, union negotiations, contract administration, policy development, employee relations, and staff development functions.
  • Public human resources administration theory, principles and practices and their application to a wide variety of human resources and payroll programs and procedures.
  • Principles, techniques, procedures and terminology involved in the recruitment, selection, processing, orientation, and compensation of employees, risk management, workers’ compensation, benefits administration, HRIS, payroll, compensation and job analysis.
  • Pertinent laws, rules, codes, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to human resource and payroll functions of a California Community College district including equal employment opportunity, Title V, and the Education Code.
  • Principles and practices of effective administration, supervision, training and performance management.
  • Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
  • Principles and practices of program development and administration.
  • Principles and practices of labor relations, collective bargaining, and contract negotiations.
  • Methods of research, analysis, and decision making.
  • Principles, practices and procedures related to record keeping and report preparation.
  • Budget preparation and control.
  • Automated payroll and human resources systems and designated software.


  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, business administration, public administration, organizational management or related field. An earned doctorate is highly preferred.


  • Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible related professional human resources experience including at least four (4) years of experience at the senior management level.


  • A valid Class “C” California Driver’s License.



Standard office setting. Typically, duties are performed in an office environment while sitting at a desk or computer workstation. Incumbents are subject to constant contact with others, frequent interruptions, noise from talking or office equipment and demanding legal timelines. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort; must be able to adapt to changing situations and demanding timelines. Must attend afternoon or evening Board meetings.

Physical Demands:

Incumbents regularly sit for long periods, walk short distances on a regular basis, travel to various locations to attend meetings and conduct work, use hands and fingers to operate an electronic keyboard or other office machines, speak clearly and distinctly to provide information in person or on the telephone; see to read fine print and operate computer; hear and understand voices over telephone and in person to exchange information and make presentations; and lift, carry, and/or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 143,803
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 171,708
  • External Closing Date: Aug 19, 2021
  • External Opening Date: Jun 23, 2021

Location: Stockton, California, United States

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://apptrkr.com/2331998

The San Joaquin Delta Community College District provides access to its education programs and activities and makes all employment decisions without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected category. The District’s prohibition against sex and gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Chief Executive Officer


With over 100 years of service to the African American community, and as the largest comprehensive social service/civil rights organization in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh (ULGP) helps others to help themselves through extra-curricular educational opportunities, health advocacy, housing counseling, parental education and support for early childhood and youth development, hunger prevention services, sustainable wage career preparation, and other programs that lead to improved ability to achieve economic empowerment and self-reliance.

An affiliate of the National Urban League (NUL), the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh League seeks to improve the economic, cultural, social, and educational conditions affecting all citizens in the city of Greater Pittsburgh and its surrounding communities.  As an affiliate of the National Urban League, it reaches nationwide audiences and partners with the other Urban League affiliates making it a strong proponent for programs that can be replicated across the country.


The President and Chief Executive Officer serves as the chief administrator and is responsible to the Board of Directors/Trustees; demonstrates the ability to develop, articulate and communicate the vision of the local affiliate; provides leadership to the organization, administering its functions and operations; assists in the development of short- and long-range objectives; acts as principal spokesperson, in conjunction with the Board Chair, generates new ideas and leads methodologies through completion; initiates and maintains relationships with staff, board, political, corporate and community leaders; keeps abreast of issues facing the African-American and minority communities; establishes agenda items and outlines each into action items for completion; forms a disciplined approach to achieving goals and objectives; and engages in dialogue across race, gender, sexual orientation, economic, and other differences.

As the administrator of the agency, the President and Chief Executive Officer directs the day-to-day operation of the affiliate; implements and administers affiliate policies and procedures; demonstrates wisdom, tact, and diplomacy in managing internal and external politics; evaluates programs and services administered by the affiliate; and engages multiple stakeholders in the mission, goals, and objectives of the Urban League.

The President and Chief Executive Officer must be proficient in and have an above average ability in the areas of planning, monitoring, fundraising, fiscal administration, proposal writing, organizational skills, written and oral communication, planning and evaluation, human resources administration, community and public relations, vision, advocacy, and strategic planning.


The successful candidate will bring a combination of the following qualifications to the work:

  • The successful applicant for the position of President and CEO must hold a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in business administration, human development, public administration, or finance.
  • Other disciplines may be considered based on experience and a proven track record of leadership and management in community-based organizations.
  • Candidate must have at least five years of senior non-profit or for-profit management experience.  This should include experience in the development and implementation of service programs, program evaluation, advocacy, public education, fiscal management, strategic planning, and resource development.
  • Must be able to prove at least four years’ experience working with a volunteer board, community leadership, and mobilization and collaboration efforts.
  • Management and supervisory experience are essential.
  • Additional qualifications include excellent organizational and communications skills, grant/proposal writing experience, and government/community relations experience.

For more information, please see the full position description here.

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh has retained the services of Diversified Search to assist in this search. Interested candidates please e-mail your resume to ULGP@divsearch.com. All inquiries and communications will be handled confidentially.

President & CEO

Mission Statement

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will be a leader and a significant contributor to the conservation of endangered and threatened species; we will provide an enjoyable family experience which fosters understanding, respect, and appreciation of wildlife; we will be recognized for the excellence of our collection, programs, and exhibitry; we will be acknowledged as a culturally significant facility; we will offer a variety of unique educational programs with a strong emphasis on conservation; we will conduct scientific research which supports and enhances the quality of animal and plant life, visitor experiences, education, and conservation; at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and worldwide.


The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium (the “Zoo”), situated on 77 acres in the Highland Park neighborhood, is home to more than 8,000 animals representing over 400 species, as well as over 1,000 species of plants. The Zoo is one of just a handful in the United States with a substantial, stand-alone aquarium.

The Zoo was founded over 120 years ago. In January of 1994, the Zoo was privatized and is currently owned and operated by the Zoological Society of Pittsburgh, a 501(c)(3) organization.

The Zoo typically has an annual operating budget of approximately $20 million, maintains a staff of approximately 120 and enjoys an average annual attendance of approximately 900,000 visitors. In addition to generous support from the Allegheny Regional Asset District (ARAD) and ongoing support from the major foundations in Pittsburgh, the Zoo generates earned income from admissions, gift shop and restaurant sales, and event rentals, and receives generous support from members and individual donors.

Over the past decade, the Zoo has supported over 245 conservation projects in over 60 countries. The program particularly encourages field studies and cross-disciplinary approaches to conservation. The Zoo participates in animal rescue programs and operates a veterinary hospital, facilities to permit quarantining of animals new to the collection, and laboratories and imaging equipment. In addition, the Zoo owns and operates the 1,000-acre International Conservation Center (ICC), a conservation, research, education, breeding, and training facilities, established and dedicated to specializing in the care and breeding of African elephants. The ICC is located approximately 2 hours from the Zoo.

Scope and Responsibilities

The President and CEO reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the Zoo. The President and CEO will provide inspired, forward-thinking, innovative leadership in pursuing the Zoo’s mission and projecting an even more ambitious future for what is already a world-class zoo. This candidate will promote the highest quality and integrity in animal care, manage the Zoo’s resources, both personnel and fiscal, including the recruitment, professional development and on-going evaluation of a talented staff. In addition, the President and CEO is the primary spokesperson for the Zoo and communicates with external stakeholders on all matters concerning Zoo operations.

For 2022, the Zoo’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to rejoin the AZA. This candidate will lead the effort to ensure the Zoo’s accreditation by the AZA while maintaining its existing accreditations. Specifically, the next President and CEO will take responsibility for the following:

  • Together with the board and staff, develop a new long-range strategic plan, including a reevaluation of the mission, a vision for the future, and a business plan for its implementation;
  • Along with the board and staff, develop a decade-plus master plan for the Zoo’s Highland Park campus and the ICC, including development of the remaining open sites and the reimagining of some of the legacy structures and exhibits;
  • Bring leadership and innovation to the effort to engage the already-supportive philanthropic community in the region, connecting with existing and new donors and encouraging the general public to further support the Zoo and its future plans;
  • Take steps to ensure the long term, ongoing sustainability of the enterprise by developing cash reserves and increasing the operating endowment;
  • Evaluate and make recommendations regarding the per cap income, admission and membership pricing;
  • Increase the annual contributed income from corporate and individual contributors while increasing the operating budget to fund the future vision;
  • With the board chair and executive committee, continue to develop best practices in governance, board recruitment, and committee and volunteer involvement.
  • Facilitate, support and promote an organization wide culture of diversity and inclusion;
  • Develop and promote employee engagement and employee empowerment in the decision-making framework;
  • Develop a succession plan for the senior management team and further support HR in efforts to provide training, resources and development opportunities to the staff;
  • Continue and accelerate the Zoo’s engagement with the Species Survival programs and expand the animal loan programs with other zoos and aquariums;
  • Support, highlight, and expand the work done at the on-site animal hospital;
  • Represent the Zoo in the local and regional media, with the city and county, the state governmental entities, at the national level with the state representatives and senators, and the community leaders throughout the city and region;
  • Position the Zoo in its rightful place as one of the major cultural and tourist attractions in all of Western Pennsylvania;
  • Actively engage the local community with a focus on providing outreach to underserved communities;
  • Further develop relationships and partnerships with the other medical, academic and cultural institutions city-wide, and create new partnerships nationally and globally with others interested in conservation and the general well-being of the planet.

Experience/Skills Required

The ideal candidate will possess some of the following:

  • Extensive experience in the leadership and management of an accredited zoological park or aquarium, botanical garden, museum;
  • Extensive experience in leadership and management at a nonprofit;
  • A demonstrated track record in fundraising from a broad range of constituencies as well as extensive donor development experience; and
  • Executive leadership of a commercial visitor venue or entertainment complex.

In addition, the ideal candidate will have the following experience/skills:

  • Prior experience working with a Board of Trustees, volunteers, civic and community leaders, the news media, government and professional associations;
  • A proven manager of people, with the ability to create a strong organizational culture while maintaining the principles and practices of personnel management and supervision;
  • Translating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations into coherent messaging that aligns the Zoo with the interest of the stakeholders served and the funding community;
  • Proven experience in strategic, operational and financial risk assessment, development of mitigation plans and ongoing monitoring;
  • Proven experience in the preparation and fiscal management of operational and capital budgets as well as strategic and master plans;
  • Proven experience developing or overseeing public and education programs based on collections;
  • Proven experience in organizational dynamics, consensus building, and prioritization in the face of competing interests and resource constraints;
  • Proven experience in translating strategy to operational activities, establishing accountabilities, and measuring progress; and
  • Proven experience in effectively engaging with all donor segments and providing leadership in the fundraising efforts of the Zoo.

Ideally candidates will possess knowledge of:

  • Regulations and standards associated with the management of zoological parks and animal collections;
  • The principles and practices of zoo design and development; and
  • Utilization of data and analytics to develop operational improvement strategies and tactics.

Personal Attributes

  • A dynamic, innovative leader and creative thinker who can present a vision of the future and drive the achievement of that vision;
  • Goal-oriented deal closer who enjoys engaging donors and supporters;
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and the capability of working effectively with numerous stakeholders;
  • Personal initiative with the ability to lead, direct and motivate;
  • Strong verbal and writing skills and the ability to communicate effectively;
  • Ability to analyze complex business, human resources and operating situations and identify solutions;
  • Tactful, diplomatic, trusting, and approachable; team-oriented with good listening skills;
  • Must demonstrate integrity, positive ethics and high values;
  • A commitment to DEI and to empowering, training and promoting employees;
  • A commitment to conservation, animal welfare, and the environment;
  • Advanced business acumen to plan and control capital and operating expenditures and revenue-producing activities;
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with Zoo staff, the Board of Trustees, the accrediting organizations, the foundation, and corporate community, and the public; and
  • Commitment and passion for the mission of zoos.


Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree or higher preferred.

For More Information

James Abruzzo
Managing Partner, Global Nonprofit Practice DHR International
280 Park Avenue, 38th Floor West
New York, New York 10017
T: 212-883-6800
E: jabruzzo@dhrinternational.com

Phil DeBoer
DHR International
71 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 2700 Chicago, IL 60606
T: 708-450-4003
E: pdeboer@dhrinternational.com

Executive Director

ORGANIZATION: Milestone Centers
DEPARTMENT: Administration
POSITION: Executive Director
STATUS: Full Time; exempt
SCHEDULE / HOURS: To be discussed; Flexible to meet the needs of the organization
LOCATION: Monroeville (Penn Center complex)
SALARY / WAGES: Please include salary requirements with Letter of Introduction

Milestone Centers, a subsidiary of Partners For Quality Inc., is a nonprofit, community-based human services agency supporting individuals with behavioral health challenges and intellectual & developmental disabilities in communities throughout Western Pennsylvania. Our Agency oversees 20 residential settings, two outpatient offices, three adult training facilities, a prevocational enterprise program, a consumer drop-in center, habilitation services, and two Health Care Quality Units in Butler and Warren, which train professionals in 18 counties. Milestone Centers has earned certification from the Sanctuary Institute for providing trauma-informed care.

The Executive Director will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of Milestone Centers to ensure quality health care / services / support system. All responsibilities shall be completed in a manner consistent with the Vision, Mission and Values. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides leadership to the agency Executive Team and staff as a whole, and actively collaborates with staff to fulfill the Agency’s mission
  • Demonstrates and reflects a commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Milestone Centers
    Utilizes Sanctuary Model’s shared values, the Sanctuary Seven Commitments and tools to conduct daily tasks and maintains a strong understanding of trauma and its impact on individuals, organizations, and communities
  • Demonstrates Sanctuary values and commitment to Non-violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social
  • Responsibility, Democracy, Open Communication, Social Learning and Growth and Change
  • Works with the Board of Directors to fulfill the Agency’s mission, and informs the Board of current conditions and operations
  • Plans, formulates and executes on new program and service development
  • Responsible for the implementation of programs and services
  • Serves or delegates a liaison for Board committees, community outreach, and local, state and federal agencies
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with other agencies within the local and statewide provider network and maintains a strong presence in provider advocacy associations
  • Ensures compliance standards from local, state and federal regulations are fulfilled
  • Oversees all financial and budgetary planning and execution
  • Working with the PFQ Chief Financial Officer, ensures that legal documents and fiscal reports (i.e., audits, tax reports, etc.) are completed in a timely manner
  • Works with the PFQ Chief Human Resources Officer to provide fiscally responsible and supportive staff benefits packages
  • Responsible for signing contracts, agreements and necessary documents entered into on behalf of the Agency
  • Establishes and maintains contracts with associations and organizations which will benefit and promote the Agency’s mission
  • Supports the growth and development of staff

For a more detailed outline of our organization, this position and expectations, please review the Position Guide here.


  1. Minimum five (5) years of executive-level leadership experience in a human services organizational setting, and a minimum of 10 years of overall management experience
  2. A graduate degree in a human service-related field is strongly desired. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with commensurate post-graduate experience will be considered
  3. Affiliation with and leadership in local, state, or national professional or trade associations related to human services is a plus
  4. Working knowledge of the Sanctuary Model, Seven Commitments and Tools
  5. Working knowledge of federal, state and local regulations and requirements
  6. Solid, hands-on, budgetary management skills including budget preparation, analysis and decision-making
  7. Strong organizational abilities in planning, delegating, and program development
  8. Ability to engage and interface with diverse audiences, funding sources and governmental officials
  9. Computer skills including Microsoft Office
  10. Excellent organizational skills
  11. Excellent customer service skills
  12. Act 33 and Act 34 clearance and FBI background check, if applicable
  13. Valid PA Driver’s license


Please include salary requirements with Letter of Introduction


Employees have the opportunity to earn additional money through various incentive programs:

  • $1,000 Employee Referral (for successfully referring someone to employment)


Full Time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances (United Healthcare)
  • $1,200 cash payout option in lieu of Health Insurance coverage
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 15 to 27 Paid Days Off / year
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Insurances
  • Optional 401(k) with Employer match


  • Professional Licensure supervision
  • Credit towards C.E.U.s
  • Free parking (select locations)
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Company issued laptops and cell phones for work use
  • Employee Activities, Rewards and Recognition Programs
  • Cell Phone discount (Verizon)
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program


Please send a current resume, letter of introduction and salary demands to Julie Padak, Director of Recruitment and Retention for Partners For Quality at Careers@PFQ.org.

If you need any assistance or require an accommodation to apply please contact us at 412-446-0700.

Partners For Quality and its family of agencies are an equal opportunity employer


Executive Director


The Allegheny County Parks system, located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, consists of approximately 12,000 acres in nine parks that surround the City of Pittsburgh within a 15- to 20-mile radius of downtown Pittsburgh. The park system is rich in recreational, natural and historic resources, which require ongoing investment to reach and maintain their full potential. In 2002, Allegheny County adopted the Allegheny County Parks Comprehensive Master Plan, identifying the future capital and maintenance needs for the parks. In 2007, the Allegheny County Parks Foundation (Foundation) was established to create a private/public partnership that would help implement the goals and recommendations of the Allegheny County Parks Comprehensive Master Plan. In order to leverage private sector funding, the County set aside $10 million from its capital budget for the Foundation to match from the private sector toward park improvement projects. In addition, Allegheny County has supported the Parks Foundation for a portion of its operational costs.

Mission Statement

The Allegheny County Parks Foundation strengthens the health and vibrancy of our community by improving, conserving and restoring the nine Allegheny County parks. Working in partnership with Allegheny County, the Parks Foundation brings together ideas, leadership and resources to make the parks more sustainable and enjoyable for all.

The Allegheny County Parks Foundation raises public and private funds from foundations, corporations, state and federal grant programs and individuals to design and implement projects in our parks. We commission and conduct surveys, plans and ecological assessments of our individual parks and park system which guide the strategic development of improvements in all nine county parks. All projects are undertaken in partnership with Allegheny County, and the county matches most private and non-county public funds raised by the Parks Foundation.

Currently, the staff of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation consists of five full-time and two part-time employees, including the Executive Director, Capital Projects Director, Capital Projects Manager, Development Manager of Institutional Giving, Development Manager of Individual Giving, Marketing and Communications Manager and Administrative Assistant.

Executive Director

The Executive Director, who reports to the Board of Directors, is responsible for carrying out the Foundation’s mission and leads and oversees all of the Foundation’s functions and objectives in accordance with policies established by the Board of Directors.

The Executive Director serves as a visionary, strategic and collaborative leader working in partnership with the Board, County leaders and staff, and critical community stakeholders in maintaining an organization that generates considerable private sector funding support for the Allegheny County Parks system.

The Executive Director helps protect and improve the character of Allegheny County’s park system and serves as a community leader helping to advance planning activities and other outreach steps to enhance support for the county parks system. The Executive Director closely interacts and coordinates activities with various Allegheny County departments and branches of government throughout the planning and implementation of park improvement projects.  In addition, the Executive Director oversees planning, feasibility and capital projects undertaken by the Foundation. Because of the Foundation’s small staff size, the Executive Director is often required to undertake specific tasks personally to accomplish goals and plans.

Executive Director’s Duties and Responsibilities

Project Development, Fund Raising and Administration

  1. Assure that the organization has a long-range strategic plan to achieve its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
  2. Develop and execute organizational, project, fund-raising and financial plans in accordance with policies set by the Board of Directors.
  3. Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  4. Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.


  1. See that the Board of Directors is kept fully informed on the condition of the organization and all-important factors influencing it, and advise the Board of Directors on needed policies and actions.
  2. Publicize, advocate and promote the activities of the organization, its projects and goals.
  3. Establish and maintain sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with Allegheny County parks staff, the Chief Executive of Allegheny County, Allegheny County Council and other community groups and organizations.
  4. Represent the programs and point of view of the Foundation to agencies, organizations and the general public.


  1. Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, salary recommendations and release of all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.
  2. Ensure that job descriptions are developed, that regular performance evaluations are held, and that sound human resource practices are in place.
  3. See that an effective management team, with appropriate provision for succession, is in place.
  4. Encourage staff development and education, and assist program staff in relating their specialized work to the total program of the organization.
  5. Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people.

Operations and Finance

  1. Work with staff, appropriate committees and the board to formulate policy, planning, project development and implementation recommendations.
  2. Implement plans and supervise action in operations by staff.
  3. Be responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices.
  4. Work with the staff, Finance Committee and the board in preparing a budget; see that the organization operates within budget guidelines.
  5. Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work.
  6. Conduct official correspondence of the organization and execute legal documents and other agreements, individually and jointly with designated officers in accordance with the Foundation’s Bylaws.
  7. Support Board of Directors’ self-evaluation and annual evaluation of the Executive Director.

Professional Qualifications and Personal Attributes

The Executive Director should possess the following professional qualifications and personal attributes:

  • A demonstrated conservation ethic and a commitment to serve Foundation’s mission.
  • Demonstrated ability to increase fundraising with individuals, private and family foundations and corporations, and a willingness to try new ideas in fundraising.
  • Experience working with county, state and national public policy leaders and an understanding of the role municipal agencies and other community planning bodies serve in policies regarding park facilities, programs and services.
  • Demonstrated leadership and business acumen, a proven record leading organizational growth and effectiveness, engaging and fully utilizing a Board, and comfort in dealing with the budgeting process, project management and coordination, external communications and management of staff and financial resources.
  • Articulate, high energy, intellectually inquisitive and possessing impeccable integrity.
  • Superlative interpersonal skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Location: Bellevue, WA
Job Type: Full Time
Division: Institutional Advancement
Job Number: R21040
Job Status: Full-TimeNot Eligible for OvertimeNon-Represented


The Vice President of Institutional Advancement (VPIA) is Bellevue College’s chief development, marketing, and communications officer and reports to the President. As a member of the President’s Cabinet, the VPIA plays an integral role in the strategic and operational administration. The VPIA advises the President, Board of Trustees, and other senior leaders on all college relations and development matters. The VPIA provides direction to all college constituencies for planning, overseeing, and monitoring development and initial implementation of strategic initiatives. The VPIA serves as chief spokesperson for the College and directs crisis communications.

The position directs, manages, and leads resource development and advancement programs as well as the College’s marketing, communications, and community and college relations programs. Responsibilities include overall management of the BC Foundation and its fundraising programs, special events (i.e., annual fundraisers, galas, milestone anniversaries, etc.), alumni and ancillary activities (i.e., athletics fundraising, grants management, etc.). The VPIA oversees the Executive Director of the BC Foundation and staff, including support to its board of directors and committees to ensure active implementation of the strategic, portfolio investment, and operational plans. Functioning as the lead development and external relations officer for the College, this executive has hands-on involvement in gift cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.

The VPIA oversees community and college relations programs, which include legislative affairs, public and media relations, and creative design services. The VPIA also oversees KBCS, the College’s radio station, General Manager, and staff, including all operations, programming, and fund development. The VPIA directs and oversees Web governance and management of Web content. The VPIA provides leadership for and supervision of full-time, permanent, and temporary staff.

The VPIA works collaboratively with leadership across the institution to ensure alignment with and creative approaches to support key academic and college priorities, initiatives, and opportunities. The VPIA has significant responsibility for Board of Trustees fund development and stewardship.


Annual salary range begins at $145,000 and will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and related experience. We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components. Generous benefits package is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiple medical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.For more details about Bellevue College’s excellent employee benefits, please visit Benefits section, next to Description section.ABOUT THE COLLEGEBellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 44% students of color and over 1,100 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/futurevision/core-themes/, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.


The Institutional Advancement (IA) Division of Bellevue College works across the full academic enterprise to solidify a multi-faceted culture of brand awareness, philanthropy, and internal and external engagement. IA supports the College’s mission by increasing awareness of, advocacy for, engagement in, and giving to Bellevue College. As part of the IA division, the Marketing & Communications department is responsible for stewarding the BC brand and driving the college’s marketing strategy to increase awareness, support enrollment, and drive community engagement.


Administrative Leadership

  • Leads and directs the Office of Institutional Advancement.
  • Provides strategic counsel and leadership to the Board of Trustees at the direction of the BC President.
  • Serves as executive-level representative of the BC President in advancement activities within the community and provides staff support to presidential initiatives in community and college relations and special events at the national and international level.
  • Regularly evaluates Institutional Advancement program personnel and their activities to ensure that all activities operate within budget, institutional regulatory policy, professional standards and ethical practices.
  • Participates in selecting staff, training and development, evaluating performance, and taking corrective action.

Strategic Initiatives

  • Provides direction to all college constituencies for planning, overseeing, and monitoring development and initial implementation of strategic initiatives (e.g., new strategic plan, new college initiatives, public-private partnerships, etc.)

Leadership of the BC Foundation and staff

  • Oversees and provides guidance to the Executive Director of the BC Foundation.
  • Develops and executes a comprehensive strategic plan for the division of Institutional Advancement that complements funding needs of the College.
  • Serves as the primary architect and executor of college fundraising plans to meet financial targets of the College.
  • Develops and executes a yearly operational plan to meet financial goals of the College’s strategic plan that includes private sector giving, an assessment of return on investment, limitation of risk to the College, and strategies to fund the plan.
  • Methods of funding the plan may include, but not be limited to annual giving, planned giving, special events, major gifts, partnerships, customized programs, and related business activities.
  • Serves as an advisor and key liaison between the Bellevue College Board of Trustees and Bellevue College Foundation Directors.
  • Personally manages a portfolio of major donors.

Leadership of Marketing, Media and External Relations

  • Provides leadership and guidance for the Director of Marketing and Community Development.
  • Oversees the design and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to market the College to its constituencies in order to increase market share and enhance the College’s image and relationships with various external and internal audiences within the community, helping meet enrollment targets and encouraging broad-based support throughout the region.
  • Oversees the development and execution of ongoing college marketing efforts to create and sustain a positive public image for the College.
  • Serves as chief spokesperson for the College and leads crisis communications.
  • Directs media relations.
  • Represents the College in community organizations and partnerships.
  • Oversees the creation of a comprehensive legislative relations strategy in conjunction with the Associate Director of Communications and the College President.
  • Collaborates on key speeches.

Leadership of KBCS Radio Operations

  • Provides leadership for and supervision of the General Manager of KBCS (the College’s community public radio station) to ensure adequate funding and collaboration with Academic and Student Affairs.
  • Develops strategic plan for station operations and growth in revenue. Ensures that financial reporting and operational plans are in compliance with federal agencies and regulatory concerns (i.e., FCC, CPB, etc.).


  • Exercises oversight and guidance to the Editor-in-Chief of the BC website, with overall responsibility for website content and governance.
  • Ensures that web content, policies, standards, and guidelines are established and enforced.
  • Oversees the development of content strategies that align with the goals of the College.
  • Provides support for systems design while maintaining overall responsibility for website-based internal and external communications.
  • Works with over 200 website content managers to provide consistency in branding via content governance initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • A Bachelor’s degree. Relevant experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in philanthropy, institutional advancement, and/or fundraising required.
  • Demonstrated expertise in strategic planning and institutional advancement combined with ability to build strong teams and foster engagement.
  • Experience in major gift and capital campaigns, planned giving programs, complex special events and institution-wide celebrations, stewardship, prospect research and communication, grants, customized programs, and related business activities.
  • Demonstrated leadership/management skills including supervision, budgeting, policy development, financial management, strategic planning, and coordination skills essential for creating a dynamic institutional advancement team.
  • Demonstrated ability to increase the breadth and scope of donor/constituency bases.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in community relations and marketing.
  • Experience in crisis communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strong relationships with a broad range of diverse groups such as students, faculty, private sector organizations, business and industries, governmental officials as well as a sensitivity and commitment to cultural diversity.
  • Highly motivated and action-oriented to recognize and act positively upon opportunities related to Institutional Advancement.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to advancing the mission, goals, and objectives of the College.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing procedures for the effective operation of a complex administrative unit.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, manage, and present a complex budget.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for access to higher education and diversity and commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the complexities of institutional change and possess the interpersonal skills to act decisively in a thoughtful and purposeful manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead an institution through difficult financial constraints, develop new resources, and create growth and opportunity.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office; databases and donor management software, preferably Raiser’s Edge.


  • An advanced degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., or equivalent) is preferred.
  • Experience with volunteer boards of directors and non-profit foundation management.
  • Knowledge about information systems used to support fundraising efforts.
  • Experience in strategic planning and the ability to develop and execute initiatives across all aspects of the college: academic and student affairs, finance, advancement, and enrollment management.
  • Experience working in government relations and grants.
  • Demonstrate expertise in all forms of media relations, including a sophisticated understating of institutional branding, digital media and platforms, social media, and the impact of technology on fundraising/alumni activities.


Application deadline is now extended through 06/20/2021 to receive a first consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. This position is eligible for relocation allowance.

Background Check:Prior to start of employment, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.How to Apply:Click on the wordApply at the top right corner of the job announcement.Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.

  • Complete an online application
  • Attach a Cover Letter of no more than three (3) pages describing how you meet the professional and desired characteristics of the position
  • Attach a current Resume, including educational background, professional experience, achievements and professional activities
  • Attach a Diversity Statement of no more than two (2) pages that addresses the following: Describe and provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2294914

Bellevue College is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity and nondiscrimination to applicants and employees without regard to race or ethnicity; creed; color; national origin; sex; marital status; sexual orientation; age; religion; genetic information; the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability; or whether a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. Please see policy 4100 at www.bellevuecollege.edu/policies/. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact hr@bellevuecollege.edu or 425-564-2271. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Title IX Coordinator, 425-564- 2641, Office C227, and EEOC/504 Compliance Officer, 425-564- 2178, Office R130.

Executive Director

The Community Foundation of Greene County (Waynesburg, PA) is seeking a dynamic Executive Director who works under the supervision of the Board of Directors and demonstrates commitment and working knowledge of the philanthropic sector and dedication to the betterment of the people and community served by CFGC. Candidates must hold the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and possess excellent communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate degree in a relevant field and management experience in the non-profit sector.

A compensation package commensurate with the position and the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications accompanies the position. Qualified, interested applicants should submit a resume by July 1, 2021.

Please Note: Due to technical issues, some emails may not have been received for consideration. If you applied before June 7th, please resubmit your resume and cover letter to the below email address.

To apply, send resume and cover letter/email detailing why you believe you are the ideal candidate including community foundation experience, education and salary expectations to: cfgreenecounty@gmail.com