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Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden (Chief Executive Officer (Search closed))

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Organizational Leadership

• Provide leadership and management for staff and volunteers in the development and implementation of Snug Harbor’s plans. Set goals and strategy with staff. Review and evaluate progress and implementation.

• Ensure sound management of all facilities on the Snug Harbor’s campus.

• Ensure the sound financial management of the organization and oversee the preparation of reports, records and other documentation as requested by the Board that presents the progress and status of Snug Harbor’s plan and activities.

• Recruit, motivate, deploy and supervise a professional team that can effectively carry out the organization’s programs. Lead a management team whose work in directing daily activities will ultimately allow the CEO to spend the majority of his/her time off campus with private donors, government funders, community leaders, and other stakeholders.

Revenue Development

• Work with the Board to develop and implement a plan that will diversify the organization’s revenue stream from government, foundation, corporate, and individual sources.

• Create significant earned income opportunities that can succeed by leveraging the organization’s massive array of programmatic space.

• Interact effectively with city and state funding agencies to secure continued funding necessary to support and subsequently grow Snug Harbor’s programs.

• Lead the process of developing and implementing an integrated financial resource development model, in which Board members and volunteers actively participate in fundraising.

• Direct the cultivation and meaningful involvement of volunteers at all levels in income producing activities.

Board & Volunteer Development

• Be proactively involved in building and maintaining a strong Board to ensure that individual members understand and fulfill their volunteer expectations.

• Work effectively with the Board and its committees to maximize their efforts. Ensure that meetings are properly arranged, organized, and conducted productively. Work with leadership to develop the skills and knowledge required to build agreement on issues.

• Serve as professional advisor and resource to the Board in all areas of programs, development, finance, policy, and governance.

Community Development and Public Outreach

• Provide leadership for the cultivation of productive relationships with elected leaders, government agencies, media, corporate leaders, and other nonprofit organizations.

• Ensure that the organization’s story, message, program success and positions are effectively developed and disseminated to the appropriate communities.

• Build productive relationships with other similar organizations.