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Executive Director:  The Executive Director is responsible for leading the operations, management, and fundraising efforts of The Foundation for the BASD. The Executive Director has overall strategic and operational responsibility for executing the mission in collaboration with the Board of Trustees and staff. Responsible for establishing and sustaining relationships with staff, parents, administrators, school board of directors, The Foundation’s Board of Trustees, businesses, government agencies, and the community to provide resources and opportunities to further the organization’s mission. Ensure all activities generate a diverse, equitable, inclusive and belonging environment for the Bethlehem Area School District community.

Essential Responsibilities and Functions include:            

  • Relationship Management/Community Engagement
  • Fundraising
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Financial Management
  • Teacher/Student Grants & Awards and EITC (Education Improvement Tax Credit) Management

Qualifications and Important Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5 years of fundraising experience
  • Supervisory and leadership experience
  • Possess excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point) and Google Suite
  • Experience with website platforms, preferably WordPress
  • Experience with database management and financial management, preferably QuickBooks
  • Excellence organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a passion for mission and working knowledge of public education, education foundations and non-profit operating guidelines
  • Demonstrates capacity to analyze, synthesize and integrate information to effectively identify and solve problems.
  • Community and relationship development skills

Clearance Requirements: Criminal Check, Child Abuse, FBI

Click here for the full job description.To apply for the Executive Director position, email your Cover Letter and Resume to TheFoundation@basdschools.org with “Application: Executive Director position” in the subject line.