Executive Director, Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse - Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse (PCCR) promotes resource conservation, creativity and community engagement through material reuse. PCCR keeps reusable materials out of landfills by taking donations, providing creative reuse programs, and serving as a low-cost resource for teachers, artists, and others seeking unique materials for their creative projects. PCCR works to ensure that items typically discarded are treated as resources rather than waste.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be responsible for the overall administration and management of PCCR’s collection, program, and retail operations.
- Advance organizational capacity-building and strategic growth.
- Provide leadership for strategic planning and implementation.
- Ensure the financial stability and health of the organization; implement effective financial management policies and procedures.
- Manage fundraising activities, including gifts, events, and grant-writing; cultivate and maintain professional relationships with current and potential funders.
- Establish and maintain systems to facilitate efficient operations.
- Identify opportunities for new programming and collaborative program partners.
- Identify and cultivate resources for material donations.
- Hire and manage staff; implement personnel policies and procedures.
- Ensure that staff members have the necessary training, technical assistance, and development opportunities to effectively engage in their duties.
- Supervise staff to build and work with a diverse group of volunteers.
- Attend monthly board meetings and make monthly written reports to the board.
- A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and a combination of five or more years of experience in nonprofit management, in business administration or other relevant field.
- Demonstrated leadership in promoting an organization’s mission.
- Experience planning, organizing, and monitoring activities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of productivity.
- Ability to work both independently and with a team.
- Skill in identifying emerging issues and implementing new approaches.
- Ability to facilitate discussions and strategies at a high professional level with a wide variety of personalities and viewpoints.
- Demonstrated success with grant applications and general fundraising.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; aptitude for utilizing public relations to engage stakeholders and the media.
- Experience with financial management and an understanding of nonprofit accounting.
- Commitment to reducing human impact on the environment.
- Appreciation for the creative process and the role that art plays in human culture.
- Demonstrated community involvement and interest in grassroots community organizing.
- Personal qualities that include integrity, a positive attitude, respect for diversity, and the ability to motivate and inspire.
This is a part-time position (20 hours/week) with the potential for growth.
Please send a letter of inquiry and a current resume to Danae Clark, PCCR Board of Directors, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: September 15, 2012
The Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse is an Equal Opportunity Employer
PCCR does not discriminate against any individuals on the basis of sex, sexual orientation or preference, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, creed, citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, medical condition, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation.
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