For 35 years, The Davie Community Foundation has improved the quality of life in Davie County by partnering with donors, funders, and other community collaborators to achieve high-impact philanthropy, supporting nonprofit organizations that address our community’s needs and opportunities, and convening people to learn, share ideas, and develop solutions for the future.
To prepare for continued growth and increased community impact and to create a plan of succession, the Foundation has begun the search for a chief operating officer (COO).
“The Foundation is excited to have the ability to hire a COO to spend time with me before I retire,” said Jane Simpson, President & CEO. “Hopefully, spending time together over the next few years will provide for a smooth transition for our organization.”
The new COO will have the opportunity to work closely with the president & CEO to learn the “business” and execute the strategic plan with a board of directors and staff that are committed to making a difference in the community.
The new Chief Operations Officer (COO) will have the opportunity to work closely with the President & CEO to learn the “business” and execute the strategic plan with a dedicated and engaged Board of Directors and a staff that is committed to making a difference in the community.
The COO will work closely with the President & CEO to build upon the exemplary reputation of the Foundation and enhance its position in community engagement and philanthropic leadership. They will be entrusted with the responsibility to continue to improve the quality of life in Davie County, to broaden the base of charitable giving in Davie County, and to strive for measurable community improvement through strategic grantmaking.
We seek a proven and visionary executive-level leader who loves Davie County and demonstrates a strong ability to work collaboratively at all levels in the community, especially including nonprofit and private sector leadership. This individual must be at ease leading in an effective, respectful manner that builds partnerships and goodwill to drive success across the community and in the achievement of the Foundation’s goals.
The qualified candidate must demonstrate success in reaching out to the community, engaging people of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, and building rapport with those who have varying viewpoints and perceptions. High integrity and sound judgment are essential to success in this role.
The successful candidate will have the ability to fundraise, prepare annual budgets, analyze financial statements, and monitor financial progress on an ongoing basis to ensure the Foundation’s goals and objectives are met. Familiarity with Davie County is also required. The successful candidate will live in Davie County or be seeking to return. The ideal candidate will show a high level of participation in the life of the community in which they live and work.
A bachelor’s degree is required. Advanced and continuing education/certification is preferred.
The salary range for this position is between $65,000 and $75,000 and will be commensurate with experience. The Foundation offers a stipend for benefits and a 3% retirement match.
The Davie Community Foundation, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.
Please submit a current resume and letter of introduction to Jane Simpson at email@example.com For more information about the Davie Community Foundation, please visit their website at daviefoundation.org