PULSE Executive Director – PULSE (Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience) – Pittsburgh, PA
Mission and Organization:
Since 1994, PULSE has been cultivating a community of young service-minded leaders to transform Pittsburgh. PULSE utilizes a three-pronged model to further its mission:
PULSE’s unique model has created lasting change in the lives of thousands of individuals and organizations. For the past 25 years, over 350 PULSE Fellows have partnered with more than 175 Pittsburgh nonprofits, contributing some 500,000 hours of service to Pittsburgh and its residents.
PULSE seeks a thoughtful, energetic, and strategic leader who is eager to engage with young adults. Our next Executive Director (ED) will possess an understanding and appreciation for the unique qualities of recent college graduates, as well as a passion to develop and inspire the next generation of leaders early in their professional paths. The ideal candidate will be people-centered and visionary.
Reporting to a Board of Directors, the ED is externally focused and must excel in relationship building and resource development. With a budget of approximately $800K and a staff of 6, PULSE operates with a lean, but high-performing team. This requires a collaborative leader who will empower both staff and PULSE Fellows to excel in accomplishing organizational goals. The ideal candidate will also possess a deep understanding of the operational needs of a nonprofit in order to ensure consistent, high-quality execution of PULSE’s mission.
The new ED will be expected to continue PULSE’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Recruiting and retaining diverse and high-potential Fellows, staff, and board members is of the utmost importance.
The ED is primarily responsible for the following:
Leadership and Management
Financial Management and Revenue Generation
Partnership and Collaboration
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
All candidates should have proven fiscal and relationship management experience, as well as demonstrated success as a leader. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Short-Term Performance Objectives:
Within six months, the ED will be expected to continue to deliver outstanding outcomes while successfully addressing and meeting the following:
This position offers a competitive compensation package, including a salary range of $80K-$90K and a complement of health and retirement benefits.
How to Apply:
PULSE has retained Nonprofit Talent to assist with this important organizational change process. Specific questions related to the position may be emailed to Lauren Julius, Senior Search Specialist, at email@example.com. Applications are not accepted at this email address. Please direct all inquiries related to this position to Nonprofit Talent, and do not contact PULSE.
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APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 5PM on January 27, 2020.
PULSE is an equal opportunity employer.