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SQUASHBUSTERS
INC, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

In Boston, Ma

Job Posted January 8,
2007


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The
Executive Director will provide oversight, direction, inspiration and
hands-on management of the entire youth organization and report to
SquashBusters’ Board of Directors and SquashBusters’ Executive
Committee. This individual will work and live in Boston, Ma.

  • Oversee
    direction and implementation of all program components including school-year
    program and summer camp. Meet weekly with program directors to ensure
    and evaluate student progress, student retention and attendance, school
    partnerships, and staffing needs.
  • Manage
    and secure annual operating and endowment fundraising including oversight
    of grant writing, annual fund, major individual and corporate gifts
    campaign, and annual fundraising event. Serve as working chair for
    volunteer development committee.

  • Oversee
    all financial, budgetary and administrative aspects of organization
    including budget setting and compliance, financial reporting to Board
    and requisite governmental organizations, accounting and auditing,
    and database management.

  • Work with Treasurer and Investment Committee to monitor endowment
    investment performance and make appropriate adjustments.

  • Oversee
    and approve all external communications, working closely with grant
    writer/communications coordinator. External communications include
    bi-annual newsletter, Season’s Greetings card, grants
    and progress reports to funders, student and organization thank you
    letters, all filings to Internal Revenue Service and Secretary of State.
  • Represent organization in all major dealings with Northeastern University,
    ensuring compliance with all lease terms. Ensure clear and ongoing
    communication with University and Building Management Company regarding
    schedule changes, building repairs and updates, and all other building
    matters.
  • Work with and engage all members of Board of Directors in successful
    management and decision-making about the youth program. Consult with
    Nominating Committee Chair to recommend new board members.

SquashBusters seeks
a candidate who must bring a proven, acclaimed track record of strategic
leadership and breadth of vision. The Executive Director should have
a passion, belief in and dedication for improving society by improving
the lives and educational opportunities of underserved children.  S/he will be a world class citizen who
is culturally sensitive, with a commitment to diversity.  It is
imperative that the successful candidate bring experience, warmth, and
depth in building all facets of the development program: individual donors;
foundation and corporate support; as well as support from governmental
sources.  A demonstrated executive leadership style is required.  This
should be accompanied by enthusiasm, high energy, integrity, team-building,
and the ability to focus on the needs of the staff but also a keen understanding
of the mission of the organization. The candidate must be a proven executive
with a minimum of three+ years of business or nonprofit experience. Direct
experience working with urban youth and managing youth programs is a
plus.  If the candidate has no fundraising experience per se, a
high-level background in selling could be equally effective; the Executive
Director should have the ability to “ask for the order” and
not take no for an answer.

At a personal level,
we are seeking an individual who is psychologically mature, analytically
disciplined, and highly nuanced in terms of his/her interpersonal style.  From an interpersonal
standpoint, rich creativity, a high degree of practical intelligence,
behavioral flexibility, and a substantial work ethic should be qualities
present in preferred candidates.  The ideal executive will have
a strong personal commitment to the mission of SquashBusters.  The
charter of the position requires an executive with outstanding communication
and leadership skills, mature business judgment, and a pleasing and fluid
interpersonal style

From an educational standpoint,
a minimum of an undergraduate degree or equivalent is desired.  Nevertheless,
while education is judged valuable as an index of general intelligence
and motivation, it will not take the place of common sense, management/administrative
experience, creativity, risk-taking ability and passion for growing an
organization and its staff.

Contact:  Dr.
Howard Leifman
Gilbert Tweed Associates Inc.
415 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, New York 10017
212 204-9514, fax 212 832-1040
hleifman@gilberttweed.com

 


 



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