The Oxford Community Foundation seeks a Permanent Part Time Executive Director
(18 hours per week)
The Oxford Community Foundation is part of a world-wide network of foundations whose objective is to help build stronger and more vibrant communities. Our in-depth knowledge of Oxford communities, its organizations, and various local opportunities can help direct gifts to areas of most impact. We have funds established that support arts and culture, children and youth, education, environment, health and wellness, recreation, seniors and social services.
Naturally proactive, you will serve as the leader of the Oxford Community Foundation. Ensuring the success of the overall operation of the OCF, you will spearhead the strategic and long-term planning for the Foundation, accountable to the Board of Directors. Establishing strategic objectives, you will maintain the operational sustainability of the Foundation and oversee the preparation and implementation of development plans through organized giving programs, designed to increase the OCF’s grant and leadership activities. You have a natural ability to communicate with others, which leads to integrated initiatives that promote charitable giving throughout our community.
The Successful Executive Director Candidate will process the following skill sets:
Experience working with a Board of Directors
Knowledge with respect to the operation of a Community Foundation
An ability to make cold calls on behalf of the Foundation to source out potential Endowments
Comfortable with respect to public speaking
Excellent interpersonal and a high level of communication skills
An excellent working knowledge with respect to computers
An understanding of financial management, investing and budget development and control
Ability to work well with other staff and community members
Demonstrated fund raising ability
Minimum five years’ experience in an executive capacity for a Not for Profit Agency and/or related experience.
Accounting or bookkeeping certificates, diplomas or degrees/experience
Please forward your resume and cover letter to
by October 7th 2016 at 4 pm