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Become Our New Executive Director

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Apply to become our new Executive Director!

Are you a passionate and successful nonprofit leader who likes to work collaboratively with partner agencies and our diverse community? Do you thrive when you can partner with others to serve the common good? Are you focused and hardworking and like to work with others toward a common goal? We want to meet you!

Background

The Sibling Leadership Network (SLN) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support, and tools to advocate with their brothers and sisters and to promote the issues important to them and their entire families. Founded in 2006, the SLN incorporated as a nonprofit in 2010. The SLN is a national network with twenty-six state chapters and continues to nurture and develop additional chapters throughout the country. The network contains leaders of sibling groups and organizations, advocates, and professionals. For more details visit the SLN website at www.siblingleadership.org.

Position Overview

The Sibling Leadership Network’s Executive Director role is to help the SLN realize our potential as an organization and provide necessary relationship-building, consistency, and follow-through to our network and partners. The Executive Director is the primary leader for the organization with responsibility for overseeing SLN operations, managing SLN staff and volunteers, and leading the SLN into our next phase with the support of the dedicated board. This is a flexible, fully remote part-time position (20 hours/week), with select evening availability for meetings and events. The Executive Director will report directly to the SLN Board of Directors, a committed group of individuals across the country.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Provide strategic vision and goals to advance the SLN mission
  • Maintain nonprofit status at the state level and tax exempt status at the federal level
  • Responsible for fundraising, managing grants, and securing other necessary revenue to support SLN’s programs, staff, and future growth
  • Provide accurate financial reports, including proposed annual budget and monthly financial reports
  • Responsible for fiscal management that anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position
  • Communicate effectively with the Board of Directors and provide, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions
  • Continue to develop strategic alliances on a national, and international level with other sibling and disability-related organizations, and work closely with other local and national professional, civic and private organizations
  • Provide oversight of the development, evaluation, and accessibility of SLN programs and events
  • Hire, lead, develop and direct SLN staff

Requirements for this position:

  • 5 years+ in nonprofit leadership
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human services, or disability-related field preferred
  • Strong commitment to SLN’s mission (strong preference for candidates who are siblings)
  • Successful track record building relationships and partnerships
  • Experience serving on and supporting board of directors
  • Excellent oral, listening, and written communication skills
  • Proven management and organizational skills
  • Fundraising experience, including individual and corporate
  • Familiarity with nonprofit operations, including board structure and financial compliance
  • Ability to travel across the country for meetings and conferences annually
  • Passing a background check

This position allows for a flexible fully remote part-time position (20 hours/week).  A salary range of $40,000-$45,000 based on skill and experience.  The ideal candidate is well aligned with the organization’s mission, vision and values.  

Please send a resume and your cover letter highlighting your strengths and why you would be an ideal fit for the SLN Executive Director position to SearchCommittee@siblingleadership.org

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