Executive Director, KS Ag in the Classroom
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Oversee all operations as it relates to Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, a non-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement of education and learning about agriculture with primary and secondary students, teachers and educators. Seek out strategic partnerships and funding opportunities to grow the presence of KFAC in Kansas. Communicate regularly with the foundation board of directors, donors, supporters, and educators. This position requires independent discretion and judgment regarding the management, budgeting, and reporting of financial information to a board of directors and organization stakeholders.
50% Fundraising and Financial Management: Develop new and build on existing relationships that support the mission of KFAC Seek innovative ways to fund programming. Pursue additional funding and collaborate with other organizations also seeking funds. Develop sustainable revenue sources. Complete all components of reporting as required by fundraising efforts. Cultivate advocacy for KFAC Manage financial information, prepare and communicate various reports, budget to the board and stakeholders
30% Administrative Management: Supervise staff. Communicate regularly with the Foundation Board of Directors and donors through various means of communication. Maintain the Foundation’s office, including files, historical records, resource library, and lesson plans. Oversee and execute on a strategic vision in cooperation with the Foundation’s Board of Directors Increase visibility of KFAC.
20% Educational Program Development and Implementation: Provide educational opportunities and tools for teachers and students. Work with Kansas educators to provide ag literacy in-service training.
Seven years of relevant experience
MS degree in education or agriculture-related field
Experience in non-profit management
Grant writing and/or fundraising experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proficiency in computer programs including MS Office as well as creating and using spreadsheets and databases
Experience related to financial management
Experience with program development and project monitoring
How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:
Letter of application
Screening of Applications Begins:
Screening begins on April 27, 2020.
For best consideration, apply by April 24, 2020.
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:
$ 55,680 – $ 89,090 annual salary