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Glider Program Director

The Program Director will oversee the operation of the organization and its programs (Ignite, TEDxBoulder, Boulder Startup Week, Achilles Boulder), providing overall leadership, management, and planning. The Program Director has direct responsibility for administration, finance, and compliance aspects of the organization and works in partnership with the Board & volunteer staff on fundraising and marketing.

This is a contract, part-time position, starting with 20 hours per week, with the assumption that the position will go to full time January 1st, 2018, with demonstrated success. The Program Director reports directly to the Board of Directors for Glider. Start date is early November.

Program Development and Delivery

Ensures the organization has a long-range strategy and makes consistent and timely progress towards the mission -To create community through local events that connect, empower and promote diversity across the Boulder ecosystem. Connecting passion and purpose with the commitment of dedicated volunteers, we seek to empower people of all abilities and walks of life to innovate, build and achieve meaningful pursuits and ambitious goals.Provides leadership in developing program and organizational plans with the Board of Directors and volunteer staffMeets or exceeds program goals Evaluates how well goals and objectives have been metDemonstrates quality of analysis and judgment in program planning, implementation, and evaluationMaintains and utilizes a working knowledge of significant developments and trends within related ecosystems and the Boulder community
Community Relations

Serves as an effective spokesperson for the organization; represents the programs and point of view of the organization to agencies, other organizations, and the general publicEstablishes sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups and other organizations
Financial Management and Legal Compliance

Assures adequate control and accounting of all funds, including developing and maintaining sound financial practices as a nonprofit organizationWorks with the board in preparing a budget; sees that the organization operates within budget guidelinesMaintains official records and documents, and ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations and reporting requirements (such as annual information returns; payroll withholding and reporting, etc.)Executes legal documents appropriatelyAssures that funds are disbursed in accordance with contract requirements and donor designations
Fundraising

Develops realistic fundraising plans through creating and maintaining a calendar of grant opportunitiesMeets or exceeds revenue goals, ensuring that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work through applying for grantsEstablishes positive relationships with government, foundation, and corporate fundersEstablishes positive relationships with individual donors
Board of Directors

Works collaboratively with board officersProvides appropriate, adequate, and timely information to the boardProvides support to board committeesSees that the board is kept informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors influencing itWorks effectively with the board as a whole
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

A Bachelor’s degree is requiredMinimum two years of demonstrated leadershipDemonstrated track record of building donor relationships, working collaboratively and strategically, possessing a strong knowledge of principles, ethics and practices of successful fundraisingKnowledge and experience in developing and executing strategic visioningStrong organizational, administrative, and problem solving skillsAbility to set priorities, work independently, and/or remotely, and build cross collaborative teamsDemonstrated success in fundraising at the $100,000 level or aboveExperience in nonprofit managementExcellent written and verbal communications skillsAbility to manage and prioritize a variety of tasks simultaneouslyFundraising experience, including successful donor relationship management and grant writing, is preferredExperience researching fundraising opportunities including grant applicationsMust be able to pass a criminal background check
Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@glider.com