Executive Director

March 16, 2020
San Diego, Ca
Job Type
2258 Island Avenue
Contact Name (not public)
Veronica Del Rio


Position Summary: Working with and accountable to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall administration and mission delivery of the Sherman Heights Community Center including quality program management and implementation, fundraising and organizational growth, staff development, external relations, advocacy and community partnerships.


Compensation and benefits: $40- $50K salary range DOE @29hrs (some evenings and weekends); $150/mo wellness allowance, $40/mo cell phone allowance.

Paid leave: 15 days vacation, 5 sick days per year

Employer note: Income adjustments considered every six-months based on execution of fundraising goals.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Commitment to the communities and constituents we serve, grounded in community empowerment and development.
  • Directly supervise the activities of all principal agency staff: Associate Director of Operations, Program and Facilities staff.
  • Responsible for resource development; setting and meeting the organizational budget and revenue goals (incl: grants management, individual giving and membership, corporate sponsorships and special events.
  • With the Associate Director, oversee facilities management as well as tenant cooperation and compliance with tenants of the Sherman Heights Community Center building, to ensure safety of the staff and public.
  • Ensure that the agency has adequate staffing, hold regular meetings and serve as a resource for staff.
  • Review, upgrade and implement the organization's personnel and fiscal policies.
  • Work with the Board of Directors on strategic planning, program development, fundraising and other issues pertinent to governance of board development.
  • Oversee the creation of, updates to and implementation of a strategic plan.
  • Set procedural duties and priorities to allow for smooth operations of the facilities.
  • Ensure organization’s compliance with city, state, federal law or guidelines.
  • Responsible for any special projects.
  • Assist with volunteer management for major community events.


Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English).
  • 2+ years with grants management.
  • 2+ years in event planning.
  • Experience with individual giving and/or a membership model or campaign.
  • Community organizing.

How To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to vero@historicbarriodistrict.org.

Position is open until a suitable candidate is identified.

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