job: director, Knoxville, with salary info
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From: bmurrah at laet.org
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR DIRECTOR
Of the Community Economic Development Network
Of East Tennessee (CEDnet)
CEDnet is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director.
CEDnet is a network of community-based organizations in East Tennessee
based on the principle that diverse people and organizations can be more
effective by supporting one another in a common search for social,
economic and racial justice. CEDnet sponsors regional gatherings and
carries on much of its work through three task forces that represent
interests of Latino, African American and rural people. CEDnet supports
activities that build the capacity of grassroots organizations and that
dismantle the historic blight of racial divisions.
CEDnet is seeking for a director who serves as its lead staff
person, under the direction of a board of directors drawn from
organizations across the East Tennessee region. The director provides
leadership, coordination and management for the overall mission and work
of the organization, maintains the values and principles of the
organization and coordinates with part-time staff and volunteers to
build a broad-based network of E. Tennessee community organizations.
The director is responsible for coordinating with all CEDnet
participants to assure organization strategic planning, financial
management, communication, fund raising, day-to-day administration,
development of work plans and seeing that the work of the organization
and task forces gets done. The director will assist organization
leadership with planning meetings and with recruiting new participants
into every phase of CEDnet activities.
The successful candidate must be highly self-motivated.
Priority will be given to substantial experience as a staff person of a
non-profit organization, preferably a democratic community-based
organization. Demonstrated experience in fund raising, specifically in
proposal writing and grant reporting is required. Strong verbal and
written skills and administrative and organization skills are also
necessary. Experience in group facilitation and consensus-building is
needed. The successful candidate must have demonstrated a strong
commitment to social, economic and racial justice and the ability to
motivate diverse groups of people toward common goals and achievements.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Salary range is $30,000-$34,000 with 20% benefits.
The CEDnet director will be expected to work from their home or
from donated office space. The ability to travel in the region is
Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2008. To
apply, please send a cover letter and resume to CEDnet, 502 South Gay
Street, Suite 404, Knoxville, TN 37902.
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