Executive Director

CFJC Mission: Serve the people of Johnson County by growing endowments and distributing funds to build a greater community.

The Executive Director is the key management leader of the Community Foundation of Johnson County, Iowa (CFJC).  The Executive Director is responsible for growing endowment and overseeing the delivery of the strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include donor relations, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.


1) Board Governance: Works with board in order to fulfill the organization mission.

2) Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.

3) Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through strategic planning and community outreach.

4) Organization Operations. Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate.

Professional Qualifications:

Actual Job Responsibilities:

  1. Planning and operation of annual budget.
  2.  Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit. 
  3. Serving as CFJC’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public.
  4. Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the state and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance CFJC’s Mission. 
  5. Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, endowment growth and to increase the overall visibility of the Foundation throughout the State.
  6. Supervise, collaborate with organization staff.
  7. Strategic planning and implementation.
  8. Oversee organization Board and committee meetings.
  9. Oversee marketing and other communications efforts.
  10. Review and approve contracts for services.
  11. Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Compensation package commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Quality benefits package includes health, PTO and, if qualified, SEP Retirement.

Applications are due by March 31, 2018. Click here to read Application Instructions and to Apply Now.