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Executive Director

  2023-03-17     Nonprofit Professionals Now     PO Box 1309     $85,000-$95,000 year     Hybrid Remote  

Eugene Education Foundation

Reports to:         Board of Directors

Position:             Full-time flex or hybrid as needed (in-person meetings, events and fundraising)

Salary:                $85,000-$95,000/year

Benefits:             Healthcare stipend, retirement, cell phone stipend, generous PTO

Location:            Eugene, OR

Who We Are:

Since 1993, the Eugene Education Foundation (EEF) has connected the community with programs and projects in every school in Eugene School District 4J in order to increase opportunities for enrichment for all students. 4J currently serves over 16,000 students across 85% of Eugene’s area in 35 schools.

As EEF looks to the future of supporting public education, the board of directors has reaffirmed its support of the organization and on EEF’s strategic investment areas:

  • Enrichment - We invest to expose children to a world of possibilities and spark a love of learning.
  • Ready to Learn - We invest to build strong foundations for learning success. 
  • Pathways – We invest to cultivate skills for a diverse range of talents and dreams.

About You & the Opportunity:

The next EEF Executive Director will have a belief in and understanding of the value of quality public education and the impact it has on students’ lives. The Executive Director will be skilled at building strong relationships and leveraging connections to meet fundraising goals. They will have extensive experience in setting priorities and implementing action plans that grow teams and funding to achieve our strategic pillars.

If you are excited about the opportunity to move the needle on education in the Eugene School District and to use your storytelling skills, to find creative solutions, to raise awareness with our community and our partners and be an active community representative, we want to talk to you.

Position Summary

Eugene Education Foundation is seeking its next Executive Director to implement our strategic plan and grow EEF to bring more dollars to our schools. The Executive Director will lead the board of directors and small staff to maximize fundraising and engagement with the schools within the 4J District. We are a growing organization that has only begun to see the full impact of our work in our community.  This position is a key spokesperson for EEF focusing on community outreach and marketing to increase awareness and support that grows the EEF team, school funding and mission. 

Minimum Qualifications & Experience 

  • 5+ years of experience managing a nonprofit, including budgeting and board management.
  • 5+ years fundraising experience with successful generation of new revenue through a variety of strategies including grants, individual, and corporate.
  • Established record of strong communication, collaboration, and building effective relationships.
  • Ability and demonstrated experience developing and implementing strategic plans.

Nonprofit Professionals Now is pleased to be working with the Eugene Education Foundation on this key leadership position. All applications must contain a resume and cover letter.  Once materials are submitted, NPN staff will review as part of the hiring process.  

Application Link:

Application Deadline: March 21, 2023

Eugene Education Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invested in building diverse staff and board that represent the full community of Eugene. All applications received are reviewed by 2 or more individuals and full consideration will be given for lived experience.


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