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    Executive Director

    Per the By-Laws of the Delta Phi Lambda Foundation, Article 4, Section 1. (A)-(D), The executive director is hired by the board. The executive director has day-to-day responsibilities for the organization, including carrying out the organization’s goals and policies. The executive director will attend all board meetings, report on the progress of the organization, answer questions of the board members and carry out the duties described in the job description. The board can designate other duties as necessary.

     

    Organization

    The Delta Phi Lambda Foundation is a 501(c)3 tax-deductible nonprofit organization committed to empower the women of Delta Phi Lambda and the communities they serve by funding scholarships, supporting philanthropic endeavors, and promoting leadership development. With the financial support of our donors, we can provide women with the tools they need to sustain a chapter and programs that award women with great academic achievements.
     

    For more information, please visit www.dphilfoundation.org.

     

    Position

    Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Delta Phi Lambda Foundation Nonprofit’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.

     

    Responsibilities

    Leadership & Management:

    • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals

    • Actively engage and energize the Delta Phi Lambda Foundation Nonprofit volunteers, board members, event committees, alumnae, partnering organizations, and funders

    • Develop, maintain, and support a strong board of directors; serve as ex-officio of each committee, seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for both ongoing local operations as well as for the national rollout

    • Lead, coach, develop, and retain the Delta Phi Lambda Foundation Nonprofit’s high-performance senior management team

    • Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents

     

    Fundraising & Communications:

    • Expand revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations

    • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand

    • Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities

     

    Qualifications

    The ED will be thoroughly committed to the Delta Phi Lambda Foundation Nonprofit’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

    • Advanced degree, ideally an MBA or MPA, with at least 3-5 years of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading and regionally and/or nationally scaling a performance- and outcomes-based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth

    • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation

    • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget

    • Past success working with a board of directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships

    • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills

    • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning

    • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

    • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

     

    This is an unpaid, volunteer position. Ability to telework from around the United States is acceptable, residence in the metro-Atlanta area preferred. All applicants should include a resume and at least two (2) references who can speak to the candidate’s ability to perform the job functions listed.
     

    Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.

     

    Finance and Operations Manager

    Organization
    The Delta Phi Lambda Foundation is a 501(c)3 tax-deductible nonprofit organization committed to empower the women of Delta Phi Lambda and the communities they serve by funding scholarships, supporting philanthropic endeavors and promoting leadership development. With the financial support of our donors, we can provide women with the tools they need to sustain a chapter and programs that award women with great academic achievements.
    For more information, please visit www.dphilfoundation.org.


    Position
    Reporting to the executive director (ED), the Finance and Operations Manager will implement the infrastructure and systems needed to support strategic objectives. S/he will be responsible for the oversight of administrative and financial systems including finance, accounting, information technology, human resources, communications, and recruiting. The Finance and Operations Manager will be involved in a range of strategic planning and internal initiatives.
    S/he will work closely with the ED and the senior management team in developing the Delta Phi Lambda Foundation’s strategic plan. The Finance and Operations Manager will act as the primary liaison to the board of directors' finance committee, working closely with the committee to strengthen the Delta Phi Lambda Foundation’s financial position and other items as required.
    S/he will continually evaluate best industry practices in comparison to internal systems and needed resources, with an eye toward both future needs and budget realities.

     

    Responsibilities
    Finance and Budgeting

    The Finance and Operations Manager will have overall financial management responsibility including the development of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting materials and metrics for the ED and board of directors. S/he will oversee budgeting, financial forecasting, cash flow and coordination of audit activities as well as accounts payable and receivable. The ideal candidate will not only be able to reconcile financial activities but should also be skilled at capturing key data and processes in order to demonstrate the relationship between Delta Phi Lambda Foundation’s goals and resulting fundraising needs.

     

    Administration/Operations
    The executive will serve as a partner to the ED on the organization's administrative and operational processes, with a goal of continuously developing and improving systems. S/he must evaluate and improve Delta Phi Lambda Foundation’s information technology infrastructure, implementing new technologies to support key capabilities as required for future growth, and to support and drive key human resource initiatives.

     

    The Finance and Operations Manager will also partner with ED and the rest of the management team to ensure that the focus remain on the organization’s mission while maintaining the culture
    that makes Delta Phi Lambda Foundation unique. The Finance and Administration Manager will also assist in compliance measures between the Foundation and the Sorority headquarters.
     

    Qualifications
    The Finance and Operations Manager will have experience managing the finance and administration of a nonprofit organization or business unit. The successful candidate will have experience leading planning efforts and running operationally effective organizations that have multiple functional areas. The Finance and Operations Manager must harness technology solutions in order to more quickly and efficiently communicate resources needed for key activities and performance against plans. Working knowledge of fraternity/sorority life would be helpful, but not mandatory. Nonprofit experience is a plus, with a strong preference for someone who has operated in a fast growing environment that has limited budgets and resources.
     

    Other qualifications include:

    • Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree and/or CPA preferred
    • Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting
    • Experience with audit, legal compliance, and budget development
    • Organization development, human resources management experience
    • General management skills
    • Proven effectiveness managing others, empowering them to make decisions
    • Technologically savvy, with experience overseeing information technology staff or vendors
    • Experience effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, the Board or other outside partners/influencers/clients
    • Success seeing beyond the numbers, identifying trends and new possibilities

    Personal Characteristics

    • Excellent interpersonal and team skills, extremely collegial
    • Outstanding communications skills, written and oral
    • Demonstrated resourcefulness and good judgment
    • Hands-on, leads by example
    • Values diversity of thought, backgrounds and perspectives
    • Ability to multi-task while maintaining vigilant attention to details
    • Integrity/ethics beyond reproach
    • Self-directed, ability to work independently
    • Constantly looking to apply best practices
    • Connection to Delta Phi Lambda Foundation’s mission

    Other Expectations

    • Respond to emails within 48 hours
    • Attend National Convention and participate in strategic planning meetings with Delta Phi Lambda Sorority BOD

     

    This is an unpaid, volunteer position. Ability to telework from around the United States is acceptable, residence in the metro-Atlanta area preferred. All applicants should include a resume, personal statement, and at least two (2) references who can speak to the candidate’s ability to perform the job functions listed.

     

    Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.

     

    Communications Manager

    Organization
    The Delta Phi Lambda Foundation is a 501(c)3 tax-deductible nonprofit organization committed to empower the women of Delta Phi Lambda and the communities they serve by funding scholarships, supporting philanthropic endeavors and promoting leadership development. With the financial support of our donors, we can provide women with the tools they need to sustain a chapter and programs that award women with great academic achievements.
    For more information, please visit www.dphilfoundation.org.


    Position
    Reporting to the executive director (ED), the Communications Manager will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate Delta Phi Lambda Foundation’s mission. The Communications Manager will ensure that the Delta Phi Lambda Foundation is viewed as the primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information within this diverse network and constituent base.

    The Communications Manager will work closely with a senior peer group within the organization as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications plan across the network's discreet audiences in collaboration with the Delta Phi Lambda Foundation team and constituents
    • Lead the generation of online content that engages audience segments and leads to measurable action. Decide who, where, and when to disseminate
    • Put communications vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness as well as to test the effectiveness of communications activities
    • Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, and Delta Phi Lambda Foundation's website
    • Coordinate webpage maintenance—ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly
    • Update social media networks
    • Track and measure the level of engagement within the network over time
    • Coordinate and organize annual meetings that engage the network's discreet audiences
    • Manage all media contacts


    Qualifications

    • Delta Phi Lambda Foundation is seeking an accomplished Communications Manager who has communications experience, ideally in an “in-house” leadership role within a nonprofit entity, and covering areas such as website content, newsletters, and donor communications. The ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels is critical.
    • Other qualifications include:
    • Bachelor's degree preferred, a junior/senior undergraduate studying communications or journalism may also be considered
    • Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications strategies
    • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
    • A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently
    • High energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels
    • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters
    • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives
    • Proposed Projects/ Work Products
    • Communications plan
    • Publications: Annual Report, Fundraising Guide
    • Images for Social Media

    Personal Characteristics

    • Excellent interpersonal and team skills, extremely collegial
    • Outstanding communications skills, written and oral
    • Demonstrated resourcefulness and good judgment
    • Hands-on, leads by example
    • Values diversity of thought, backgrounds and perspectives
    • Ability to multi-task while maintaining vigilant attention to details
    • Integrity/ethics beyond reproach
    • Self-directed, ability to work independently
    • Constantly looking to apply best practices
    • Connection to Delta Phi Lambda Foundation’s mission

    Other Expectations

    • Respond to emails within 48 hours
    • Attend National Convention and participate in strategic planning meetings with Delta Phi Lambda Sorority BOD

    This is an unpaid, volunteer position. Ability to telework from around the United States is acceptable. All applicants should include a resume, personal statement, and at least two (2) references who can speak to the candidate’s ability to perform the job functions listed. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.

    Development Manager

    Organization
    The Delta Phi Lambda Foundation is a 501(c)3 tax-deductible nonprofit organization committed to empower the women of Delta Phi Lambda and the communities they serve by funding scholarships, supporting philanthropic endeavors and promoting leadership development. With the financial support of our donors, we can provide women with the tools they need to sustain a chapter and programs that award women with great academic achievements.
    For more information, please visit www.dphilfoundation.org.


    Position
    Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED), the Development Director (Director) will spearhead development efforts as Delta Phi Lambda Foundation continues to grow. A new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to build the development function.


    Responsibilities

    • Develop and execute Delta Phi Lambda Foundation's annual fundraising plan
    • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
    • Manage the implementation of donor database software and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
    • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
    • Creating and executing a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors
    • Develop plans to educate members on estate planning
    • Overseeing organization of special events (e.g. Silent Auction at Convention)
    • Developing and tracking proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising


    Qualifications

    • This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with team management experience to grow and further develop a proven program. The successful candidate will lead programs, partner with the ED and work collaboratively with a high-performance management team. Specific requirements include:
    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred
    • Experience in development
    • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
    • Knowledge of Salesforce

     

    Personal Characteristics

    • Excellent interpersonal and team skills, extremely collegial
    • Outstanding communications skills, written and oral
    • Demonstrated resourcefulness and good judgment
    • Hands-on, leads by example
    • Values diversity of thought, backgrounds and perspectives
    • Ability to multi-task while maintaining vigilant attention to details
    • Integrity/ethics beyond reproach
    • Self-directed, ability to work independently
    • Constantly looking to apply best practices
    • Connection to Delta Phi Lambda Foundation’s mission

     

    Other Expectations

    • Respond to emails within 48 hours
    • Attend National Convention and participate in strategic planning meetings with Delta Phi Lambda Sorority BOD
    • Donate to the Foundation to the best of her ability.

     

    This is an unpaid, volunteer position. Ability to telework from around the United States is acceptable. All applicants should include a resume, personal statement, and at least two (2) references who can speak to the candidate’s ability to perform the job functions listed. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.
     

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