At LEAD NC, we identify talented, diverse, civic-minded people and equip them with the skills necessary to be leaders in their communities and workplaces. We support North Carolina’s next generation of leaders so they can help North Carolina continue to be a great place to work, live and raise a family.
Leadership Education and Development for North Carolina (LEAD NC) exists to seek out, encourage and cultivate a new generation of community leaders for North Carolina. LEAD NC focuses on leadership development for North Carolinian's who strongly support the following ideals:
Leadership ValuesLEAD NC seeks to cultivate leaders who adhere to the following principles:
Executive Director Position
The LEAD NC Institute (501c3) and LEAD NC Forward (501c4) exist to seek out, encourage and cultivate a new generation of community and civic leaders for North Carolina.
We focus on leadership development for North Carolinian's who strongly support the following ideals:
We are committed to creating a nonpartisan leadership development model that works to address structural and racial inequities. This commitment includes not only our responsibility to recruit and train a cohort of leaders that reflects the changing demographics of North Carolina, but also to develop a greater understanding among civic leaders of inequalities based on race, class, gender, sexual orientation, and citizenship.
The inaugural LEAD NC Institute/LEAD NC Forward Executive Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic plan and budget that builds a pipeline of progressive leaders reflective of the changing demographics of North Carolina. The Executive Director will report directly to both the 501c3 and 501c4 Board of Directors. This position is the organization’s sole staff position at this time, though we expect to bring on additional staff in 2017. LEAD staff will work closely with other progressive infrastructure staff in North Carolina, including Blueprint NC and America Votes.
1) Growing and Deepening Partner Relationships
2) Managing Programs to Identify, Recruit and Train Potential Leaders
3) Overseeing the Administration and Development of the Organization
Experience and Skills
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation for this position ranges from $70,000 to $80,000 annually.
This position is open until filled; applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please email your letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of Tammy Brunner.
LEAD is an equal opportunity employer. We actively encourage people of color, Native Americans, women, LGBTQ people, and other underrepresented and marginalized communities to apply for this position.
Are you ready to lead? Fill out the form below and we’ll help you assess whether you are a good fit for the LEAD NC program. If you don’t see yourself as a leader, then maybe you know someone in your community who would make a great leader, and they just need more training and support. Most of the best leaders have never considered themselves potential leaders. Submit their names below and we’ll contact them!
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