Executive Director

Organization: 
Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans

Job summary

 

Reporting to the board of trustees, the executive director is the chief executive of a 27-person staff in its mission of advancing the preservation and revitalization of New Orleans’ historic architecture and neighborhoods while offering preservation as a key driver of economic development in the region. 

 

Duties

 

·       Inspiring and leading senior staff responsible for advocacy, restoration, communication, education, fund-raising, easements, financial management and administration.

 

·       Effectively presenting PRC policies to the public, media and government.

 

·       Leading the development of a regularly reviewed strategic plan that assesses whether programs should be created, continued or expanded and that is approved by the board as a guide to the organization’s activities. 

 

·       Expanding and maintaining revenue sources to support the mission.

 

·       Developing and rigorously following a budget that maximizes available financial resources to achieve the mission.

 

·       Developing the talents and effectiveness of the staff while achieving greater diversity in the workforce.

 

 

Requirements

 

·       Ability to inspire.

 

·       A college degree. A masters’ degree is preferred but not required. 

 

·       Experience managing a complicated organization, whether for-profit or non-profit.

 

·       Experience in identifying sources of financial support (individuals, corporations, foundations and government) and asking for it.

 

·       Accomplishment in writing and speaking.

 

·       Ability to communicate and maintain relationships with both supporters adversaries in public discussion.

 

·       Experience and passion for preservation and urban development.

 

·       A grasp of the economics of construction, restoration and real estate development.

 

·       Fluency in the economics and politics of preservation tax credits.

 

·       Familiarity with the New Orleans physical, cultural and political landscape, or an ability to learn it quickly.

 

·       Ability to work altered and non-traditional work schedule necessary to meet deadlines and the demands of the position including frequent weeknight and weekend social and community activities.  Minimum requirement: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Salary and Benefits: commensurate with experience. 

 

 

BENEFITS

Competitive Benefits

LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

English

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Executive

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

4-year degree

HOW TO APPLY

jdavis@prcno.org

http://www.prcno.org

 

Submit cover letter and resume to jdavis@prcno.org

 

 

 

Location: 
New Orleans, LA
Due Date: 
Friday, December 1, 2017
Category: 
Job
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on October 27, 2017 - 8:39am