Non-profit searches for a new CEO generally take a minimum of four months, and can take as long as six to eight months. A clear sense of mission and a well understood position description for the new President and CEO will be absolutely essential for success in identifying and, more importantly attracting the right kind of person. This kit includes a look at finding an Executive Search Firm, sample timelines, job descriptions, and compensation.
Staffing decisions are among the most important decisions that foundations will make. Foundation staff are responsible for executing organizational strategies and advancing the foundation’s mission; without strong and competent employees, the foundation may be left floundering. In human resource decisions, foundations must assess needs; recruit, screen, select, and hire personnel; orient new employees; and develop evaluation, training, and development strategies for long-term growth.
In-Depth knowledge on Staff Administration
This webinar addresses the core question: How can emerging community foundations staff at small scale for big results? It presents principles employed by a group of small, growing community foundations in California, and illustrates the priorities and personalities that were drivers of specific staffing approaches.
This sample job description for an administrative assistant is shared thanks to the generosity of the Cargill Foundation.
This sample job description for a senior research consultant/foundation grants manager is provided thanks to the generosity of the Blue Foundation.
From Kraft Foods Corporate Contributions Program
The McDonald's Corporation Foundation has generously provided a sample job description for an analyst/assistant manager, corporate communications and social responsibili
This sample job description for Vice President, Corporate Social Policy is provided thanks to the generosity of the MONY Foundation.
This sample job description for Executive Director is generously provided by the Blue Foundation.
This sample job description for a Director, Community and Philanthropic Affairs is generously provided by the United Arlines Foundation.