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Executive Director Position at the Children's Council

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The Children’s Council of Watauga County is currently seeking applications for the Executive Director position.  This position provides professional leadership of local partnership activities through effective strategic planning and collaboration within the community to address the needs of children, financial oversight of over $1.3 million annual budget, and supervision of 15 employees.  The Executive Director works under the direction of the Board to achieve the mission and goals of the Children’s Council, Smart Start, NC Pre-Kindergarten, and other programs authorized by the Board while ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations and policies.   Qualifications include:

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related business field, Public Administration, Public Policy, Education or human services-related field required; Masters degree preferred in the areas above;

  2. At least three years experience in management with at least two of these years supervising staff required;

  3. Experience in financial administration required;

  4. Fundraising/grant writing and non-profit board experience.

Starting annual salary is $45,450 plus employer-sponsored benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. For more details, visit  Position open until filled. Please mail or hand deliver a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to the address below.  For more information, please call the Personnel Committee Chair, Paul Holden (828) 264-7190. Equal Opportunity

Employer.Attn:  Executive Director Search Committee
The Children’s Council of Watauga County, Inc.
225 Birch Street, Suite 3
Boone, NC 28607