Job Posting – Director of Community Assets





Position Opening: Director of Community Assets

Company Background & Culture

For over 50 years, Rotary Charities has been one of the the leading Grantmakers in the Grand Traverse Region.  Our endowment has enabled RC to make annual grants totaling over $1.5 million annually. Since our inception, we have made nearly $60 million in grants to our 5-county region.

In the past three years, our grantmaking has evolved to include systems-based grantmaking, impact investing and capacity building strategies, that support our new approach. We are moving from a transactional focus to one that encompasses all the additional roles we play; connector/convener, capacity builder/learner and funder/investor. Our focus is on systems thinking, adaptive leadership and community impact.

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Candidate Profile

We are searching for a candidate with experience affecting communities at a grass roots level, using outreach strategies that ensure broad community input and impact. The ideal candidate recognizes the continual work of understanding the unique nature of each community they serve and the challenges they face.  Key skills include the capacity to listen, clarify, collaborate and make connections to partners and resources.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Community Assets is focused on the Foundation’s role in community development and capacity building. This includes convening and sitting at appropriate tables for the work, connecting applicants and communities with other foundations, and state and federal resources to help implement projects that align with their priorities.

Additionally, this position directs two of our vital program areas:

The Director of Community Assets manages these grants, contributes to the development of grantmaking, and helps design the strategy for $1.5 million in our Impact Investing funds.

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Applications will be accepted until July 9, 2019.  All correspondence will be considered confidential.

Rotary Charities is an equal opportunity employer.