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CASA of Lane County is currently hiring for an Executive Director

Position Announcement:  CASA of Lane County Executive Director
Status: Full Time, Exempt with Benefits
Salary: $87,000 –  $100,000

ABOUT CASA OF LANE COUNTY
In 1995, CASA of Lane County was founded to advocate for abused and neglected children age 0-21 in Lane County. In 2004, the organization was the first program in Oregon to successfully complete the National CASA Certification process. Currently CASA of Lane County supports over 200 volunteers who serve more than 400 children annually. For further information visit our website at: www.casa-lane.org.

THE POSITION
The Executive Director is responsible for providing visionary, effective and engaging leadership to achieve the strategic and financial goals of CASA of Lane County. Serving as the principal liaison and agency representative, they maintain the overall operational and fiscal integrity of the organization within the policies, budget and goals set with the Board of Directors. CASA of Lane County has created a dynamic, flexible, and creative work environment that brings satisfaction and support to those who work and volunteer there. Most importantly, CASA of Lane County is a leader in effective outcomes for the children they serve. 

Executive Director criteria and qualifications:  
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Mission driven, visionary leadership
Strength-based, collaborative management style
Community outreach and advocacy with a passion for the mission of CASA
Proven success in executive nonprofit leadership
Budget development, managing multiple funding streams
Personnel management
Strategic planning
Fundraising
Proficient grant writing experience
Experience effectively creating and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders
Calm and consistent demeanor
Critical thinking
Approachability
Active listening
Articulate verbal and written communication
Integrity and professionalism
Creativity
Organization
Attention to detail
Commitment to fostering a culture of continuous improvement  

To apply, submit a cover letter outlining your professional background and experience and a resume. Submit the information to: debib@casa-lane.org.   First round of review will begin on September 13, 2021. Position is open until filled.

Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, the cities of Eugene and Springfield are known for breathtaking mountains, majestic trees, fantastic parks, and a multitude of arts and recreational activities. Home to the University of Oregon and situated in Lane County, 110 miles south of Portland, these communities are within an hour of the Cascade Mountains and Oregon’s breathtaking coast. More information at https://www.eugenecascadescoast.org/regions-cities/willamette-valley/

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. CASA of Lane County will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.

CASA of Lane County is an equal opportunity employer and as such, we do not discriminate against any team member or candidate because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, or any other basis protected by law. We encourage all to apply because we believe a diversity of voices leads to better discussions, decisions, and outcomes for everyone.