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Executive Director,
Latino Academy

 

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

The Latino Academy of Workforce Development delivers education and workforce training to build a stronger Wisconsin.

 

The Latino Academy is hiring for an experienced and capable leader. The Executive Director will hire staff (currently 20+ people), supervise the management team, manage the organization’s budget (over $2 million), ensure the successful operation of the office, and guide the development and execution of the organization’s strategic plan.

 

This position requires strong bilingual fluency in Spanish and English, and bicultural competencies to engage with Latino Academy students and stakeholders.

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Responsibilities Include:

  • Strategic Leadership
     

  • Program Management
     

  • Fundraising and Development
     

  • Financial Management
     

  • Board Relations
     

  • Community Engagement
     

  • Advocacy and Public Relations
     

  • Staff Management

Experience and Skills Sought:

This position requires strong bilingual fluency in Spanish and English, and bicultural competencies to engage with Latino Academy students and stakeholders.

In addition, a strong candidate would have some combination of these experiences and skills:

  • Significant organizational leadership experience in adult education, workforce development, or a related field.
     

  • Experience working in or volunteering for a nonprofit, community-based organization, and engaging with a nonprofit Board of Directors.
     

  • Successful nonprofit development experience, including grant writing, donor stewardship, and cultivation of corporate partnerships/sponsorships.
     

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and multi-task.
     

  • Excellent researching, writing, public speaking, and advocacy skills.
     

  • Experience representing agency needs with elected officials.
     

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, public administration, or related field; or comparable experience.

 

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