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Director of DevelopmentDigital Divide Data
Digital Divide Data
San Francisco, CA or New York, NY

Digital Divide Data (DDD) is an international social enterprise dedicated to improving the lives of young people and families through training, employment and higher education opportunities. A pioneer of the ‘Impact Sourcing’ business model, DDD creates sustainable, lasting social change while providing digital content, data, and research services for corporations and nonprofits.

DDD seeks an inspiring and motivated Director of Development to carry out its fundraising goals. The Director will foster strong relationships with existing donors and source new ones, and run an innovative donor communications program. This is an opportunity to be a part of a quickly growing organization that creates social impact through smart business principles.

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Chief Partnerships & Strategy OfficerKickStart
KickStart International
New York, NY or San Francisco, CA

KickStart’s mission is to lift millions of people in Africa out of poverty, quickly, cost-effectively and sustainably. KickStart succeeds by designing, promoting and mass-marketing simple money-making tools that small-holder farmers buy and use to start highly profitable family enterprises. These new businesses create a sustainable solution to the rural poor’s most important need — a way to make more money — and enable the farmers to lift their families out of poverty.

KickStart International is seeking a new Chief Partnerships & Strategy Officer who can operate at the forefront of the social enterprise field and be an innovative force in designing a global partnerships and fund development program.

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City ManagerCity of Salem, Oregon
City of Salem
Salem, OR

The City of Salem seeks a creative, results oriented City Manager that brings forward innovative solutions to drive decisions and advance city initiatives. Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the City working under the policy direction and goals of the City Council.

Located in the lush Willamette Valley, Salem is the capital city of Oregon with a population over 160,000. In the midst of sustained, steady growth, Salem is a full service city with a FY 2015 total budget of $522.8 million. The City has six labor unions and employs 1,362 staff members who deliver city services through nine primary departments.

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Chief Executive OfficerSeattle Indian Health Board
Seattle Indian Health Board
Seattle, WA

The Seattle Indian Health Board is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization with the mission to advocate for, provide, and ensure culturally appropriate, high quality, and accessible health and human services to American Indians and Alaska Natives in the greater Seattle/King County area.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will lead the organization as the chief spokesperson, with a strong focus on advocacy, communications, and relationship building. The ideal candidate is a skilled business leader and manager, a critical thinker with a strategic mind, and someone whose personal history firmly grounds their deep understanding and passion for serving the urban American Indian and Alaska Native populations. Extensive knowledge of the complexities of ACA and urban health institutions is important.

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Chief Financial OfficerO'Dea High School
O'Dea High School
Seattle, WA

Founded in 1923, O’Dea High School occupies a place of prominence in the Seattle community both for academic rigor and athletic excellence. Rich in diversity, yet steeped in strong traditional values, O’Dea provides a steady foundation of Catholic education for the 450 young men who walk its halls.

O’Dea High School seeks a Chief Financial Officer eager to create a lasting legacy at one of Seattle’s most prestigious and well-respected academic institutions. The CFO will set the precedence for this newly created role and ensure continued improvement and growth working closely with the Principal, Board, Board Finance Committee, alumni and Archdiocese.

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Principal, Skoll Awards and CommunitySkoll Foundation
Skoll Foundation
Palo Alto, CA

The Skoll Foundation seeks a new Principal to play a key role in the selection of new social entrepreneurs for the annual Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship. This role will also take part in leading the Foundation’s relationship with a portfolio of Skoll Awardees by providing access to strategic input, collaboration, and contact with influential partners and resources.

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Director, National Education Strategy
Raikes Foundation
Seattle, WARaikes Foundation

Based in Seattle, WA and established in 2002, the Raikes Foundation is an endowed, family foundation led by its co-founders, Tricia and Jeff Raikes.

The Raikes Foundation seeks an innovative, strategic thinker and builder to lead its national education strategy as Director. The Director will lead the evolution and execution of the education strategy, building on strong momentum since the strategy’s launch three years ago. The Director will guide a collaborative team working to identify the most promising opportunities to bring learning mindsets and skills into the education system at scale.

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Head of Strategy, Learning, and ImpactHumanity United
Humanity United
San Francisco, CA

Humanity United is a U.S.-based foundation dedicated to enabling peace and ensuring human rights in countries that need it most. It is a member of the Omidyar network, a group of organizations that represent the philanthropic interests of Pierre and Pam Omidyar.

Working closely with the President and Board, Humanity United’s Head of Strategy, Learning & Impact will help shape the short and long term direction of the foundation, with a focus on creating measurable, sustainable social change. S/he will also mobilize the organization around a culture of learning and continuous improvement, thereby increasing the reach and impact of its work.

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CEOWater For People
Water For People
Denver, CO

Water For People envisions a world in which everyone has access to safe water, forever. Its goal is to ensure every household, every school, and every public health facility has water and sanitation that lasts. An innovator in the WASH (Water and Sanitation Hygiene) sector, Water For People facilitates locally-owned solutions to building and maintaining reliable, permanent water and sanitation services without continued dependence on development aid.

Water For People seeks a CEO ready to lead a truly innovative organization at the forefront of social change and international development. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the new CEO will lead the implementation of the organization's bold efforts with the support of an experienced and talented global team.

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Chief of Staff, Port of Seattle CommissionPort of Seattle
Port of Seattle
Seattle, WA

The Port of Seattle plays a key role in bringing international trade, transportation and travel to the Pacific Northwest, and supports industries as diverse as tourism and commercial fishing. The port is also a key builder of road and rail infrastructure, partnering with other agencies to improve freight traffic from Tacoma to Everett.

The full position profile is currently under development. Please visit http://candidates.waldronhr.com to indicate your interest.

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Administrator
Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facilities
The Dalles, ORNORCOR

NORCOR (Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility) is a regional adult corrections and juvenile detention facility located in The Dalles, Oregon. NORCOR set a national precedent by combining adult corrections, juvenile detention, and the TOOLS Residential Treatment Program into a complex that serves the four counties of Wasco, Hood River, Sherman, and Gilliam.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Administrator effectively plans, organizes, and manages the operations, programs, and activities of NORCOR including both the adult corrections facility and the juvenile detention facility. The ideal candidate will embrace the complexity, understand individual goals and interests of the adult and juvenile facilities, and bring them together to move forward as a larger entity with a broader vision.

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Executive Director
International Bird Rescue
CaliforniaInternational Bird Rescue

Since 1971, International Bird Rescue (IBR) has been saving seabirds and other aquatic birds around the world. IBR is dedicated to mitigating the human impact on seabirds worldwide through emergency response, education, research, and planning.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will lead the development and implementation of strategic planning and be responsible for the overall management of the organization. IBR seeks a leader who can continue building a financial model for sustainability that will provide the organization’s dedicated staff members and volunteers the resources they need to effectively carry out their work.

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Director of Learning and Member EngagementOrg Name
The Woodmark Group
Seattle, WA

The Woodmark Group seeks to to improve the health for children everywhere through advancing philanthropy and financial support for pediatric hospitals. Woodmark is comprised of 26 member hospitals from the United States and Canada who strive to nurture collegial, inclusive and responsive relationships and a culture of support where members are free to share fundraising successes and challenges for the benefit of all.

The Woodmark Group seeks a new Director of Learning and Member Engagement to develop and curate learning opportunities for development staff of all levels in member hospitals—from frontline fundraisers to senior level leaders. The forward-thinking, strategic Director will be tasked with implementing programs and creating learning platforms to create best in class, targeted and successful multi-channel educational activities.

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Vice President of Behavioral HealthOrg Name
Pioneer Human Services
Seattle, WA

Pioneer Human Services is an entrepreneurial human service organization specializing in helping people who want to turn their lives around, make better choices and live healthier lives. As a leading organization in Washington State, Pioneer offers a broad range of programs that help people who are re-entering society from prison or jail and those who are overcoming chemical addiction and mental illness with an integrated array of housing, employment, training, reentry and treatment services.

Pioneer Human Services seeks a Vice President of Behavioral Health with proven expertise in operations balanced with experience in chemical dependency and mental health. The Vice President has ultimate operational responsibility for all behavioral health service delivery throughout the organization and provides exceptional leadership in assisting Pioneer with delivering on its ultimate mission of providing a chance for change measured by reducing recidivism.

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Director Org Name
Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
National Museum of American History
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, D.C.

The Lemelson Center was inaugurated in 1995 with the core belief that invention and innovation play a critical role in shaping our future, and that everyone is inventive. Driven by a clear commitment to the Center’s mission, the staff works collaboratively to engage the public and scholars alike with the history of invention and innovation. Within the Smithsonian Institution, the Lemelson Center is distinguished as the hub for testing bold, new ideas, and stepping beyond traditional boundaries.

The Lemelson Center seeks a new Director who will lead historical scholarship, exhibitions, and programmatic initiatives. The Director will guide the Center as a distinguished expert on the history of invention and innovation, and serves as the champion for the Center’s educational outreach efforts.

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Chief of Staff
Raikes Foundation
Seattle, WARaikes Foundation

The recruitment period for this search has closed. Please note that while the search is still open, we are no longer reviewing new candidate materials.

Based in Seattle, WA and established in 2002, the Raikes Foundation is an endowed, family foundation led by its co-founders, Tricia and Jeff Raikes.

The Raikes Foundation seeks a Chief of Staff to play an important leadership role in furthering the Foundation’s strategic growth and effectiveness. This new role will work to ensure smooth functioning of the Foundation’s core processes, identify ways to improve workflow, and lead, coordinate, and execute these processes as the Foundation grows.

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Vice President of Marketing and CommunicatonsOrg Name
The Museum of Flight
Seattle, WA

The recruitment period for this search has closed. Please note that while the search is still open, we are no longer reviewing new candidate materials.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, The Museum of Flight is successfully striving toward its vision of becoming the foremost educational air and space museum in the world. Started by a small group of aircraft enthusiasts in 1964, the museum has since grown immensely to include a library and archive, educational facilities, and space to house its ever-expanding collection of artifacts.

The Museum of Flight seeks a Vice President of Marketing and Communications with experience supervising a high-functioning and creative marketing department. The new Vice President will provide leadership, vision, and guidance for all brand-building and communications work for the museum and develop a comprehensive marketing communications action plan.

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