Executive Director for Down Syndrome Foundation

Down Syndrome Foundation of Southeastern New Mexico - Roswell, NM


Leadership & Management:

  • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistentquality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommendtimelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals
  • Actively engage and energize DSFSENM volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni,partnering organizations, and funders
  • Develop, maintain, and support a strong board of directors; serve as ex-officio of each committee,seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for both ongoing local operations as wellas for the national rollout
  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain DSFSENM’s staff and volunteers
  • Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluate program components,so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, andother constituents

Fundraising & Communications:

  • Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operationsand regional expansion
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations withthe goal of creating a stronger brand
  • Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities

Planning & New Business:

  • Design the national expansion and complete the strategic business planning process for theprogram expansion into new markets
  • Begin to build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with the funders andpolitical and community leaders at each expansion site
  • Be an external local and national presence that publishes and communicates program resultswith an emphasis on the successes of the local program as a model for regional and nationalreplication

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32,000.00 to $37,000.00 /year


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations


  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance