The Foundation is currently seeking an Executive Director to build on this track record of success and guide its future growth. The Executive Director will lead the Foundation’s efforts to expand fundraising, promote awareness of its mission, strengthen community relationships, support effective programs that improve outcomes for RPS students, and remain an accountable steward of the financial resources provided by donors.
The Executive Director is responsible for the daily administration and management of the Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation. The duties of the position include fund development, marketing, financial management, supervision and coordination of paid staff and volunteers, stakeholder relations, and maintaining operations in accordance with best practices for nonprofit organizations. The Executive Director works with and supports the Board of Trustees to define its priorities, build and develop teamwork among board members, Foundation staff and consultants, and ensure program and fiscal accountability. The Executive Director maintains strong relationships with key stakeholders including the Superintendent and leadership of RPS, the School Board, city officials, City Council, donors and nonprofit partners.
Download the Executive Director position statement.