The Director of Programs reports to the President and CEO and is responsible for providing overall direction of the Foundation's funding program to achieve concrete change and leading the Program Team, which currently consists of five direct reports. The ideal candidate will have strong experience growing programs and organizations and demonstrated ability to adapt and be flexible in a changing environment. A proven track record of managerial success is key.
As a thought partner to the Executive Team, the Director will help shape the Foundation’s strategy to expand its impact across Colorado and the nation. To succeed in this role, the Director must be a strategic thinker who can move from vision to execution, perceiving emerging opportunities for impact and building a goal-oriented strategy. The Director must demonstrate a strong understanding of the mission and vision of NextFifty Initiative and be able to express that clearly to grantees and community stakeholders.
As a young organization, NextFifty Initiative is in a state of development and maturation. All roles within the organization are subject to modification without a change in the written position description. The duties written below express the major responsibilities of the position but are not all-inclusive of the activities that will be coordinated or executed by the role.
This is an office-based position with regular travel in the Denver metro region and around the state of Colorado. Travel outside the state is expected on a less regular basis. Working remote (telecommuting) up to one day per week may be allowed subject to CEO approval.