Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation
The mission at the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, hereinafter ACHF is to be a proactive force in developing community-wide understanding of the value of historic buildings, neighborhoods, and heritage.
Nestled in the northeastern corner of Georgia, Athens is an unmistakably southern city steeped in vibrant college culture. While the spirited city is perhaps most known for the University of Georgia, its also home to a thriving music scene, award-winning restaurants and a host of other attractions that make the Classic City a great place to live, work, and play. Athens has a rich and fascinating history, and ACHF has been actively preserving the history and its tangible resources for over 50 years.
Education / Experience Requirements
A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university; Post-graduate degree in Historic Preservation, Public Administration or related field preferred; 3-5 years demonstrated leadership experience; experience working with nonprofit boards; skills in organizational development; event and program planning and implementation; communication; fundraising; financial and budget oversight; supervisory experience a plus.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line please reference Executive Director Search
In partnership with the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director of the ACHF will be responsible for crafting and executing the strategic and operating plans for the organization. The primary objective of this executive will be to evolve the ACHFs mission and membership, so that it continues to have a positive impact in preserving and enhancing Athens-Clarke County and its diverse historic resources, for the education and enjoyment of all.
To sustain the positive impact and realize the potential of the ACHF, the Executive Director will focus on two major objectives:
· Ensure that the mission of the ACHF is embraced by its Board of Trustees and membership; is aligned with and supportive of complementary preservation and conservation organizations across the State of Georgia; and that the organizations mission is carried out with zeal and effectiveness by the Board, membership, and staff, such that superior operating results are achieved;
· Build a robust, effective fundraising mechanism that allows the organization to carry out its mission in a fiscally responsible and secure manner;
· Transition from a diverse set of programs and services that will positively impact historic preservation; review the current organizational configuration and, if appropriate, make adjustments to budgets, staff, and programs;
· Ensure the on-going development of a comprehensive services road-map that can attract new members and inspire current members;
· Continually monitor and, where appropriate, enhance both the organizational structure and leadership team to provide for unsurpassed capabilities;