ARE YOU READY TO LEAD US INTO THE FUTURE?
Celebrating our 50th year of providing the highest quality criminal defense and restorative justice services working with clients from diverse communities, the Legal Rights Center is looking for a visionary, collaborative, confident, accomplished and passionate Executive Director with a track record of success in non-profit, community-based organization and/or business management, leadership and growth.
Our next Executive Director will build on a strong foundation, a storied history of community involvement, innovative service offerings, and a highly-skilled, admired and innovative staff. Working with a board comprised of members from the Native American, African American, and immigrant communities as well as members from the legal community, our next Executive Director must have a community-oriented mindset, social entrepreneurial and team-building/people development skills, financial and fundraising acumen, and a clear focus on the strategies and tactics essential for fulfilling its mission to obtain fair and equitable justice for its clients.
AS OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR YOU WILL:
Lead the organization under direction of the Board. Serve as the face of the organization. Build trusted relationships with diverse communities. Drive innovation and growth. Guide and develop the board. Direct and manage finances. Direct and manage administration, IT and facilities. Secure ongoing and develop new revenue sources. Actively manage and develop the staff.
OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WILL HAVE THESE ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES:
OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WILL HAVE THESE PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Compensation for this position is in the range of $70,000 to $80,000 annually based
upon qualifications and experience.
Submit a Letter of Interest explaining why you are seeking to lead us and how your background is relevant to what we’re looking for. Also, submit a Resume or C.V., a professional writing sample of no longer than five pages, and three professional references, identifying their relationship to you and including their email address and phone number. Please note: we will not contact your references unless you make it to the list of semi-finalists. Also, please let us know how you learned about this career opportunity.
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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis but priority will be given to those received by 11:59 pm on Sunday, May 31. If this job sounds interesting, please apply immediately.
The Legal Rights Center is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. Legal Rights Center encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic as established by law.
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The Legal Rights Center
1611 Park Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
P: 612-337-0030 F: 612-337-0797
The Legal Rights Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit financially supported by: the State of Minnesota, foundations, local law firms, corporations and individuals. Clients are never charged for our services.