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Executive Director

BACHMAN LAKE TOGETHER

9507 Overlake Drive, Dallas, Texas 75220, USA

Do you get fired up to make a big vision become reality? Are you a take charge, multi-tasker, with a structure and a process to make it all happen? Do you thrive when engaging people? If so, we may have the perfect opportunity for you!

Bachman Lake Together needs an executive director that wants to change the trajectory of an entire community. The challenge is to achieve school readiness for all kindergartners by 2028. We are looking for a curious problem solver and relationship guru. You will bring key people to the table, across various sectors, and lead them to create new solutions and meet daunting goals. You will manage staff and lead other leaders in the community. With data in hand, you will use your gift for effective communication and optimistic, can-do attitude to keep everyone moving towards the goal. You will keep your eye both on the ambitious vision and the details that are critical to achieving it.

Key Functions

· Lead and manage an effective team that carries out the collective impact strategies of Bachman Lake Together · Champion the vision and serve as the initiative’s ambassador to build public will · Develop partnerships and resources needed to achieve the vision

Work Hours: Full Time

Qualifications: Bilingual in Spanish and English. 3-5 years of experience in a community nonprofit organization, government agency, or similar organization; 1-2 years at senior or executive level preferred. Master’s Degree preferred. Cultural sensitivity and a commitment to inclusivity and equity is also a must.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience, with competitive benefits package.

Location: Bachman Lake Together Family Center, 9507 Overlake Drive, Dallas, Texas 75220.

Why Should You Apply?: Unique opportunity to lead in collaboration that makes a lasting impact, and perfect an approach that could become a national model.

How to Apply: Submit cover letter and resume. Please also complete the survey. Applicants will not be considered until the survey is completed.

 

Bachman Lake Together

Why Work Here?

Visionary, strategic, and focused on bold impact. Relationship driven and supportive culture. Competitive salary and benefits package.

Formed by the Zero to Five Funders Collaborative in 2008, Bachman Lake Together aims to give Bachman Lake children a strong foundation for the first five years, so they can thrive in school and life. Bachman Lake is an area in Northwest Dallas. Many families in the Bachman Lake community face daily trials including poverty, accessing quality education and adapting as immigrants to a new culture and way of life. With the city's highest rate of children under the age of three, more than half of area children are not ready for kindergarten. Our VISION is for Bachman Lake to be a community that nurtures thriving parents committed to raising young children who begin school ready to learn. Our goal is for each of the 4,000 children in the area be kindergarten ready by 2028.

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