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The BIA is currently hiring an Executive Director. See below for the job description and details on how to apply.

Job Title: Executive Director

 

Reports to: BIA Board President & Commissioners

 

Hours and Location: Full-time, 40 hours per week. Work must be completed on-site at the BIA’s Arts & Wellness Center (3900 General Taylor Street), with some flexibility for remote work. 

 

Required Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for the Executive Director position will:

  • Have at least 5–7 years management-level experience, ideally in a non-profit setting

  • Demonstrate past experience managing a collaborative team

  • Be a strategic and critical thinker with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and solve problems creatively

  • Demonstrate past experience with non-profit development and communications strategies, including a successful track record of meeting fundraising and grant development goals

 

Compensation: The starting annual salary for the Executive Director position is $60,000.  The Executive Director will be eligible for full healthcare benefits, four weeks of paid time off,  and an employer matched retirement plan, in addition to other benefits described in the BIA Employee Manual. 

 

Position Description: 

The Broadmoor Improvement Association (BIA) seeks a creative and strategic thinker to lead the organization in fulfilling its mission of improving the quality of life and enhancing the health and wellness of all those who live, work, and play in the Broadmoor neighborhood of New Orleans. Reporting to the Board of Commissioners, the Executive Director will lead a collaborative and dedicated team to ensure the BIA’s programs and services are aligned with the organization’s strategic goals; lead fund development for the organization and manage the budget; and work with Broadmoor residents to respond to emergent needs in the neighborhood. This is an exciting opportunity for an emerging leader to be part of setting the strategic priorities and direction of one of New Orleans’ most impactful and multifaceted neighborhood associations.

 

Primary responsibilities:

 

Organizational leadership and capacity building: 

  • Manage and support the growth of the team at the BIA, including two full-time staff members and a team of five part-time staff members. Conduct bi-annual performance reviews of all staff members, identifying opportunities for growth and professional development as appropriate.

  • In collaboration with the Board President, cultivate an active and engaged Board of Commissioners that is representative of the Broadmoor neighborhood and supportive of the organization’s work. Facilitate monthly board meetings, providing key programmatic and organizational updates to inform the board’s work. 

  • Support the formation and organization of neighborhood committees focused on the organization’s strategic priorities, as outlined in the 2021 strategic plan.

  • Represent the organization in a variety of settings, including neighborhood meetings, city-wide events and meetings, and stakeholder meetings and gatherings.

 

Fund development:

  • Lead the organization’s grant writing and foundation development, cultivating relationships with new and existing foundation funders in order to meet the organization’s annual development goals.

  • Cultivate relationships with individual donors, overseeing the expansion of Broadmoor Thrives individual membership program to grow the base of individual donors to the organization.

  • Support the growth of the membership and rental program at the Broadmoor Arts & Wellness Center, continuing to diversify the organization’s revenue streams.

  • Lead the planning and execution of the annual fundraising event for the organization, ensuring that appropriate fundraising goals are set and met.

 

Program evaluation and management:

  • In collaboration with BIA staff, evaluate the success of current programs and initiatives in achieving the strategic goals outlined in the 2021 strategic plan, making adjustments to current programs and creating new initiatives as necessary.

  • Establish new partnerships and maintain existing relationships with non-profit and community-based organizations in order to expand the resources available to Broadmoor residents.

 

Administration:

  • Manage a portfolio of 7 affordable rental units as part of the Broadmoor Affordable Rentals program, working with the property manager to ensure compliance with New Orleans Redevelopment Authority rules for affordable housing.

  • Lead partnership with the Crescent City Community Land Trust to develop four properties as affordable home ownership opportunities in Broadmoor.

  • Administer the BIA’s collection of the Broadmoor Parcel Fee, ensuring that all City requirements are met to continue receiving parcel fee funds, and communicating to Broadmoor residents about the purpose and impact of their parcel fee funds.

 

Physical Demands: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to limited computer work.

 

To Apply: Email your resume to careers@broadmorimprovement.com with a cover letter outlining your credentials and interest in the position. Priority will be given to applicants who apply before January 28, 2022.

 

About the Broadmoor Improvement Association (BIA): The Broadmoor Improvement Association is a non-profit neighborhood organization, founded in 1930, that serves people who live, learn, work, worship and play in Broadmoor through a coordinated network of anchor institutions, faith-based partners, businesses and community partners.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Broadmoor Improvement Association does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.