NC NAACP Seeks Executive Director

The NC NAACP seeks a dynamic, energetic, well organized individual with strong leadership skills to serve as Executive Director of the North Carolina State Conference. The Executive Director position reports directly to the State Conference and its President in fulfilling the organization's Mission, Vision, and Annual Goals.

Essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to,

1. Program Management and Delivery,
2. Administrative Management and Branch Development Support,
3. Staff hiring, management, training with the advice of the State Personnel Committee.

With the State President's consent, the ED advocates at the local, state and federal level for health, education, housing, criminal justice, voting rights and public policy issues that affect the advancement of people of color. The ED oversees and supports program initiatives, assuring that the objectives are aligned with the State Conference's overall strategic plan.

The ED provides oversight and direction to any staff involved in Program Management and Delivery; ensures management and leadership of the State Conference in a manner consistent with the policies and mission of the constitutions of the state and national NAACP constitutions. The ED provides administrative management for volunteers and staff who are tasked with fundraising, marketing, communications, and fiscal responsibilities.

In addition to other duties as assigned, the ED serves as primary staff person for the President, Executive Committee, Finance Committee and other standing Committees.

Education and Experience:

At least a Master's Degree is required, or a combination of a Bachelor's Degree with concomitant experience of at least five years in administrating and managing a large organization in the Human Rights field. Salary negotiable to the extent allowed by budgetary constraints.

How to apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Avie Lester, NC NAACP Personnel Committee Chair at by April 6, 2017. 

NC NAACP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All interested individuals, including people of color, women, persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, persons with disabilities, and Spanish speakers are particularly urged to apply.

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