Austin, TX

Executive Vice President of Operations, St. David's Foundation

The Organization
St. David’s Foundation, one of the largest grantmaking foundations in Texas, seeks a talented and experienced Executive Vice President of Operations to lead the organization’s internal operations and administrative functions. Established in 1996, St. David’s Foundation (the Foundation) serves five counties located in Central Texas: Bastrop County, Caldwell County, Hays County, Travis County, and Williamson County. Over the next few years, the Foundation is poised to become one of the top five health funders in the U.S. and deepen its impact by extending its reach in Central Texas, and becoming a leading voice in public health, in the state and across the country.

Position Overview
A newly-created position, the Executive Vice President of Operations is responsible for directing and coordinating a broad range of financial, operations, communications, and community relations functions. This will include coordinating and integrating these operational areas and staff to ensure alignment with the organization’s mission and goals. The Executive Vice President serves as a strategic advisor to the Chief Executive Officer in the achievement of the Foundation’s strategic plan and assists with a diverse and complex range of responsibilities. The rapid growth the Foundation has seen in recent years makes this position a vital piece of the organization’s future and will drive necessary changes in structure and operations that will allow the Foundation to continue to flourish and to deepen its impact on the community.

This values-driven, highly-respected organization seeks a senior executive to bring knowledge of best practices to ensure the Foundation is functioning at peak efficiency. The Foundation expects a seasoned and visionary strategic leader with a strong track record and broad understanding of operations, committed to the Foundation’s mission and capable of leveraging its current resources to improve the health and lives of those in the region. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and outcome-driven, and will demonstrate deep knowledge of operations management, strategic planning, and business development. S/he will be a proven collaborator and facilitative leader who can develop and coach high-performing teams and has the ability to blend a variety of talents, perspectives, work styles and approaches. The Executive Vice President will possess the necessary verbal, interpersonal, written, and listening communication skills to effectively communicate information diplomatically, concisely, and professionally with internal and external audiences.

How To Apply
Jacqueline Mildner, Principal or Brian Nwachukwu, Associate
1300 19th Street, N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036Electronic submissions are strongly preferred, and can be made at

St. David’s Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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