Washington DC

Executive Director, National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA)

The Organization

The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), based in Washington, D.C., is seeking an Executive Director to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the 2,600-member association in more than 350 jurisdictions nationwide. NFBPA is the principal and most progressive organization dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments. An independent, non-partisan, 501(c) (3) non-profit organization founded in 1983, the NFBPA has established a national reputation for designing and implementing quality leadership development initiatives of unparalleled success. Forty chapters support the growth of the organization at the local level in major cities, regions, and states across the country.

Position Overview

The Executive Director is appointed by a twenty-seven-member volunteer Board of Directors comprised primarily of local government leaders from across the county. The staff includes three full-time positions, three part-time positions, and two executive consultants. The current annual operating budget is $1. 5 million, primarily funded through revenue from membership dues and the annual national conference.

The successful candidate will be a seasoned executive with solid leadership, organizational, entrepreneurial and business skills, who has successful experience managing non-profit organizations and with demonstrated fund-raising skills through a variety of fund development activities.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university and have at least three years of successful experience managing an organization or association.

How To Apply

Qualified candidates, please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/postings/1224. Applications will be screened against criteria outlined in this brochure. Interviews will be offered by NFBPA to those candidates named as finalists with reference checks, background checks and academic verifications conducted after receiving candidates’ permission. For more information, please contact Rollie Waters at 214 454 9697 or rwaters@waters-company.com or Chuck Anderson at 817 965 3911 or canderson@waters-company.com.

NFBPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce!

Applicants selected as finalists for this position will be subject to a criminal history/credit/drivers license check prior to interview.

For more information on NFBPA, visit their website www.nfbpa.org.

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