• Executive Director


    Iranian-American Community Center (IACC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who will
    be responsible for implementing the strategic vision for Pars Place, a center
    established to serve as a hub for educational activities, cultural events, and
    community gatherings.

    Reporting tothe Board of Directors, the Executive Director’s tasks will range from
    organizational leadership, administration, finance, board and organizational
    management, program development, fundraising, relationship development, and communications.


    1- Strategy and Planning

    ● Guide the development of IACC's strategic goals and objectives in collaboration with
    staff and board as well as the overall management of the organization’s work plan.

    ● Identify and develop a plan for ways in which IACC can expand the number of people
    benefitting from programs and services offered by the organization.

    ● Build programs and other revenue while ensuring accessibility.

    2- Finance and Accounting

    ● Create andmaintain a healthy financial standing including managing cash flow for the
    organization, managing relationships with financial institutions, vendors and donors.

    ● Overseeing the budgeting process.

    ● Prepare monthly reports for board presentations.

    3- Team Development/Leadership

    ● Through example and team-based activities, promote a culture of support, high
    performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to
    quality, mission and collaboration.

    ● Work to create a healthy, inclusive, diverse, positive internal culture.

    ● Engage volunteers and interns as needed to support the organization’s mission.

    4- Operations and Administration

    ● Support and further develop IACC’s’ systems of policies, internal controls, and procedures
    around administrative and programmatic operations.

    ● With staff and key volunteers, coordinate the creation of quarterly organizational work
    plans in line with the strategic plan to support the team.

    ● Position IACC to successfully scale and grow its operations.

    5- Fundraising and Membership

    ● Develop andmaintain relationships with individual donors, foundations, and local
    government agencies in line with development strategies.

    ● Cultivaterelationships with major donors.

    ● Collaborate with the board on all elements of the planning and execution of donor
    solicitation, including the end-of-year giving campaign.

    ● Identify funding opportunities, create and execute fundraising strategies including but
    not limited to institutional funding, individual philanthropy and small donations, across channels.

    ● Launch and grow membership program

    6- Program Development

    ● Work along with the Board to oversee the design and growth of programs and ensure their
    quality, connection to one another, and to the over arching mission.

    ● Oversee the execution of the programs.

    ● Develop program evaluation processes and tools.

    7- Representation, Networking, Communications, and Collaboration

    ● Actively represent the Center in the community through personal involvement in civic and
    community groups and events.

    ● Build connections with the media; ensure that the Center is visible in the community.

    ● Nurture relationships with leaders in the diverse communities in the metropolitan area,
    effectively expressing the values and mission of the Center.

    ● Promote and support the Mission of the Center.

    ● Oversee the brand of the organization including visual and written representation.

    ● Manage marketing and outreach across channels and ensure consistency with brand and

    8 - Board Relations

    ● Develop and maintain solid, collaborative working relations with Board members and provide
    them with the information and guidance necessary to make informed decisions.

    ● Collaborate with the Board to effectively promote the concepts and value of the Center with
    the goal of increasing both individual and institutional investment from the

    ● Formulate with the Board the strategic vision of the Center, communicating the vision and
    the mission to the Center's staff and to the public.

    ● Present the annual operating plan and budget to the Board and report regularly on
    performance against metrics.

    Other tasks inline with the essential functions/responsibilities mentioned above may be

    Qualifications and Skills Required

    ● Bachelor’s degree

    ● 3-10 years ofexperience in a non-profit, volunteer based, membership or mission driven

    ● Demonstratedability to raise funds through a variety of fund-raising channels

    ● 5+ years of experience managing a small to medium size team of employees

    ● Knowledge of the operational and fiscal management duties and non-profit regulations

    ● A masterful relationship-building skill set with a track record of building collaborative
    teams and strategic relationships and knowledge of Iranian-American community
    in the area

    ● Proficiency with Microsoft and Google suite, QuickBooks and popular fundraising packages

    ● Proficiency in Persian. Passion for IACC’s mission and familiarity with Iranian culture

    Job Types:Full-time, Contract


    • Dental insurance 
    • Flexible schedule 
    • Health insurance 
    • Vision insurance

    If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume to info@parsplace.org