The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida (“TCF”; or “The
Community Foundation”) is the oldest and largest community
foundation in Florida. Since 1964, TCF has had an unparalleled
reputation for stimulating philanthropy and helping donors achieve
their individual philanthropic goals, while supporting the citizens
of Northeast Florida through a range of charitable and civic
activities made possible by those gifts.
The Community Foundation serves the donors and residents of six
counties in Northeast Florida—including two of the state’s most
affluent and one of the state’s most financially challenged. The
organization’s mission is represented by a range of charitable and
civic activities that have advanced the area and moved the
community forward. Since its inception, more than $640 million in
grants have been awarded by TCF to nonprofit organizations, the
vast majority of which are in Northeast Florida.
The incoming President will inherit a strong organization that
is poised to enter a new era of activity and engagement with the
communities and citizens of Duval, St. Johns, Nassau, Baker, Clay,
and Putnam counties. The areas served are fast-growing,
increasingly culturally diverse with ever increasing needs. By
continuing to grow philanthropic assets, specifically permanent and
discretionary assets, The Community Foundation will continue its
position as a visible, proactive catalyst for solutions through the
effective use of various forms of capital.
The Community Foundation seeks a leader who is passionate about
the donors and residents of Northeast Florida. This dynamic leader
will inspire stakeholders, community leaders, partners, donors,
Board, and staff to work collaboratively to achieve the vision of
Northeast Florida as a place where everyone can prosper and reach
their full potential. This individual is an effective leader who
fosters vibrant teamwork, pursues quality, supports equity and
diversity, and engenders mutual respect.
This is a high-energy position for a dynamic, visionary leader
and experienced manager who is excited about the potential of the
nonprofit sector to improve the quality of life and outcomes for
the Northeast Florida region.
This individual will demonstrate a career path of progressive
leadership and management experience in the nonprofit, foundation,
corporate, and/or government sectors. They have experience leading
and directing complex organizations with varied internal and
diverse external constituencies. The ideal candidate will have a
background that includes high-level decision-making and
implementing promising organizational practices.
The successful candidate champions equity, authentic
collaboration, and has experience building durable relationships
with external constituencies and internal teams inclusive of many
different perspectives and lived experience.
This individual is results and growth oriented and will
demonstrate success in operating a financially sustainable
organization. This executive has experience mentoring teams and
refining structures and systems to support an organization’s
operating results and impact.
A proven track record in raising private contributions is
Candidates should demonstrate the ability to operate effectively
and collaboratively within nonprofit governing environments. Career
experience in a top leadership position in a community foundation
is desirable. However, an understanding of TCF’s organizational and
financial model is expected. Leading, growing, and empowering a
highly competent staff group and a dedicated, committed Board are
needed skills as well. Energy, natural optimism, the ability
to be a good listener and a quick learner are important personal
attributes. A sense of humor and humility are also
The ideal candidate will show a high level of participation in
the life of the community in which they work by virtue of civic
involvement, public service, volunteerism, and club or social
activities. A Bachelor’s degree is required.
The Community Foundation maintains a policy of nondiscrimination
in all conditions of employment and commits itself to providing
equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for
employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age,
disability, handicap, veteran status, marital status, national
origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and any
other status protected by law.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and
qualifications. The salary range for this position is
Benefits include robust health care package which include
medical, dental and vision benefits, paid time off for vacation,
sick leave, 13 paid holidays, as well as the opportunity to
participate in a 403(b) retirement plan, which includes a matching
component and an Employer contribution after one year of
To apply, submit a current resume and letter of introduction to
Kittleman & Associates, LLC at https://bit.ly/3CmBMcu. Click on the
Apply button at the bottom of the page. For more information about
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, visit https://www.jaxcf.org.