Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation’s Board of Directors is seeking a new
Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation (“the
Foundation”) is a private grantmaking foundation established in
1990 by Helga Glaesel-Hollenback who, in her words, “found great
happiness on the islands of Hawaiʻi” and through her philanthropy
sought “to return the generosity of the islands.” Janis Reischmann,
the Foundation’s first executive director and a member of its
board, will be leaving the Foundation in October 2023 as part of a
long-anticipated leadership succession plan.
As leader of the Foundation’s staff of five and a member of its
Board, the new CEO will steward the Foundation’s mission: In
partnership with others, we seek to expand for those less
fortunate, especially children, opportunities to find hope for
their future, and we seek to enhance stewardship, preservation and
protection of the environment. The essence of the Foundation’s
history and culture, including its own way of implementing its
mission, is summarized in the Foundation's "DNA": https://tinyurl.com/HMLF-DNA.
ROLE OF THE CEO
The CEO is responsible for the overall leadership and management of
the Foundation, including governance, organization, administration
and operations, board relations, external communication, and
oversight of the Foundation’s mission, goals, objectives, and
general operating policies. The CEO serves as a member of the Board
of Directors and works with the Board and Staff to develop the
Foundation’s strategic vision and goals and the grantmaking
programs that will implement the Foundation’s mission and goals.
Here is a full job description, including leadership competencies
and responsibilities: https://tinyurl.com/HMLF-CEO-Job-Description.
QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES
The ideal CEO candidate will have significant experience in senior
management of charitable and/or philanthropic organizations,
including working on or with a board of directors, and will have
deep connection to Hawai‘i. The Foundation’s Board seeks a CEO with
leadership competencies that include: operational ability; shared
governance; financial acumen; flexibility; intentionality; and an
abiding love of Hawai‘i. Each of these competencies are described
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
The salary range for the CEO position is $225,000 to $250,000. The
benefits package for this position includes an employer paid
comprehensive health plan (drug/vision/dental) with full payment
for the employee and eligible dependents; life insurance and long
term disability insurance; a 401(k) retirement plan with employer
match; paid family leave; paid parking; 20 days of paid time off
(PTO) annually; and observance of most federal and state
HOW TO APPLY
Apply confidentially online by May 15, 2023: https://tinyurl.com/HMLF-CEO-Application.
The application, which may be saved while in progress, prompts
candidates to submit a personal statement, respond to each of the
key qualities the Foundation’s Board seeks in the new CEO, and
upload a CV/resume. Please direct questions to consultant Josh
Levinson at email@example.com or 808-351-7386.
Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and
prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard
to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability
status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state, or local laws.