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Executive Director

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Information:

The Hall-Perrine Foundation was incorporated in 1953 with the mission to improve the quality of life for people of Linn County, Iowa by responding to the changing social, economic and cultural needs.

The Hall-Perrine Foundation is seeking a leader to continue the legacy of this respected private foundation by using sound judgement and objectivity, unquestioned integrity and a thoughtful approach. The ideal Executive Director will demonstrate their ability to cultivate relationships in the community, is familiar with the local nonprofit community and has strong financial and investment acumen.

The new Executive Director will be expected to execute the following:
  • Effectively communicate the Foundation’s mission and core values as primary spokesperson for the Foundation.
  • Understand, advise, and communicate clearly with representatives from grant applicants.
  • Objectively evaluate incoming grant proposals for strengths, weaknesses, completeness, compliance with Foundation policies, and alignment with Foundation mission.
  • Conduct necessary research and challenge applicants to be strategic and thoughtful in making requests. 
  • Collaborate with the Board to maximize the impact of funding to best support the nonprofit community.

The Executive Director position will be most successful with the following qualifications:  
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of the community and its needs
  • Fair and unbiased decision-making to position the Foundation to fulfill its mission
  • Strong financial and investment acumen
  • Appreciation for the diversity of the nonprofit community and strong sense of community 
  • Experience with board governance and leading board meetings
  • Strategic and visionary leader to preserve legacy

Application Instructions:

Email cover letter, resume and references to: 

Direct inquiries should contact Brandi Mueller, Managing Director, at The Overture Group,

Comprehensive background check required.

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Executive Director

The Hall-Perrine Foundation

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Posted 07/24/18

Job ID: 65094