Colorado Nonprofit Association

Executive Director

ABOUT US:

At Ithaka Land Inc. (a.k.a. Ithaka Housing), we believe in empowering individuals and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. We offer transitional housing programs in Colorado Springs, Colorado, aimed at providing stability, support, and resources for those in need. Our mission is to guide individuals toward sustainable housing and self-directed success, fostering a community where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Executive Director will provide the leadership, direction, and management of Ithaka.  The successful candidate will share a commitment to Ithaka’s Mission, Vision, and Values and have a demonstrable acumen in leading successful teams, working with a Board of Directors, and building and maintaining relationships within the community.  

The Executive Director is responsible for Ithaka’s organizational infrastructure financial management, including the development of an annual budget and budget component targets, community relationships, public speaking, grants and contracts management, fund development, supervision of senior staff, oversight of programs, and leadership of paid and volunteer staff in the fulfillment of Ithaka’s mission, vision, and values. 

LOCATION AND TIMELINE:

This is a hybrid position. The position is open to candidates located in or willing to commute to Colorado Springs, Colorado, as needed. The position is open until filled. It was posted on May 1, 2024. Rather than setting an application deadline, we are considering resumes and holding interviews on a rolling basis. For best consideration, please apply promptly.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Fundraising and Marketing:

Finance and Accounting:

Board and Governance:

Human Resources:

Programs:

Facilities:

QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Experience, Training:

Preferred Skills:

DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION:

Ithaka Land Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition to federal law requirements, Ithaka Land Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Ithaka Land Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Improper interference with the ability of Ithaka Land Inc.’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.