National Japanese American Memorial Foundation Seeing Executive Director

The National Japanese American Memorial Foundation is looking for an executive director.

NJAMF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused towards honoring the legacy of Japanese American patriotism during the Second World War and educating the American public at large about that history and its continuing relevance to civil liberties and constitutional rights in the United States.  The Foundation is also dedicated to the use, care and maintenance of the “National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During the Second World War,” a national memorial in Washington, D.C., dedicated in 2000 and transferred to the U.S. National Park Service in 2002.

The NJAMF Executive Director is a professional, visible position of national leadership.  The Executive Director is responsible for day-to-day management, strategic vision and planning, fundraising and development, program development and coordination, and external communications for the NJAMF.    The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and works closely with the Executive Committee.  The Executive Director is responsible for supervision and management of staff, consultants and external resources such as accounting, fundraising and communications services that NJAMF may employ.  Furthermore, the Executive Director will assist in the coordination and provide appropriate leadership and assistance for  signature annual events such as the NJAMF Awards Dinner and other national, regional or local events that the NJAMF may conduct or sponsor.  

Applications are due July 7, 2008.  Salary is $85,000 to $100,000 with excellent benefits. Position will require residency in the DC area.

Download the complete job description here.

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