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Executive Director

New Jersey Foundation for Aging Job Posting for Executive Director



The Foundation is seeking an experienced free-thinking individual to guide and lead the foundation through the next era of its existence. We seek a Candidate to implement NJFAs strategic plan, manage NJFAs programs and operations, and develop a concrete vision for future growth and sustainability. The Candidate should be familiar with issues and challenges relating to aging.  The Candidate should be innovative, action-oriented, and self-directed.


Mission Statement

Promote services that enable older adults to live in the community with independence and dignity through a variety of means designed to address unmet needs and through increasing societal awareness to influence public policy.



Significant Activities

Establish and maintain public/private partnerships that advocate and support aging issues in New Jersey:

Promote public awareness

Perform policy research, create and generate reports on these topics Educate senior citizens, caregivers, and aging field professionals Analyze grant requests from local nonprofit organizations to help fund projects serving senior citizens to determine whether they fulfill NJFAs mission and make the best use of available grant funds

Develop and maintain funding sources to support the organizations


Manage day-to-day operations

Work closely with the Board of Trustees

Facilitate the increase of the Foundations donor/contributor base

Major Qualifications

Proven leadership and relationship management experience

Demonstrated ability to cultivate and maintain Board Member relationships

Successful fundraising track record

Ability to coordinate and collaborate with diverse groups of people and stakeholders

Strong written and verbal communication skills



Advanced degree in a related or aligned field

Five (5) or more years of senior management experience in a related field

Use of financial management and administrative software


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