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Barberton Community Foundation
Barberton, Ohio
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Salary Range
$130,000 to $150,000

About the Organization

We, at Barberton Community Foundation, are a neighbor and partner. We are committed to improving the quality of life for Barberton residents, today and in the future. We are Barberton’s catalyst and tool for uniting gifts of time, talent and treasure to create transformational impact. To do this, we utilize the continual giving power of our original endowment and funds established by donors with their hearts focused on Barberton. A community foundation’s value goes well beyond financial management. As a registered 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and further designated as a 509(a)(3) public charity, we partner with community stakeholders, donors and charitable organizations to meet our mission. To date, Barberton Community Foundation has awarded over 8,500 grants and scholarships totaling more than $109 million.

Job Description

The Barberton Community Foundation is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. The new leader will assist the foundation in achieving its vision, mission, goals and strategies. The salary and benefits will be competitive with similar positions in the area.

FOUNDATION: The Barberton Community Foundation, Barberton, Ohio
SALARY: Competitive with similar leadership positions in the area


The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and supervises the professional staff. The Executive Director provides professional leadership and assistance to the Board of Directors in all matters related to the Foundation; directs the overall fundraising and development activity; oversees the grant making, communications and administrative activities of the Foundation; and is the face of the Foundation in the community. The Foundation seeks a proven leader with a demonstrated history of successful community involvement and a background of service to nonprofits. Knowledge of the Barberton community is a plus. The Foundation will consider candidates who have had a variety of successful leadership roles, whether with a nonprofit organization, government, civic organization, or a for-profit business. First-hand experience developing/maintaining donor relationships, supporting economic development, and collaborating with City stakeholders is highly preferred. Established in 1996, Barberton Community Foundation has awarded over 8,500 grants and scholarships totaling more than $109 million since its inception. The Foundation strives to improve the quality of life for Barberton residents by providing leadership on vital issues, fostering collaboration, and creating a legacy of giving to do good. The Foundation strengthens the community for current and future generations by proactively directing its grant dollars to the community’s greatest needs. A bachelor’s degree is required; a graduate degree is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: In person

How to Apply

Application Process: Qualified candidates are asked to go to the Finding Leaders website for additional application information

Patti Cleary, 330-608-1353,
Neil Roseberry, 216-469-0375,
Paul Pendleton, 216-225-2787,
Finding Leaders, 8471 Waterside Drive, Sagamore Hills, OH 44067, Phone: 216-

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