Executive Director

Cincinnati Blue Line Foundation
1900 Central Pkwy
Cincinnati OH 45214

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $100,000 – $120,000
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  • Leads the fundraising and resource development activities necessary to support CBLF’s mission.
  • Maintains the fiscal integrity of CBLF, including submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.
  • Oversees the sound fiscal management of the organization: operating within the approved budget, ensuring maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
  • Works with partner organizations, oversees the development of funding proposals and reporting of relevant result metrics related to funding in the format required.
  • Pursues monetary and in-kind fundraising strategies to support CBLF, cultivates relationships with key donors and prospects
  • Leads the continued execution of the CBLF capital campaign to raise $16.25MM by 2024 to build the regional facility, establishing and maintaining positive relationships with key donors and prospects.
  • Intentionally explores and establishes a variety of community, health, civic, and public service partnerships that maximize facility use and enable programming opportunities.
  • Continues and existing programs that carry out the organization’s mission. Defines new programming for the officer wellness & counseling center, as well as community programs.
  • Facilitates strategic planning to ensure that CBLF can successfully fulfill its mission in the future.
  • Enhances the CBLF image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations, serving as the organization’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the public.
  • Oversees day-to-day operations at the CBLF Campus.
  • Hires, trains, and retains competent, qualified staff. Creates optimal circumstances for employee success.
  • Leads the effective administration of CBLF facilities and operations.
  • Establishes employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit.
  • Leads CBLF in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
  • Communicates effectively with the Board and provides, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions as needed.

Required Education and Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in the public sector and/or nonprofit management
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership, with a strong ability to collaborate with and oversee staff
  • Proficient in high-level strategic thinking and planning, with experience and skill in working with a Board of Directors
  • Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers, and the overall community
  • Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence, including funders, partner agencies and volunteers
  • Strong fiscal management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong public-speaking ability


  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • Retirement benefit
  • Paid Holidays and Time Off


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Application Deadline: Until Filled

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