GLIDE is a social justice movement, social service provider, and spiritual community that delivers compassionate, sustained, and comprehensive care to all in need. For over 50 years, GLIDE has worked on the front lines of San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood— one of the United States’ most challenged, inspiring communities— by providing food, housing, healthcare, and family services to its residents.
Today, GLIDE is building on the legacy of activist co-founders Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani, to deepen its impact and extend its reach. Under the leadership of President and CEO Karen Hanrahan, and alongside its community members, GLIDE seeks to create transformational change in the lives of those disenfranchised and dispossessed in one of the nation’s most visible geographies for both wealth creation and economic inequality.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
GLIDE seeks a seasoned and strategic development professional to join a growing development team during a time of exceptional growth and change. The Director, Institutional Partnerships (Director) will be charged with building and managing partnerships and other strategic alliances with large, local, regional and national foundations and corporations, as well as government funding entities to significantly increase revenue from institutional sources. The Director will embrace GLIDE’s mission to alleviate suffering and break cycles of poverty and marginalization, and be passionate about leveraging his or her professional expertise to advance social justice in San Francisco. The position reports to the Chief Development Officer and manages a team of three.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
GLIDE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, disability, or sexual orientation. As an equal opportunity employer, GLIDE is committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, differently-abled people and LGBT persons are strongly encouraged to apply.
GLIDE has retained Schaffer&Combs, a certified B Corporation, to support this search. In order to apply, please submit a current résumé and thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest and outlines your relevant skills and experience.
Please refrain from contacting GLIDE directly; all inquiries should be directed to Schaffer&Combs at GLIDE-Director@schaffercombs.com. S&C will accept and review applications on a rolling basis.