Local Executive Directors are the most critical leaders and nodes within GO’s staff network — driving local strategy and impact, ensuring financial security and healthy organizational culture, and supporting a cohesive state-level network. GO seeks an Executive Director in Fresno to ensure continued progress towards GO Fresno’s long-term vision that every child in Fresno is attending a school that is actively implementing, and innovating upon, a transformational school model, preparing them to live a life of well-being; and, additionally that the success of Fresno’s educational system is measured by academic and other measures of success, with a specific focus on its most traditionally underserved students.
Building on a strong programmatic foundation, this person will be charged with taking GO’s work in Fresno to the next level. This leader must invest and engage local stakeholders as vital partners in this work, encouraging more Fresno families, educators and young people to join in fellowship toward achieving these larger community goals, as well as finding meaningful ways to engage them in the policy-making and political process.
Reporting to the CEO, the Fresno Executive Director will be passionate about, and come to the role with experience in, the fight for educational equity — as well as have experience working with a large, diverse group of stakeholders to lead a sophisticated organization. He or she will also oversee a current team of 4 FTEs, managing these team members toward their goals, coaching and developing them as professionals, and building overall team size and capacity moving forward as needed.
Position Description: GO Fresno Executive Director Job Description
To apply, send a resume and cover letter addressed to Jonathan Klein at
FresnoED@gopublicschools.org.. Application materials should be submitted as attached documents and saved in the filename format LastName_FirstName_Resume.pdf or .doc with no spaces in the filename (use ONLY underscores in place of spaces).