Available Positions

Executive Director

The ACE Awareness Foundation seeks a passionate and visionary Executive Director with a successful track record of leading and building a mission driven organization with innovative programs and services. Reporting to the Chair of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic, operational and day to day responsibility for Foundation staff, budget, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. The Executive Director will ensure that resources and plans are in place to accomplish important mission goals, recruit and retain staff, keep the team motivated and capable of exceeding expectations, and build the kind of organizational culture which supports the Foundation mission.

The responsibilities of the Executive Director include:

  • Lead the mission and vision of the organization, along with the Board, so that the Foundation creates and implements high-quality programs
  • Develop and work with the Board, ensuring that the Board is informed regularly of organizational matters and priorities
  • Implement the Foundation strategic plan and lead effort to move the organization forward
  • Manage the Foundation’s budget and ensure that it is a financially viable, sustainable organization that complies with relevant laws, regulations and standards
  • Build a high-performing leadership team and play an active role in attracting, retaining and developing best-in-class staff
  • Identify and implement cost-effective ways to deliver state-of-the-art programs
  • Participate in identifying and cultivating community, corporate, individual and foundation partners
  • Cultivate excellent relationships with local, regional and national media; provide oversight for the Foundation’s presence in the social media
  • Reach out to the community to present the Foundation, its vision and services through public presentations and by attending relevant community events, conferences and meetings
  • Sponsor and/or co-sponsor special events designed to promote the Foundation’s mission


  • Graduate degree in non-profit management, public health administration, business administration or related field
  • Demonstrated success in a senior leadership position at a social impact, non-profit organization
  • Understanding of Public Health and Public Health issues, knowledge and competency about “trauma” as a Public Health Issue
  • Vision, compassion and commitment to reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Evidence of successful work in communities and community building
  • Capacity to engage leaders in policy and government to support system change
  • Fundraising and marketing knowledge/skills
  • Executive leadership and board development skills
  • Analytical skills, strategic abilities, integrity and impeccable work ethic
  • Commitment to results; “can-do” mindset with emphasis on accountability
  • Experience in change leadership and change management
  • Strong motivational and staff leadership abilities, excellent communication and presentation skill

For more details on responsibilities and desired qualifications, click here.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume/CV and Bio with EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ACEAF, in the subject line to Nelvia Brady-Hampton at nbrady@carringtonandcarrington.com

For more information on our search committee, visit www.carringtonandcarrington.com

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