Thank you for your interest in the Winnebago Area Literacy Council!
We are currently hiring for the following position(s):

Executive Director

Office Location: Oshkosh Public Library (106 Washington Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54901) and WALC Learning Center (111 North Main Street, Oshkosh, WI 54901)

Base Salary: $70,000/yr – $85,000/yr

Job Overview:
The Executive Director is the key management leader of Winnebago Area Literacy Council. This role is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.


Leadership and Management:

– Develop and implement strategic plans that meet the goals and objectives of the organization.

– Oversee the operations personnel and performance of the organization, ensuring alignment with the mission.

– Foster a positive, inclusive, and collaborative work environment with the board, the staff, volunteers, and community partners.

Fundraising and Financial Management:

– Develop and execute fundraising strategies to ensure the financial health of the organization.

– Prepare and manage the annual budget; ensure fiscal responsibility and transparency.

– Identify, pursue, and administer funding opportunities, including grants and partnerships.

– Ensure timely and accurate billing for current contracts, grants and partnerships.

Community Engagement:

– Serve as the primary spokesperson for the organization, advocating for literacy services.

– Build and maintain strong relationships with community leaders, stakeholders, and partners.

– Develop and implement outreach strategies to increase participation and awareness.

Program Development:

– Oversee the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the organization’s programs and services.

– Ensure programs are effective, innovative, and aligned with community needs.

– Monitor and report on program outcomes to the Board of Directors and other stakeholders.

Board Administration and Support:

– Work closely with the Board of Directors in strategic planning, policy-making, and implementation.

– Provide timely and accurate information to the Board to facilitate informed decisions.

– Assist in the recruitment and development of board members.


– Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management, Business Administration, Education, or related field (Master’s preferred).

– Minimum of 5 years of senior nonprofit management experience.

– Proven track record in fundraising, including securing grants and cultivating donor relationships.

– Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a team with open and honest two-way communication.

– Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making, and reporting.

– Excellent written and oral communication skills with an emphasis on organizational storytelling.

– Passion for literacy and community service.

– Familiarity with the Winnebago & Fox Valley region and its community dynamics is a plus.

Total Compensation Package

– Benefits package including dental, vision, health care stipend, and retirement supplement plan options.

– Paid vacation and holidays.

If interested, please apply here: Executive Director | Winnebago Area Literacy Council | LinkedIn

Winnebago Area Literacy Council is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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