Executive Director

Plum Senior Community Center

Plum Senior Community Center, located 20 minutes east of downtown Pittsburgh, is seeking an innovative leader to serve as executive director. The successful candidate will provide the leadership, management, and strategic vision to ensure that this nonprofit organization effectively achieves its mission. This includes proven experience in nonprofit organizations, leading day-to-day operations, fiscal management, personnel management and development, board relations, fundraising, and program development/expansion.


  • Experience working with older adults in a community center setting and a genuine interest in improving their lives
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a non-profit leadership role – with proven positive results in fundraising, membership growth, new initiatives, and new programs.
  • Demonstrated success in grant writing and implementing fundraising campaigns and events
  • Familiarity with county, local, state, and federal guidelines and requirements for a senior community center and the ability to ensure adherence to county and state requirements and certifications
  • Demonstrated experience as a leader and change agent with a passion for the organization’s mission

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills with the ability to communicate across a wide range of groups and personalities, internally and externally
  • Technical proficiency and self-sufficiency with standard office equipment and current electronic communication methods
  • Flexiblility to adapt to a constantly changing environment
  • A general understanding of best practices and trends in programs and services for an older adult population

Willingness and ability to delegate tasks to appropriate staff and hold them accountable


  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in relevant area; graduate degree preferred
  • Relevant certifications a plus


  • Salary Negotiable

Plum Senior Community Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume electronically to vnewton350@msn.com with the subject line “Executive Director”. No calls please. Deadline to apply is April 16, 2018. Visit our website at www.plumcommunitycenter.com to learn more about our organization