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Executive Director

at FlagshipKansas.Tech in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Reports to: FlagshipKansas.Tech Board of Directors
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Executive Director will serve a key role in the development of technology innovation, expansion and talent acquisition in Kansas. The Executive Director will be a connector of business leaders, educational institutions, government entities and aspiring talent. Serving as a champion for the state’s technical community, this person will promote continued growth of talent and opportunity by ensuring a suitable and sustainable climate for the technology sector in Kansas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization while working with the board and subcommittees to ensure proper alignment with the mission and vision of FlagshipKansas.Tech
-Responsible for fund/revenue development and continued daily management of a yearly budget as agreed upon with the Board Treasurer
-Conduct annual membership and sponsorship drives

-Plan and Implement Annual Ad Astra Technology Conference

-Oversee current organization's grant projects

-Ensure FlagshipKansas.Tech’s members are represented in the community and across Kansas
-Communicate and coordinate effectively with the Board, other leaders in the community, and our member community
-Active and visible advocate in the state’s technology and technical education community

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
-Provide training and professional development for direct reports. May involve use of students and interns.
-Oversee short and long-term financial and managerial reporting
Develop quarterly and annual goals with the board and drive/execute monthly board agenda
-Help ensure policies support continued growth of tech-based companies across Kansas
-Work and champion programs to recruit and maintain technology talent within the state of Kansas

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required:
-Bachelor’s degree in a business or technology related field
-Minimum 5 years in a technology-based company
-Knowledge of Kansas area professional organizations, technical employers and political climate
-Experience managing budgets and programs with measured outcomes
-Ability to work with a sense of urgency
-Excellent communication skills and the ability to operate within a non-profit organization directed by a working board
-Self-motivated with proven leadership and teamwork capabilities
-Critical thinking and problem-solving skills-Decision making skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize
-Some experience with developing and executing fundraising strategies
-Willingness to travel (mostly within state) Preferred Skills and Experience:
-Excellent people manager, open to direct and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done
-Excellent networking skills
-Familiar with the current landscape of technology business in Kansas
-Delegate responsibilities effectively
-Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization
-Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
-Business or nonprofit membership organization management experience

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Job Posting: 12258972

Posted On: Oct 10, 2022

Updated On: Dec 14, 2022

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