Executive Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Executive Director?

March 2015
"Work flexibility."
Executive Director:
Pros: Ability to build programming and working with the public.
Cons: Low pay for what is essentially a full time job with part time pay.
April 2015
"Great job. Would like better pay."
Executive Director:
Pros: I get to serve the community daily. I learn every day.
Cons: The low pay, and receiving no benefits. It's a little demoralizing to be an executive director but to have to put dental bills and car repair expenses on a credit card.
April 2015
Executive Director:
Make sure you have the authority to hire and fire.
April 2015
"The challenge of recruiting and retaining a solid team."
Executive Director:
Have a very rigorous recruiting and screening process.
April 2015
"Yearly schedule."
Executive Director:
Follow and update a yearly schedule.
May 2015
"People Skills Essential."
Executive Director:
Ask lots of questions and stay open minded. Polish up and strengthen your people and inter - relations skills.
May 2015
"5 Things You Must know Before Being Executive Director."
Executive Director:
1. Disaster Management. 2. Decision Making. 3. People Management. 4. Operation Management. 5. Keeping Cool.
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