of Greater Santa Barbara


We’re Searching for our Next CEO


Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara seeks a strategic and visionary executive leader, skilled organizational manager, and experienced community builder, fundraiser, and advocate who will successfully advance our vision of empowered girls in an equitable society.  

Applications for our Chief Executive Officer position will be accepted via our online portal through May 14th, 2021. Apply Now

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) provides strategic leadership of the organization and oversight of all Girls Inc. programming and advocacy. The CEO manages staff and program administration, and interfaces with the National Girls Inc. organization. They partner with the Board of Directors to ensure long-term planning; strong fund development success; and representation of Girls Inc. in the community – all in support of sustainable growth.

The CEO has primary responsibility for executing upon the board’s Statement of Direction. They build partnerships with schools, government and community organizations, foundation officers, corporate, and individual donors. They ensure the prudent management of finances; develop and reward an effective culturally competent staff; assure that nonprofit/legal requirements are met; advocate for the rights and needs of all girls and inspire staff and volunteers to motivate girls to grow up healthy, educated, and independent.

Our next leader will embody the six principles of the Girls Inc. Leadership Framework. They will:

  • Execute on and Advocate for the Vision and Mission
  • Develop, Lead, and Manage People
  • Strategize and Manage Change
  • Demonstrate Business Acumen
  • Direct Fund Development
  • Build Partnerships and Work Collaboratively

The CEO position is full-time and is based onsite in Santa Barbara, CA.

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Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from any candidate whose skills match the listed qualifications.