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Employment Opportunity: Executive Director – the Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (Parental Leave Replacement Position: 15-18 Months)

Application Deadline

May 16, 2024

We are seeking a strong leader and manager to serve as Executive Director of the Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (the “Foundation”) during a parental leave anticipated to begin in early August 2024.

The Foundation is organized under the Law Society Act, 1999. We maintain a fund for legal education and research, law reform, scholarships, lawyer referral services, and the Legal Aid Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador.

As Executive Director, you will assume leadership and operational responsibilities and accountabilities for the functioning of the Foundation. You will report to the Board of Governors. This position offers an opportunity to make a substantial contribution to the initiatives of the Foundation with key responsibilities including:

  • Identifying and implementing strategic priorities and operational plans
  • Preparing reports and maintaining accurate books and records that comply with financial guidelines and budgetary requirements
  • Scheduling, coordinating, and distributing agendas and materials for meetings of the Board of Governors
  • Preparing and managing grant and scholarship application and evaluation processes
  • Developing, managing, and implementing a communication strategy, including website, social media, and event planning
  • Providing oversight of all financial functions
  • Negotiating and managing agreements with financial institutions
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with external stakeholders including grantees, other provincial Law Foundations, and such other applicable legal and justice organizations
  • You are a clear and critical thinker and possess good judgment. You are skilled in maintaining positive relationships with diverse and informed stakeholders. You have strong oral and written communication skills.

Contract Details

We are seeking a skilled individual to replace our current Executive Director during her parental leave period. This is a part-time position, estimated at 25 to 30 hours per week. The salary range will be between $55,000.00 and $65,000.00 per annum together with a competitive benefit package, including group health and dental, disability insurance, and RRSP contributions.

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Please apply in confidence and include a copy of your resume together with two references by email to:

Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
Attention: Kirsten Morry