In search of...Executive Director

In search of...Executive Director

In cooperation with DeVine Consulting, Open Books is excited to find our new Executive Director!


The Executive Director reports to our Board of Directors, working with them to achieve annual and long-term goals. With overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Open Books staff, the Executive Director acts to advance the mission of the organization. He/she/they will manage several direct reports who oversee, directly or indirectly, all of the functional areas of Open Books:  literacy programs, social venture, finance, philanthropy and marketing.

The successful candidate will be an intelligent, articulate and highly organized self-starter who maintains high standards of work, exercises sound business judgment and can interact effectively with diverse constituencies.  He/she/they will welcome the opportunity to build collaborative relationships and enjoy the challenges of a leadership role, including guiding others and managing for success in an entrepreneurial environment with upside potential. The ideal candidate will share Open Books’ passion for making a difference in the lives of students and individuals served.

See the full position guide for details.

If you are interested in learning more about the opportunity, wish to refer a qualified candidate, or plan to apply for the role, please reach out to Margie DeVine at [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!


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