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Executive Director


We are currently looking for a new Executive Director! This is a full-time position located in Cochise, AZ. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to by no later than March 19.

Job Duties

Business and Financial Oversight & Management

  • Provide high level oversight of the Dharma Treasure organization and Retreat Center facility to ensure operations align with the mission, and that facilities are appropriately staffed and well maintained
  • Manage finances, accounting and budget for the organization, including retreat payments & donations 
  • Provide financial reports for the Board
  • Ensure that staff and contractors are paid on time and all payroll taxes are paid
  • Lead annual budget development process
  • Ensure that the organization obtains adequate funds to enable it to achieve its objectives.
  • Ensure adequate insurance and risk management strategies/policies

Community Engagement, Marketing, and Fundraising 

  • Engage in ongoing fundraising in support of strategic priorities 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with donors
  • Develop and disseminate promotional and marketing materials for retreat center and online programs 
  • Create monthly email newsletters 
  • Maintain an active social media presence for Dharma Treasure
  • Keep the Dharma Treasure website up to date
  • Develop and facilitate community building and outreach initiatives
  • Oversee recruitment of volunteers and coordinate projects to utilize their various talents

Educational Program Development, Coordination and Support 

  • Oversee the development and expansion of educational offerings (online and in person)
  • Identify and develop strategic partnerships with other organizations

Staff Coordination and Oversight

  • Coordinate and supervise all staff, contractors, and volunteers
  • Ensure communication and collaboration among staff for routine operations and special projects
  • Develop, assess, and revise written personnel (including volunteer) policies and procedures
  • Hire staff 

Performance Management & Continuous Learning

  • Regularly assess organizational progress towards strategic and business goals
  • Administer annual or bi-annual community surveys
  • Regularly review retreat surveys and administer community surveys; develop and implement systems improvements 
  • Regularly review staff performance and develop and track improvement plans
  • Identify and implement needed on-site facility management systems improvements 

Policy and Process Development

  • Develop, assess, revise, and implement organization-level financial and operational policies and procedures 
  • Develop, assess, revise, and implement Retreat Center policies, procedures, and manuals
  • Ensure staff are trained in policies and procedures

Strategy and Planning

  • Support the development of the vision, mission and overall direction of the organization
  • Support the development of goals and strategic priorities to achieve the mission
  • Support the identification and prioritization of strategic initiatives
  • Execute the mission and strategic initiatives

Skills / Capabilities Required

  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office (or equivalent); Google Drive; Google Docs; video conferencing platforms
  • Basic bookkeeping or accounting processes and systems 
  • Effective time management skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Creative, solution-oriented thinking
  • Team management skills
  • Financial reporting
  • Budgeting
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Networking, fundraising, and marketing   

Experience / Qualifications

  • Masters degree or above (or Bachelor’s with additional relevant work experience)
  • At least 2 years of organization management experience (nonprofit preferable)
  • Regular meditation practice and retreat experience


Modest salary and benefits, commensurate with experience

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