Chief Executive Officer

San Diego LGBT Community Center
San Diego
Mission Statement: 

The San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center, Inc., (d.b.a., The Center) is one of the oldest and largest LGBT community centers in the nation.  Functioning as the San Diego LGBT community's anchor organization since 1972, The Center is led by a 13-member board of directors, employs over 55 paid staff and utilizes more than 1,200 community volunteers to achieve its twin goals of promoting LGBT health and human rights.  The Center provides direct services to the many different facets of the LGBT community, including men, women, youth, seniors, families, LGBT Latino community members and their families, Trans community members and their families, as well as those living with HIV. Last year, The Center provided more than 73,000 direct service visits to San Diego community members, and through its events, activities and advocacy, touched the lives of thousands more.

Position Description: 

Reporting to a 13-person Board of Directors, the San Diego LGBT Community Center’s Chief Executive Officer is responsible for managing an annual budget in excess of $6 million and leading the organization’s 55 staff. The CEO and the Board of Directors partner to annually review and refine the organization’s long and short term strategic goals, build on its foundation of fiscal stability, and to ensure the long term sustainability of the organization.


The Center is seeking a strategic and visionary leader who will leverage the talents of its skilled staff and build on a foundation of fiscal stability to broaden The Center’s reach and increase its impact. The ideal candidate will have program expertise to develop and enhance The Center’s services; fundraising skills to cultivate the resources necessary to maintain and expand The Center’s programs; and political acumen to forge community support, foster partnerships and build coalitions.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Application Instructions: 

Please submit a brief cover letter and résumé as attachments via e-mail to: Joseph McCormack, Managing PartnerMichelle Kristel, PartnerMcCormack + Kristel1775 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 110-202Palm Springs, CA 92264Tel  323.549.9200Fax 323.549.9222Email search [at] mccormackkristel.comOnline

Position Level: 
Michelle Kristel
Country/US Territory: 
United States