Wednesday, 02 November 2016 21:15

Vice President of Operations and Programs

Additional Info

  • Opportunity Title: Vice President of Operations and Programs
  • Organization-Sponsor: First Peoples Fund
  • Deadline: Until Filled
  • Location (if applicable): Rapid City, SD
  • Description of Opportunity:

    Founded in 1995, First Peoples Fund's mission is to honor and support the Collective Spirit® of First Peoples artists and culture bearers. Collective Spirit® is that which moves each one of us to stand up and make a difference, to pass on ancestral knowledge and simply extend a hand of generosity.

    Vice President of Operations and Programs - First Peoples Fund seeks an experienced leader who can inspire, direct, and manage a creative team driven by cultural values and vision to evaluate, design, and build internal capacity and systems for organizational excellence.

    A successful candidate will have exceptional organizational development skills and deep experience connecting an organization’s Theory of Change to strategy and systems while upholding and infusing values into organizational culture and its processes. Likewise, this leader must be comfortable with innovation and able to problem solve and manage daily operations and programs with efficiency, effectiveness, and creativity.

    Reporting directly to the President, the Vice-President of Operations and Programs will also represent the organization locally, regionally, and nationally and will be required to interface with a national caliber Board of Directors.


    Education and Experience:
    The ideal candidate must have a Master’s degree or equivalent demonstrated in organizational leadership. Minimum seven years staff and/or consultant supervisory experience in nonprofit sector with preference given to those with Native non-profit organization and/or other community/economic development NGO experience.


    To Apply:
    If interested, please follow the link to FPF’s website ( and review the full position description or you may request this information by sending an email to

    To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, references, and supporting documentation via email to: or it can be mailed to: First Peoples Fund, PO Box 2977, Rapid City, SD 57709. FPF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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