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17 Apr 2023

School Network Staff Executive Director

Centro Tyrone Guzman
 Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States

Job Description


Centro Tyrone Guzman is a multi-service non-profit organization serving low-income Latine families in Minnesota. As one of the oldest and largest Minneapolis-based multi-service organizations, Centro is proud to not only represent a diverse group of staff and community members but also to continue to build an inclusive culture that honors, supports, and celebrates the rich cultural identity and unique voices of the Latine community.

Centro Tyrone Guzman’s mission is to strengthen the well-being of Latine families through a holistic and intergenerational approach to education, health, and wellness.

To learn more about programming and services, visit Centro Tyrone Guzman.



Centro Tyrone Guzman is seeking a visionary and experienced Executive Director to lead the organization and build upon their reputation as a trusted resource for the community. The Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing the development and execution of strategic plans, ensuring the financial sustainability of the organization, and managing a dedicated team of staff and volunteers.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for uplifting the Latine community and demonstrates a strong commitment to the values and goals of Centro Tyrone Guzman. Values include respect, social change, collaboration, integrity, and inclusion.

How you work and what you values:

  • You have a deep and authentic commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and are eager to manage staff, engage multi-generational families, and support our community
  • You will be excited to innovate, enjoy the iterative nature of that work, and are an entrepreneurial and self starter
  • You enjoy working on a team and will operate in ways that will build trust with teammates (integrity, reliability, empathy, etc.)
  • You enjoy managing others and are adept at coaching and developing others to strong job performance and satisfaction outcomes



The Executive Director’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Leadership and Strategic Planning
    • Collaborate with the Board of Directors to develop and implement long-term strategic plans that align with the organization’s mission and values.
    • Serve as a thought leader and advocate for the Latine community, promoting equity, social justice, and community engagement.
    • Regularly assess and refine the organization’s vision and strategic goals, ensuring ongoing relevance to community needs and priorities.
    • Cultivate and maintain relationships with community members, partner organizations, government agencies, and other stakeholders to ensure strong collaboration and support for Centro Tyrone Guzman’s initiatives.
  • Financial Acumen and Fundraising
    • Develop and manage annual budgets, ensuring the financial stability and sustainability of the organization.
    • Identify, cultivate and solicit prospective donors as well as prospective new corporate partnerships.
    • Oversee fundraising efforts, including grant writing, individual and corporate donor cultivation, and special events.
    • Ensure compliance with all financial reporting and auditing requirements
  • Program Development and Management
    • Oversee the design, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services that address the needs of the community and further the organization’s mission.
    • Ensure the highest quality of programs by implementing best practices, setting performance benchmarks, and continuously evaluating program effectiveness.
    • Develop and maintain partnerships with other community organizations, educational institutions, and service providers to enhance program offerings and maximize the impact of Centro Tyrone Guzman’s work.
  • Staff Management and Organizational Wellness
    • Provide inspiring leadership and effective management to a diverse team of staff and volunteers.
    • Foster a positive and inclusive work environment that encourages teamwork, innovation, and professional development.
    • Empower staff to take charge of key initiatives; create professional development opportunities that have a positive impact on staff training and retention.
    • Ensure staff is aligned and collaborates to achieve organizational results.
    • Develop and maintain internal performance processes that ensure accountability and encourage high-level performance.
  • Advocacy and Community Engagement
    • Serve as a passionate and knowledgeable ambassador for Centro Tyrone. Guzman, representing the organization in the community, with funders, and in the media.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with community partners, local government, funders, and other stakeholders to advance the organization’s mission.
    • Advocate for the needs and interests of the Latine community at the local, state, and national levels.
    • Engage with the community to build awareness, support, and participation in Centro Tyrone Guzman’s programs and services.



What you’ve accomplished (required):

  • 8+ years of professional work experience with 5+ years of direct management experience
  • Demonstrated passion for nonprofit and community impact
  • Experience managing full-time staff members to strong job performance and satisfaction while centering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Proven track record of developing direct reports and cultivating a high performing team
  • Experience serving or working with historically marginalized communities and holds an asset-based belief in our families and communities
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Skills you have developed and knowledge you have acquired:

  • A highly relational professional with the capacity to build strong, trusting relationships with both staff, participants, and community stakeholders
  • Strong visionary leader who galvanizes others and influences actions internally and externally
  • Effective project manager who manages competing priorities and implements strategy with fidelity
  • A strategist who approaches work through an intentional lens in service of thoughtful prioritization, purposeful pivots, and contingency planning to ensure outcomes are met
  • An experienced fundraising professional with the ability to secure revenue from various funding streams



The Executive Director is a full-time, overtime-exempt role with a competitive base salary range of $90,000-$110,000. Benefits include health, life, and disability insurance, retirement benefits, paid vacation, holidays, and sick time. Additional benefits include free parking and discounted childcare services. This position requires work to be done in person and on-site in Minneapolis.

How to Apply

Centro Tyrone Guzman has partnered with RCG Talent Solutions on our search for our next Executive Director. Please submit your application using this link and direct all questions to   RELEVANT POLICIES AT CENTRO TYRONE GUZMAN Centro Tyrone Guzman strives to build a staff that reflects the cultural diversity of the communities that we partner with. Centro Tyrone Guzman provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We encourage BIPOC-identifying individuals to apply. All candidates are evaluated solely on their qualifications to perform the work required. Centro Tyrone Guzman has chosen to use “e” in place of the Spanish-language masculine “o” to recognize the fluidity of gender that exists beyond this gender binary. They are committed to gender inclusion and recognize the contributions of all persons.  

Bureaus: -Other-. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: School Network Staff. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.