Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks a seasoned, mature, and charismatic leader for the Executive Director position in its San Diego, California office.
This is a key position within LISC and is critical to the ongoing success of this program. The Executive Director will provide the strategic direction and guidance for all aspects of LISC’s future program vision and strategies in San Diego. The successful candidate will have excellent leadership, communication, and entrepreneurial skills along with an understanding of the importance of public and private sector engagement in community revitalization efforts.
The position requires a strong commitment to the role of community-based non-profit organizations as agents of positive community change as well as an understanding of, and appreciation for, other key public and private partners who can offer additional resources to the work of community development in the region.
LISC San Diego’s role is to convene partners, build coalitions, invest public and private funds, and support community revitalization to help San Diego thrive with healthy places to live, work and play. This comprehensive approach is captured through LISC’s “Building Sustainable Communities” initiative which broadens opportunities for local residents through quality housing, better education, broader job choices, safer streets, improved personal health, new economic opportunities, and stronger personal finances. Since 1991, LISC San Diego and its affiliates have invested more than $212 million towards the construction of over 6,000 affordable housing unitsandmore than a million square feet of commercial spacethroughout San Diego County.