Apply to be TAF’s next Executive Director!

TAF is seeking applicants who are interested in becoming the next TAF Executive Director, beginning Fall 2023! To apply, visit this link here.

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Job Title: Executive Director (ED)

FLSA Status: Not Applicable, Independent Contractor

Job Type: Part-time, Contractor

Compensation: $20,000.00 – $25,000.00 per year/DOE

Benefits: No benefits are available for this position

Physical setting:  None

Work Location:  Remote; Some travel required


  • Variable schedule
    • Typical 20 hours per month throughout year
    • Summer months, 40 hours per week June-July

Who we are: Taiwanese American Foundation (TAF) is a national, private, non-profit charitable organization dedicated to Taiwanese Americans. Our mission is to foster personal growth and develop servant leaders in the Taiwanese American community for the benefit of society. To learn more about us, visit

Who you are: You are excited to be a servant leader of a collaborative team, perform and direct activities of the organization, which consist of year round activities of community engagement, annual Summer Conference planning, and leadership training. You enjoy being hands-on alongside team members and want to grow an established non-profit organization dedicated to its community.

Term: 2 years with potential to renew the contract

Directly Reports To: 

  • President
  • Board of Director/Executive Committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The ED ensures that TAF’s values are expressed consistently, enabling people of Taiwanese heritage to make a profound impact on mankind in unique and compassionate ways.

  • The ED works closely with the President and the Board to:
    • Develop and execute a strategic, visionary, and capital projects plan for the organization, as well as operating goals that stem from those priorities.
    • Provides timely reports to the Board as requested.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • The ED performs various operating and managerial activities, including:
    • Development of a staffing structure that supports the efficient delivery of programs and services.
    • In close collaboration with the Senior Directors, oversee the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services that support the mission of the organization.
    • Oversight of all marketing activities, including new media outlets and technological and database platforms.
    • Oversight over the Conference Director and guides the process of advertising, recruiting staff and ensuring the safety of campers during the annual Summer Conference. Works with conference staff, vets applications, and advises on the awarding of scholarships.
    • Being a humble leader who allows the Conference Director to be the “face” of the conference for parents and children.
    • Serving as the spokesperson for TAF across the nation and building positive relationships with other Taiwanese American organizations and communities.
  • The ED provides fiscal oversight, including:
    • Leading fundraising efforts by developing sustainable fundraising plans and processes for the organization, personally cultivating and soliciting donors, and supporting the Board’s involvement in fundraising,
    • Development of a realistic annual budget, providing regular, timely internal financial statements to the Board that compare performance to budget and to the previous year or other relevant benchmarks. Plans for adequate cash flow to cover operational needs and promote fiscal responsibility throughout the organization.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Experienced leader, team builder, and manager.
  • Thinks broadly and strategically and can hold others accountable for details without micromanaging.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engender trust, respect and camaraderie among a group and interact equally well with board, alumni, parents, staff, and TAFers.
  • Proven ability to discern individual strengths, be compassionate when giving direct feedback, encourage skill development in a supportive way, and compile a team that complements one another.
  • Excellent organizational and follow through skills to manage multiple priorities and activities at once.
  • Delegates effectively: Ability to develop flexible, yet sustainable systems and processes pertaining to the effective operation of conference programs and business operations.
  • Ability to manage or oversee financial management of an organization effectively.
  • Fundraising skills: proven non-profit experience and success in the development of fundraising programs and in the direct cultivation and solicitation of donors.
  • Communication skills: verbal and written, with individuals and groups, public speaking.

To apply, please fill out this application and email your resume to by July 26, 2023 11:59PM Eastern Time.

TAF is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO