Employment Opportunties


Executive Director


About Us

Established in 1994, the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation (CRCF) is growing good by connecting donors to the causes they care about most in the region. Grants support many areas, including education, scholarships, health care, the arts, community development, human service, and youth development. To learn more, visit www.cattfoundation.org. CRCF is also on Facebook (facebook.com/cattfoundation).

Opportunity Overview

CRCF is seeking a full-time Executive Director. This person will be responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the Foundation and for ensuring that CRCF has the talent and resources to achieve its mission, vision, and commitment to the community. The Executive Director will work in partnership with the Board of Directors and provide the leadership for the implementation of CRCF’s strategic plan, provide oversight of the organization’s fund and donor development and marketing efforts, serve as CRCF’s primary spokesperson, and collaborate with community partners to improve the lives of Cattaraugus County residents. This position is located in Olean, NY and is an ‘in-office’ position.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in the areas of communications, marketing, business, finance or related fields preferred. A minimum of five years of senior management experience in a complex nonprofit organization or comparable for-profit entity. Knowledge of or previous work experience in the fields of financial or charitable gift planning a plus. Experience in major gift fund raising, planned giving, donor cultivation and relations, marketing and or other related areas desired. Strong financial management skills including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting; hands-on experience working with a Board of Directors; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and knowledge of the Cattaraugus County community. Working knowledge of computers and proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.

The salary for this position will be in the $110,000 range plus benefits. CRCF has generous time-off policies. Some evening and weekend work will be required. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2023.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to [email protected] by March 30, 2023. Inquiries should not be sent to CRCF staff or Board members. We will contact you regarding next steps.