JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Fast-paced, professional non-profit science-focused community organization seeks Executive Director.

Under the general supervision of the organization’s Executive Committee, the Executive Director serves as a key leader within the organization and ensures ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of administration, operations, resource development, and community and public relations.

  • Provides leadership in developing program and organizational plans with the Board of Directors and staff and carries out the plans and policies broadly authorized by the Board.
  • Works with staff on the day-to-day operations and administration of Knox Labs, including programming, volunteers, events, equipment usage, space utilization, and member relations.
  • Effectively supervises and develops staff.
  • Develops and maintains Knox Labs’ volunteer program. Takes ownership of scheduling and staffing matters, including volunteers and student workers.
  • Identifies and helps Board members pursue revenue generating and fundraising (including grant writing) activities to support existing program operations and growth.
  • Other duties as assigned.The Executive Director should have education and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: business, technology, computer science, design, or related field. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced office with priorities that may change daily; have exemplary interpersonal skills; demonstrate persistent and excellent follow-through; and possess strong oral and written communication abilities.Please send cover letter and resume via e-mail to or via U.S. mail to Knox Labs, Inc. Hiring Committee, P.O. Box 1067, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. Materials will be reviewed as they are received.

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Knox Labs — Executive Director — Position Description

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Knox Labs, Inc.
104 S. Main Street
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
mail: PO Box 1067
(740) 392-7545

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Knox Labs Hours

Monday – CLOSED
Tuesday – 3:00PM – 8:00PM
Wednesday – 1:00PM – 5:00PM
Thursday – 3:00PM – 8:00PM
Friday – 1:00PM – 5:00PM
Saturday – 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Sunday – 12:00PM – 3:00PM