Waadookodaading is searching for an exemplary candidate to serve as its Executive Director with demonstrated experience leading a high functioning team of individuals in pursuit of organizational goals, providing positive, strategic, and innovative leadership, and who possesses a commitment to the mission of Waadookodaading Ojibwe Language Institute.

The Executive Director;  Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School (lcoosk12.org)

Leads the organization and the Ojibwe Language Immersion School, to continue implementation of its vision, build on the rich heritage of an Ojibwe culture-based education, and prepare the organization for the future.
Directly manages a team of academic, operations, programs, and community engagement professionals and is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization in accordance with the strategic direction set by and directives of the Board of Directors.
Provide leadership that will identify organizational needs, capacities, and resources, as well as exploring new opportunities to increase and expand organizational capacity, maintain fiduciary responsibility, and actively pursue funding opportunities.

Provide exemplary administrative oversight of WOLI which includes interaction with Tribal, Federal, State, Private and Foundational funding agencies/sources while ensuring compliance with its fiduciary responsibilities.
Provide organizational leadership which ensures all employees are working harmoniously to achieve WOLI’s mission and goals.
Communicate the mission of the Institute and project a positive vision of a strong organization to internal and external stakeholders, funders, policymakers, and the public.
Serve as primary spokesperson of the organization, representing the organization in a wide range of external meetings, coalitions, public forums, speaking events, and in the media.
Lead the fundraising program to build strong funder relationships ensuring the organization meets and exceeds its fundraising goals working in partnership with the contracted fundraiser.
Work with the Board to develop an overall strategic plan for the organization, including formulating and advancing policies and campaigns, oversee the execution of campaign plans, and provide strategic counsel to advance this key work.


ContactPreston Larson
Phone: 715-634-8924
8575 N Trepania Rd, Hayward, WI 54843

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