Executive Director


CvilleBioHub is a Charlottesville-based 501c3 non-profit organization that supports growth and efforts of the local biotech community through educational initiatives. The organization is made up of over 75 companies developing therapeutics, diagnostics, devices, and other products and services to improve human health. 

As Executive Director, you will be responsible for implementing CvilleBioHub’s goal of developing an interactive and vibrant biotech community and for facilitating growth and development of the industry in Greater Charlottesville and beyond. This role will be reporting directly to the Board of Directors. We believe your skills and experience are an excellent match for the CvilleBioHub organization.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Execution

  • Lead the organization through its mission
  • Oversee implementation of current strategic plan and annual review of plan with the Board
  • Evaluate and monitor program progress and impact
  • Solicit ongoing feedback from stakeholders, team members, and community members to inform programs annually


Fiscal Management and Sustainable Fundraising

  • Develop annual fundraising plan and manage all aspects of individual giving including identification, cultivation, solicitation, and appreciation
  • Maintain organizational database of donors and community partners
  • Maintain regular donor communication and solicit major gifts 
  • Oversee grants management including research, applications, and reporting
  • Build relationships with potential corporate sponsors and solicit donations
  • Develop annual organizational and programmatic budgets in conjunction with the Board of Directors
  • Ensure fiscal responsibility of annual budget
  • Work in collaboration with Treasurer/accountant to support financial processes and quarterly reporting
  • Hire and manage staff, providing job descriptions, work plans, and annual reviews
  • Provide program support and staff professional development
  • Build organizational capacity and infrastructure


Outreach and Awareness

  • Cultivate engaged volunteers, stakeholders, and advocates
  • Create sustainable collaborations and community partnerships
  • Maintain a collaborative relationship with the Board of Directors

Experience and Qualifications

  • Advanced level degree in business, public administration, or equivalent experience preferred
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a manager/director role 
  • Non-profit experience and life sciences industry interests are preferred
  • Experience in fundraising required
  • Excellent in organizational management and administrative skills
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills; persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Mission-driven, self-motivated and innovative approach to business planning
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people


Foundations & Non-profit

Job Type



  • Competitive salary and benefits are provided along with a flexible work schedule.


700 Harris St. Charlottesville, Va
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