Executive Director

    MACUL (Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning)
    Lansing, MI
    $85,000 - $108,000
The Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) is seeking an experienced Executive Director to lead our organization into the future with a proven track record of successful and visionary leadership in the non-profit sector. 

MACUL is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting educators and administrators in their use of technology for educational purposes. We serve a diverse membership across the state of Michigan and hold the following core values:
  • Access: MACUL will educate, promote and advocate for access to technology and connectivity for all educators and students to support and assist their learning in the classroom and beyond.
  • Representation: As members of a global society MACUL will encourage, support and promote the representation and inclusion of all educators and students of different races, cultures, ethnicities, abilities, gender and orientation in technology spaces so it is reflective of the world perspective and demographic.
  • Meaningful Participation: MACUL aims to provide, support and promote meaningful participation with technology learning and programs for all educators and students, particularly those groups who have been historically underrepresented or marginalized.
  • Positive Outcomes: MACUL aims to promote, replicate, and support learning opportunities and experiences that produce positive measurable outcomes for all educators and students. Outcomes that will empower educators to be more impactful and reduce disparities for students, particularly those who have been historically underrepresented and marginalized, so they are college and career ready.

Position Responsibilities

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership and management of MACUL. This individual will provide strategic direction, oversee operations, and ensure the financial health of the organization. They will serve as the "face of MACUL" and play a key role in building relationships with members, partners, and stakeholders. The Executive Director consistently upholds the mission of MACUL.

Per the Bylaws of MACUL, the Executive Director Shall: 
Provide Organizational Leadership:
  • Provide strategic vision and direction for the organization.
  • Oversee and evaluate staff, including project directors, office personnel, and contract employees.
  • Develop and implement the organization's strategic plan.
  • Manage and oversee regular communications to members and stakeholders.
  • Represent MACUL at various events, meetings, and conferences.
  • Understand, interpret, and uphold MACUL's policies and procedures.
Provide Business and Financial Management:
  • Oversee, develop and manage the annual operating budget in collaboration with the Board and staff.
  • Oversee and review financial statements and audits.
  • Secure and maintain relationships with key business partners.
  • Provide financial updates to the Board in conjunction with the finance manager.
  • Work annually with the Executive Board to establish funding targets and develop strategies for achieving them through revenue generation.
Support Board Relationships:
  • Communicate regularly with the Board of Directors.
  • Develop and manage agendas for Board and Executive Board meetings.
  • Support Board committees and provide expertise.
  • Coordinate new Board member orientation.

Engage in Collaboration and Coalition Outreach:
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with educational organizations, government agencies, and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate on initiatives and events to support the use of technology in education.
  • Lead the planning and coordination of MACUL events (Student Technology Showcase, conferences, etc.).
  • Cultivate the creation of new events in collaboration with the board.
  • Represent MACUL at educational technology conferences.
 Perform Other Responsibilities:
  • Manage and maintain the MACUL event calendar. 
  • Manage and maintain a robust and engaging MACUL website.
  • Develop and manage member benefits programs.
  • Stay current on trends and developments in educational technology.
  • Author content for MACUL and prepare press releases as needed.

  • Master's degree in education, technology, or a related field (preferred).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership role within a non-profit organization.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required
  • Strong understanding of educational technology and its role in education.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
  • Budget development and financial management experience.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate staff.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and generous benefits package.
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in the field of education.
  • Dynamic and supportive work environment.
  • Hybrid work opportunities available.

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