Photo courtesy of Communities in Schools of Federal Way Facebook page

Photo courtesy of Communities in Schools of Federal Way Facebook page

Communities in Schools of Federal Way — Highline seeking new executive director

First review of applicants is Friday, May 28.

The search is on for a new executive director to lead Communities in Schools of Federal Way — Highline.

CISFWH has been operating in Federal Way Public Schools for fifteen years and in the Highline School District for three years.

The nonprofit is a growing organization that employs 20 people, operates within 15 schools and has an annual budget of over $1 million. Last year, School Outreach Coordinators helped more than 14,000 students overcome barriers to success, stay on track to graduate and aim for a brighter future, according to CISFWH.

Committed to equity and inclusion, CISFWH seeks to build a diverse workforce to create impact in partnership with the communities served, and encourage diverse, qualified applicants to apply.

The full-time position is eligible for a salary range of $80,000-$100,000 (depending on experience) including benefits. The executive director is responsible for overall nonprofit management and leadership, fiscal management, working with the nonprofit’s board directors, and understanding of needs and challenges facing youth.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in public administration, education, social science or related field; five or more years of experience in senior leadership or a management role; experience working with diverse communities; and demonstrated leadership working towards equity and inclusion, among other requirements.

Application window is open until the position is filled. The first review of applicants is Friday, May 28.

Please email your resume and a cover letter to: For more information and details on the position, visit

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