Sample Documents & Templates

Samples from the Center

These documents provide you with a starting point. We recommend you customize them to meet the needs of your organization. Please consult an attorney before adopting a policy that is legally binding.

From Bridgestar

Bridgestar, an initiative of The Bridgespan Group has a number of  job description templates on their website. You can access them via the links below.

Sample Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and CFO-track job descriptions

  • CFO, large organization
  • CFO, medium organization with relatively complex financing
  • CFO, medium organization with relatively straightforward financing
  • CFO, small organization
  • National Controller
  • Controller
  • Managing Director, Finance and Administration
  • Director of Finance and Administration

Sample Chief Operating Officer (COO) and COO-track job descriptions

  • COO, Operations/Adminstration
  • COO, Programs
  • COO, Generalist
  • Vice President, Finance and Operations
  • Vice President, Programs
  • Deputy Director

Sample Executive Director-track job descriptions

  • Vice President, Programs
  • Chief Operating Officer

Other resources for sample documents and templates

National Council of Nonprofits
Nonprofit Risk Management Center
Independent Sector
Free Management Library

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