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Executive Director

Company: Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Job Description:

Position Overview The Executive Director is the chief operating officer for the organization. The Executive Director leads a team of highly experienced professionals each impressively skilled in their work. The Executive Director works with a dedicated Board of Directors to develop and artic$

The Executive Director leads and manages a range of land use, water quality, habitat and community programs and keeps programs current in the context of changing environmental conditions and knowledge and to meet community and Estuary Partnership needs within the context of$

The Executive Director sees the big picture, thinks strategically, and identify and track details. The Executive Director must build consensus, honoring, including, and respecting opposing viewpoints, and be able to effectively navigate issues that may be divisive at times.

Candidate Qualifications The successful candidate will bring: Seven years' experience leading a public or non-profit natural resources organization or agency that includes environmental education and community programs. This includes working with and inspiring -- a governing body, such as a Board of Directors, working with natur$

Seven years' experience managing and leading a professional team of at least 15 employees. This includes hiring and coaching employees and facilitating an inclusive, collaborative, supportive work place that applies the principles of continuous learning and improvement.

Seven years' work with strategic planning and implementation and planning and managing multiple complex projects with multiple funding sources, deliverables, budgets, timelines, and project details and managing an organizational budget of at least $2,000,000 per year t$

Experience with natural resource, land use, environmental protection, watershed management, and community programming. This includes familiarity with Estuary Partnership program areas, the lower Columbia River, and the National Estuary Program.

Understanding of issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This includes experience managing and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and aligning diversity with organizational objectives.

Experience working collaboratively and building collegial relationships with the community.

To apply, visit our website: https://www.estuarypartnership.org/news/we-are-seeking-our-next-executive-director

Keywords: Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership, Portland , Executive Director, Non-Profit Organizations , Portland, Oregon

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