Executive Director-Oregon

Agency
North Clackamas Urban Watersheds Council
Location
Milwaukie, OR
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$24-$28/hr
Start Date
06/25/2018
Last Date to Apply
06/01/2018
Website
https://ncurbanwatershed.wordpress.com/organization/employment/
Description
Job Title: Executive Director Salary Range: Full time hourly at $24-$28 per hour depending on experience Benefits: PTO and sick leave provided, no medical benefits Location: Milwaukie, Oregon Application Deadline: June 1st, 2018 Preferred Start Date: June 25th, 2018 NORTH CLACKAMAS URBAN WATERSHEDS COUNCIL The North Clackamas Urban Watersheds Council (NCUWC) is seeking a new Executive Director to manage the daily operations and programs of the organization. The Executive Director reports directly to the Council’s Board of Directors. NCUWC is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that works with private landowners, local agencies and organizations, volunteers, and the community to restore and protect the urban streams of northern Clackamas County. These streams include Kellogg, Mt. Scott, River Forest, Boardman, and Rinearson Creeks which flow through the communities of Happy Valley, Milwaukie, Oak Grove, Jennings Lodge, Gladstone and areas of unincorporated Clackamas County into the lower Willamette River. NCUWC was formed in 2009 by dedicated individuals who care deeply about these creeks, and is one of the many very successful watershed councils representing rivers across Oregon. NCUWC is a new and growing organization with a staff of one, a dedicated Board of Directors, and a passionate volunteer base. The new Executive Director will be leading the organization into its next stage of growth, developing programs, hiring staff, and building strong partnerships to foster a community of dedicated stewards of these creeks. For more information about NCUWC visit www.ncuwc.org. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Leadership (10%) • Represent NCUWC at meeting with government agencies, other organizations, the media, and the public. • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Council partners (funding agencies, foundations, other non-profit organizations, local and state government agencies) to identify watershed enhancement and stewardship opportunities and strategies, and to implement shared priorities. • Lead implementation, periodic review, and updating of the Council’s Strategic Plan, committee work plans, and the budget process to implement the mission, goals, and programs of the Council. • Manage, participate in, and provide guidance for Board and Committee meetings. • Commit to promoting the value of diversity, equity and inclusion as part of the fabric of our organization. • Develop and fund new programs and projects with partners. • Hire and supervise staff, interns, and volunteers in a professional, fun and supportive manner. Administration and Financial Management (10%) • Manage the day-to-day operations, programs, activities, and administrative aspects of the Council directly and through assignment of tasks to staff and/or contractors. • Conduct or oversee recruitment, management of staff and contractors. • Oversee financial and budgetary processes to provide consistent quality financial administration. • Work with Board Treasurer and Executive Committee to track finance and prepare the annual budget. • Assure accurate and timely reporting to granting and funding agencies. • Maintain all organization files (electronic and physical). • Manage and maintain NCUWC office and be liaison for NCUWC and landlord. • Manage and maintain all NCUWC office equipment. • Complete monthly Executive Director reports and timesheet and submit to Executive Committee for review. Watershed Enhancement and Stewardship (40%) • Manage all aspects of NCUWC’s flagship program the Streamside Stewards Program including contractor management, landowner engagement, funding, timeline adherence, and reporting. • Consistent with Council and regional conservation strategies, identify actions of greatest priority to engage in with local partners. • Pursue appropriate strategies to implement the Council’s stewardship and restoration programs, according to priorities identified in the Council’s Strategic Plan. Fundraising (20%) • Sustain operational stability by diversifying the Council’s funding base. • Oversee Council fundraising, including grant-writing and individual donor fundraising. • Plan and implement NCUWC Annual Fundraising Dinner event in April every year including sponsor acquisition, auction planning, and donations. • Work with Board and staff to identify, prioritize, and implement outreach programs. • Find, vet, and apply for new grants and funding sources for NUCWC’s programs and priorities with partners. Education and Community Outreach (20%) • Oversee program implementation and development, according to priorities identified by the Board in the Strategic Plan. • Plan, advertise, and implement all public education events with funders and partners. • Create and distribute monthly electronic newsletter updating constituents on council happenings and updates. • Monitor any volunteer hours and record for fiscal and grant reporting. • Update and manage NCUWC’s website, Gmail domain, Facebook page, and other digital media. • Maintain list of all partners and contacts. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • A demonstrated commitment to working with landowners to improve the quality of our streams and lands in an urban and suburban setting. • Minimum of a BA/BS degree in natural resource management, conservation, nonprofit management, or another related field of study. • 2-5 years of experience in working with conservation based nonprofits or equivalent professional experience. • Strong speaking, presentation, writing, and listening skills. • Drive and demonstrated ability working with diverse communities and develop positive working relationships, especially with partners, landowners, rural stakeholders, conservation organizations, and government agencies. Spanish speakers encouraged to apply. • Grant writing and grant reporting experience. • Experience in developing and tracking organizational budgets. • Nonprofit fundraising experience. • Events management and implementation experience. • Organizational leadership experience, particularly working with nonprofit boards and federal, state, and local government entities. • Must have a valid driver’s license, able to drive, and access to a car. • Proficiency with standard computer software such as Excel and Word. • Ability to work with multiple deadlines under pressure.
Qualifications
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • A demonstrated commitment to working with landowners to improve the quality of our streams and lands in an urban and suburban setting. • Minimum of a BA/BS degree in natural resource management, conservation, nonprofit management, or another related field of study. • 2-5 years of experience in working with conservation based nonprofits or equivalent professional experience. • Strong speaking, presentation, writing, and listening skills. • Drive and demonstrated ability working with diverse communities and develop positive working relationships, especially with partners, landowners, rural stakeholders, conservation organizations, and government agencies. Spanish speakers encouraged to apply. • Grant writing and grant reporting experience. • Experience in developing and tracking organizational budgets. • Nonprofit fundraising experience. • Events management and implementation experience. • Organizational leadership experience, particularly working with nonprofit boards and federal, state, and local government entities. • Must have a valid driver’s license, able to drive, and access to a car. • Proficiency with standard computer software such as Excel and Word. • Ability to work with multiple deadlines under pressure. TO APPLY Please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for up to three references all in a single PDF to “jobs@ncuwc.org” with “Executive Director Position” in the subject line. Address cover letter and any questions to Joseph Edge, NCUWC Board Chair. Applications are only accepted electronically and are due by close of business June 1st, 2018. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY NCUWC is an equal opportunity employer and committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion as core organizational values. Applicants who represent and demonstrate a strong commitment to issues of diversity, equity and inclusion are encouraged to apply.
Contact Person
Joseph Edge
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