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The Takshanuk Watershed Council is seeking a full-time, year-round Executive Director.
Director Position Description:
The Director of TWC demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission of the Watershed Council, and to promoting community-based watershed management and sustainable community development in the Haines Borough.
The goal of the Director position is to strengthen and advance TWC’s programs and services and implement TWC’s strategic plan. The board seeks someone who demonstrates vision, patience and the ability to provide diligent external and internal leadership.
Director Job Description:
The ideal candidate would have extensive experience related to the following topics and skill-sets:
Ø Non-profit Leadership
Ø Fiscal and Project Management
Ø Networking, Collaboration and Developing Strategic Partnerships
Ø Fund Development and Grant Writing
Ø Innovation- ability to think creatively and strategically to advance TWC’s programs and projects
Ø A Commitment to the stewardship and long term sustainability of Southeast Alaska’s natural resources, resource-based economies, and communities
Ø Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
Ø Ability and desire to work inclusively with a highly diverse group of stakeholders
The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications:
· An advanced academic degree relating to natural resource management and/or professional experience relating to the fields of natural resource management.
· 3-5 years’ experience in Non-profits and non-profit leadership
· 3-5 years grant writing
· 3-5 years project management
Prior experience in Alaska (preferred, but not required)
The job requires living in Haines, Alaska and requires some travel in Southeast Alaska.
Salary: $40K – 55K depending on experience and hours committed per week
Open: October 21st, 2013
Close: November 8th, 2013
Start date: January 6th 2014 target start date
Send resume and cover letter electronically to:
Subject: Director Position