Tucson Audubon Seeks Executive Director
Tucson Audubon Society's Board of Directors seeks a visionary leader with high-level development and management skills to lead and direct the activities of the organization. This creative leader will build on the organization's strong history of conservation and environmental education and further the mission through the continual development of new strategies, community partners and allies. Serving as the primary spokesperson, s/he must possess integrity, excellent outreach skills and a broad appeal in order to retain and advance Tucson Audubon's trusted reputation in the community.
Based in Tucson, Arizona, the Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and provides direction and oversight to a staff of 20. S/he will be well-organized with good judgment and problem-solving skills who can intelligently think through problems and maximize the potential of the organization's resources. As a strong fiscal manager, the successful candidate will manage a budget of $1.5 million, and partner with the Board of Directors to identify opportunities for growth and expansion.
The successful candidate will have proven leadership abilities and be able to skillfully manage and motivate the staff and volunteers, as well as oversee operations. S/he will be a highly effective communicator and receptive listener with the ability to manage and facilitate collaborative planning and decision making. The successful candidate will have the aptitude to lead a strong, creative and passionate team of staff; and will possess the ability to build strategic community alliances and ensure close collaboration with all elements of the Audubon network. Additionally, this person should have a profound and passionate commitment to environmental conservation and education with a working knowledge of environmental science and natural history.