MPA Job listjob opening

Sandi Parkes sandi.parkes at
Fri Mar 14 09:28:49 MST 2003

The Ogden Nature Center (ONC) is seeking an Executive Director to lead
> this growing organization into an exciting future. The Executive
> Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible

> with the Board for the overall success of the Center. ONC is a
> wildlife sanctuary and education center whose mission is to unite
> and nature in mutually enriching experiences and to nurture
> and concern for the environment.
> The Executive Director’s primary responsibilities include:
> · securing the resources necessary to fulfill ONC’s mission;
> · maintaining and enhancing ONC’s positive reputation in the
> · cultivating financial and political support from individuals,
> corporations, organizations, foundations and governmental entities;
> · managing all operations including staff oversight, program
> and implementation, as well as facility and sanctuary development and
> maintenance in accordance with the strategic plan;
> · overseeing finances and complying with all FASB and IRS regulations
> and standards;
> · working with the board to assure quality governance and strategic
> planning;
> · seeking entrepreneurial opportunities to enhance ONC program
> and community collaborations.
> Qualifications of the preferred candidate include:
> · passion for the natural world and mission-driven work;
> · demonstrated leadership ability;
> · nonprofit administration experience;
> · program development expertise;
> · effective communications skills;
> · fundraising skills including grant-writing and donor cultivation;
> · demonstrated financial management skills;
> · background in conservation, environmental education, or natural
> resources;
> · a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
> Mid $30’s + benefits package. Housing option available. If you have a
> passion for the natural world and would like to be considered for this

> position, please submit a cover letter and resume with at least three
> references by March 25, 2003 to:
> Ogden Nature Center
> 966 West 12th Street
> Ogden, Utah   84404
> Fax – (801) 621-1867
> e-mail: mailto:director at

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