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Executive Director (@ Riveredge Nature Center)

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Executive Director Job Posting

The Riveredge Nature Center, a non‐profit organization whose mission is “To support conservation through education that awakens curiosity, engages the body, and explores connections to nature for all generations”, seeks a passionate, engaging, executive director to lead our next phase of growth. This work will build on our strong fifty three year history, and continue the growth we have been experiencing over the past several years, including over 402 acres of prairie, woodlands, wetlands, and streams and the Milwaukee River. Riveredge is more than 2,200 members strong, has an exceptional corps of over 225 volunteers, and an annual budget of over $2 million. This position reports to the Riveredge Nature Center Board of Directors who are committed to our vision of healthier human and natural communities. Riveredge is also the home of the Riveredge Outdoor Learning Elementary School (ROLES), a 5 year old kindergarten to 5th grade charter school working with the Northern Ozaukee School District.

Riveredge does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or disability in any of its policies, programs, membership or employment.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:
  1. A strong history of environmental planning, education, and sustainable practices;
  2. Successful leadership experience with skills in delegation, shared decision making, teamwork, and administrative and financial management;
  3. A strong history of successful partnership building, community relations, and fundraising;
  4. Experience working successfully with a Board of Directors on strategic initiatives and partnerships;
  5. Ability to establish, meet or exceed goals, as reported by performance through metrics shared on an organizational basis;
  6. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, a master’s degree in environmental planning, education, stewardship or related field is preferred.

This is a full time salaried position with a comprehensive benefits package which includes: Short and long term disability; healthcare; paid time off; 403b retirement plan with organizational matching, and other benefits.