Executive Director

The Northern Alaska Environmental Center (NAEC), a nonprofit organization located in Fairbanks, Alaska, seeks an energetic leader and experienced manager with political acumen and broad familiarity with environmental issues. This individual will take a strong organization to the next level of excellence through her/his vision and strategic response to current and emerging issues. In addition to managing the Center, s/he will be expected to actively implement conservation activities in at least one Center core area.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a solid and long-standing conservation ethic and an ability to inspire, collaborate with and supervise a staff of four to six; fundraise successfully in a variety of contexts; and communicate effectively with donors, members and the media. Excellent oral and written skills are a prerequisite, as is an ability to develop collaborative, solutions-based outcomes within our local community and with state and national conservation partners.

Compensation

Salary: DOE. Benefits: health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave (after probationary period); exempt status. Negotiable incentives for outstanding performance and/or longevity.

Application process

Send resume, cover letter, and complete contact information for three professional references to edsearch@northern.org with subject line: NAEC ED application_Last name_First name. Please convert all attachments to PDF format. Include in your cover letter your qualifications for this position and a statement (500 words max) on the following topic: NAEC’s organizational vision states, “We envision a naturally thriving, biologically and culturally diverse, wildlands-rich, sustainable, inspiring and thoughtfully protected northern Alaska, forever.” This vision leaves considerable room for a strong leader, working with the board and staff, to create effective strategies for addressing opportunities and challenges in northern Alaska. What makes you this leader?

Start date: May 1, 2014. Applications will be reviewed as they are received but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. In addition to references provided by the applicant, NAEC reserves the right to make additional inquiries or to contact any person listed on the applicant’s resume for a reference.

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How to apply

Application process

Send resume, cover letter, and complete contact information for three professional references to edsearch@northern.org with subject line: NAEC ED application_Last name_First name. Please convert all attachments to PDF format. Include in your cover letter your qualifications for this position and a statement (500 words max) on the following topic: NAEC’s organizational vision states, “We envision a naturally thriving, biologically and culturally diverse, wildlands-rich, sustainable, inspiring and thoughtfully protected northern Alaska, forever.” This vision leaves considerable room for a strong leader, working with the board and staff, to create effective strategies for addressing opportunities and challenges in northern Alaska. What makes you this leader?

Start date: May 1, 2014. Applications will be reviewed as they are received but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. In addition to references provided by the applicant, NAEC reserves the right to make additional inquiries or to contact any person listed on the applicant’s resume for a reference.

Fairbanks, Arkansas
2014-05-01
The Northern Alaska Environmental Center (NAEC)
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edsearch@northern.org



830 College Rd, Fairbanks, AK, 99701-1535, US


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