[MARMAM] Job Posting Northcoast Marine Mammal Center

Dennis Wood woodx8 at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 14 16:51:00 PDT 2011

MarineMammalRehabilitationCenterExecutive Director Position available: 
The NMMC  is a non-profit  organization whose mission is to perform stranding assessment, rescue, medical care and rehabilitation of marine mammals.  The NMMC serves 220 miles of diverse marine habitat and coastline of the northern Californiacoast (Humboldt and Del Norte Counties). The Center also conducts research, has an active internship program and educates the public in the protection of marine mammals and their habitats.
Position Title:         ExecutiveDirector-NorthcoastMarineMammalCenter
Location:                 Crescent City, CA
Reports to:               Medical Director and BOD

Masters Degree in Field Biology, Conservation, or a relevant Social Science, or Bachelors Degree with extensive related experience and a thorough understanding of marine mammal health, conservation issues, relevant science and a passion for and commitment to environmental protection and marine issues.
The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in leadership, volunteer management, and familiarity with nonprofit organizations, governance and fundraising. The Executive Director position requires proficiency in oral and written communication, budgeting and financial management, and program management. 
Key Responsibilities of Executive Director

·        Lead fundraising efforts to support an annual budget of $130,000, including writing grant proposals and reports and building relationships with funders.
·        Identify, cultivate and maintain relationships with major donors, foundations and corporations. 
·        Build opportunities to engage new members and sustain existing membership.
·        Manage and implement a long-term financial plan.
·        Develop an annual budget for approval by the Board and ensure that financial books and records are accurate, timely, accountable and transparent.
·        Effectively manage the organization’s staff of approximately 20 volunteers, sustaining a positive and productive work environment.
·        Assure current personnel policies are met and conduct annual performance evaluation of staff and volunteers.
·        Present the organization and its mission and programs to the public in strong, positive images to relevant audiences.
·        Collaboration and Coordination with Southwest Division National Marine Fisheries Stranding Program. Ensure that NMMC’s mission, programs and facilities meet NMFS stranding guidelines.  
·        Work cooperatively in developing strategic programs, raising funds to support them and overseeing their achievement.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience.  NMMC offers a benefit package that includes paid vacation & health care coverage.  The option of a flexible work schedule may be available for the right candidate with extensive experience.

To Apply:
Send cover letter and resume, preferably by email, to:
woodx8 at yahoo.com
or write to: 

NMMC Jobsearch
424 Howe Drive
Crescent City, CA95531

Review begins immediately.  Closing date is November 15, 2011.

No phone calls. Please refer to the website: www.northcoastmmc.org.

NMMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
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