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Sustainable Job Opportunity: Full-Time President & CEO Kalamazoo Nature Center - Michigan

Oyin MA, United States 0 Ratings 6 Discussions 0 Group posts

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Sustainable Job Opportunity: Full-Time President & CEO Kalamazoo Nature Center - Michigan

Kalamazoo Nature Center seeks an accomplished leader who demonstrates a keen understanding of and passion for the organization’s unique mission. The person must be ready to join with the Board to lead KNC in pursuing strategic goals in environmental conservation, education and research through a proven ability in fundraising, program oversight, collaborative ventures and constituency building.

The ideal candidate will have a background that includes a rigorous understanding of the environmental and conservation sector, financial and staff management combined with an extraordinary understanding of philanthropy, and proven success in raising significant funds from individuals, foundations, corporations, and public entities on behalf of mission and organization.

The successful candidate will have relevant executive management experience in a nonprofit and/or mission focused organization; exceptional interpersonal skills and an inclusive team-oriented leadership style; a personal commitment to fostering a multicultural, diverse organization; the ability to inspire and motivate staff and volunteers; proven fundraising skills and the ability and desire to cultivate influential relationships with all KNC stakeholder constituencies; the capability to envision and chart meaningful organization growth while maintaining a strong sustainable foundation; a positive perspective that encourages a little fun along the way; and executive level achievements in the fields of environmental education, advocacy, policy, research, business, and/or law. A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university is required; a Ph.D. in environmental sciences, conservation or other aligned fields is highly desired.

To apply, please send a current resume and letter of introduction to Kittleman & Associates at

For more information about the Kalamazoo Nature Center, please visit



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