JOB TITLE: ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
REPORTS TO: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The Wetlands Conservancy is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) Associate Director to design, implement and oversee systems focused on efficient financial management and human resource management, office and operational management, regulatory compliance and organizational sustainability. Candidates should have a Bachelors degree or higher in public sector/non-profit finance, non-profit or public administration or related field and a minimum of 5 years of related operations and accounting experience with a non-profit organization or educational institution or a comparable level of work experience and education.
The Wetlands Conservancy is an accredited land trust celebrating 35 years as the only organization in Oregon dedicated to working in partnership with communities statewide to permanently protect, conserve and restore Oregon’s greatest wetlands. We have a motivated staff of five, an active Board, and highly engaged volunteers.
The successful candidate must share the organization’s commitment to the conservation of land and have a keen interest in the mission of the Conservancy. She/he must be independent, highly organized, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a keen attention to detail, while able to effectively manage multiple projects, budgets and staff. Applicants should understand non-profit financial best practices, human resource best practices, non-profit regulatory compliance and a solid understanding of office and information technology, so as to manage systems and vendors.
The position is located in Portland, Oregon.
CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Associate Director designs, implements, and oversees systems focused on efficient financial and human resources, office and operational management, regulatory compliance, and organizational sustainability. The Associate Director is part of The Wetlands Conservancy’s leadership team to develop strategic direction and overall management of the organization under the guidance of the Executive Director. The Associate Director reports to The Executive Director and will also interact with the board president and treasurer. The Associate Director will act as a staff member of the Board of Directors Finance Committee and will work with The Executive Director and Board of Directors Executive and Fundraising Committees. Core duties and responsibilities include:
EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:
sector accounting. Nonprofit experience or training with knowledge of land trusts in
particular is preferred, particularly in grants management or grants administration.
accounting standards and ensuring exemplary audit reviews.
financial and technical information in a manner that is easy for others to understand.
QuickBooks, and Dropbox.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The Wetlands Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer, is an equal opportunity employer, without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion or national origin.
Application review will begin on February 1, 2017, however this position will remain open until filled. Applications will be accepted via email ONLY. No calls please. Your application should include the following:
Please send a single email including your less than 10MB application to: email@example.com with the words “Associate Director” in the subject line.
We will acknowledge receipt of your application via return email and contact you as we proceed further into the recruitment and selection process. We appreciate your interest in the Wetlands Conservancy.