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Executive Director Job Posting;

The Alberta Invasive Species Council (AISC) is a non-profit organization committed to reducing the impacts of invasive species on Alberta and Albertans.  Formed in 2006, AISC has been the leading voice in Alberta on invasive species issues and their management.  The AISC vision is “Prevention Inspired: Alberta Protected”. 

Executive Director,

Based in the Edmonton or Calgary area, Full-time/part-time, salary based on skills and experience, Starting date: January 1st, 2017

The Executive Director, reporting to the Chair, is responsible for leading and managing the overall operations of the AISC and implementing the strategic direction developed in conjunction with the Board of Directors. 

Key responsibilities include:

Planning, developing and delivering all AISC programs, Hiring and managing all staff and contractors,  Budgeting and management of AISC finances, Obtaining funding to deliver AISC programs, Developing and delivering key messages, Collaborating with a wide variety of stakeholders, Acting as spokesperson for the organization and invasive species issues.

Successful candidates will have: University degree in a related field (agriculture, biology, ecology  or environmental sciences), Membership (or eligibility) in the Alberta Institute of Agrologists or other Alberta professional association, Five or more years of experience with non-profit management, invasive species  and public speaking, Home office with an effective work environment. 

How to Apply; Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to by 5:00 pm on November 7th, 2016.  While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

For more information, please review the JOB DESCRIPTION


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