The President & CEO leads the staff of Kalamazoo Nature Center and is the most high-profile public representative of the organization. S/he has the ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the strategic directives of the Board are effectively completed. The President & CEO is charged with guiding the overall success of the organization at all levels. Key responsibilities are to:
Ensure that the mission and core values of the KNC are put into practice.
Guide the development and implementation of the overall organizational strategy and direction.
Provide vision and strategic leadership in crafting organizational goals and outcome metrics.
Ensure a sound financial foundation through hands-on fundraising and effective budgeting practices.
Foster a high-energy, goal-driven, team-oriented, accountable organization.
Inspire, mentor, manage and evaluate staff.
Cultivate influential relationships with community leaders, major donors, foundations and governmental agencies.
Represent and promote the work of the KNC as the chief spokesperson for the organization.
For more information on this position, please view the Position Guide here.