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President and Executive Director - Seed Savers Exchange

Decorah IA

Cincinnatus is proud to present the following leadership position:

Since 1975, Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) has been committed to conserving and promoting America’s culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations. Based in Decorah, Iowa, this nonprofit organization has a national membership of over 13,000 individuals, manages an annual budget of $6M, and employs over 50 full-time staff.

This position provides a great opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Seed Savers’ mission, who embraces the opportunity to promote a vibrant organization that is adaptive, collaborative, and empowered, and who is eager to engage with the vital community and scenic environment of Northeast Iowa.

Reporting to the Seed Savers Exchange Board of Directors, the President/Executive Director is responsible for facilitating implementation of the organization’s strategic direction while providing guidance and leadership for its day-to-day operations.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

EDUCATION:

• Required: Bachelor’s Degree.

• Preferred: Post-Baccalaureate degree or training in a related field.

 

EXPERIENCE:

• Required: Five years of senior-level management experience in an organization of comparable size and complexity.

• Preferred: Eight to ten years of senior-level management experience in an organization of comparable size and complexity.

 

COMPENSATION:

The salary range is $100,000 to $110,000, and includes participation in the organization’s comprehensive benefits plan.

 

TO APPLY: Applications are requested by 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 21st, 2019.

To apply, interested candidates should apply via the Cincinnatus online portal at this link: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/c0c273d740ac4c8c9e1460b6bef5b36e

(This link can also be found at www.Cincinnatus.com).

Posted May 14, 2019



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