Executive Director Opening
The Friends of Stonerose Fossils are seeking an Executive Director for a small, but important scientific, educational non-profit located in beautiful Republic, Washington. The director works under the direction of a 5-7 member Board and will be responsible for managing the overall operations of the Interpretive Center and Fossil Site which includes: providing a scientific, fun environment for both visitors and team members; establishing and maintaining community relations; meeting financial expectations; adhering to policy and procedures; and upholding our mission, philosophy and values. This is an exciting opportunity for a leader to take the helm, which is available due to a retirement, and start fresh, midway through a new capital campaign!
Stonerose has been in operation for 32 years and is a driving economic force for our County, hosting over 6,000 visitors every summer to our small, but vibrant community. We are in the first phase of a major capital campaign. The goal of the campaign is a permanent move to a much larger building in a more visible location, in order to build a world-class museum and environmental education center.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:
A degree in Business or Education or similar, or a comparable combination of education and experience as an Administrator and previous supervision experience,
Marketing, Fundraising, and work with non-profit organizations preferred. Interest in Science and Education is a plus.
A strong desire to make a difference in the community and a commitment to understand the needs of our residents
Ability to partner with all a variety of government, scientific, and tourism entities.
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to work independently with self-discipline and self-motivation
Travel and work schedule flexibility: This position requires up to 25% regional travel to marketing events and/or outreach events, which include overnight stays. Must be able and willing to have a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends to attend functions/events, as required.
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
Dependable, versatile, a multi-tasker
People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people
Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges
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Salary starts at $37,440. This position is available immediately, To apply, send a letter of interest and attach a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . Use “Director position” as a subject line. No in-person inquiries.