President and Executive Director, Seed Savers Exchange

Cincinnatus Published: May 14, 2019
Location
Decorah, Iowa
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
CEO/ Senior Mgmt/ Exec Director / Farm / Organics /
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Description

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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.

Position Overview

Cincinnatus is proud to present the following leadership position:

  • 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.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Preferred: Post-Baccalaureate degree or training in a related field.

Experience:

  • Required: 5 years of senior-level management experience in an organization of comparable size and complexity.
  • Preferred: 8 to 10 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

  • Please click "Apply on Company Website" below.
  • Applications are requested by 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 21st, 2019.

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