The Executive Director serves as chief executive of Tucson Audubon Society (TAS) and, in partnership with the Board, is responsible for its success. Together, the Board and Executive Director assure Tucson Audubon Society’s relevance to the community, the accomplishment of the mission and vision, and accountability to its members and donors.
The Board delegates responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the Executive Director, who has the authority to carry out these responsibilities in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board. The Executive Director will exercise broad leadership and management responsibility in developing regional conservation policy, initiatives, and public programming. The Executive Director is responsible for administrative oversight of the organization to ensure consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives, while providing direction and enabling to the Board as it carries out its governance functions.
Duties and responsibilities include administration and management, policy development, fund raising, strategic planning, public relations, membership growth, financial health, and cultivating new and existing funding and program opportunities.
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Application review begins 3/1/18 and will remain open until filled. Tucson Audubon offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Tucson Audubon Society (TAS), one of the largest and most respected Audubon chapters in the U.S., seeks an experienced, visionary leader to work with Board, staff, and investors to take our organization to its next level. Founded in 1949 and located in beautiful southeastern Arizona, TAS inspires people to enjoy and protect birds through recreation, education, conservation, and restoration of the environment. We work to connect people to their natural world through birds, and to foster the responsible and sustainable use of our natural resources.
TAS leads the way for this critical birding region in land conservation science and implementation, and environmental education for children and adults. TAS has three locations, two nature shops, the successful Southeast Arizona Birding Festival, and a reputation for its professional publications: the Vermilion Flycatcher, bird checklists, and Finding Birds in Southeast Arizona (book and app).