LOCATION: Flexible: Home office within reasonable commuting distance from Toledo, OH or Fort Wayne, IN
American Rivers’ Clean Water Supply program seeks to ensure all people have access to clean water and a healthy river. We do this by working with municipalities to integrate their water management practices, utilize natural infrastructure, and engage marginalized communities in water decision-making.
The Director position leads the development and implementation of American Rivers’ Clean Water Supply program work in the Great Lakes region and will serve as the national coordinator for the Clean Water Supply program’s new Just Water initiative, which focuses on supporting, connecting and convening community-based organizations on issues regarding water infrastructure. As part of the Just Water work in the Great Lakes, the Director will serve as the Western Lake Erie Basin coordinator for the Urban Waters Federal Partnership. The Director works collaboratively with national, regional and local partners to improve water quality and river health through advocacy, education, technical assistance, and facilitation. Through the Just Water initiative, the Director will work with local and regional community-based organizations to support those organizations own efforts to advocate for improved water management practices and to help elevate their issues to a national level. The Director will present on policy initiatives and programmatic work at professional workshops and conferences. The Director will be responsible for writing and editing blog posts, white papers, and reports in support of their work. The Director will be responsible for managing budgets and fundraising efforts including proposal writing and reporting. The Director reports to the Senior Director of the Clean Water Supply Program.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary is commensurate with experience. Full-time employee benefits include health, dental and life insurance, a retirement plan, and generous leave time.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter at https://americanrivers.bamboohr.com/jobs/ No phone calls please.
American Rivers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply
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