Executive Director, Botanical Society of America

Location
Saint Louis, Missouri
Salary
Up to $130,000 + benefits
Posted
September 14 2017
Ref
BSA ED
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Non-Profit
Job Type
Other

Executive Director, Botanical Society of America

The Botanical Society of America (BSA), an affiliate organization of the Missouri Botanical Garden, is searching for an energetic and innovative Executive Director (ED) to lead a dynamic staff of nine at its St. Louis headquarters (visit https://www.botany.org/ for more information about the Society).  Applicants for this position should provide evidence of effective leadership and management experiences, as well as an understanding of how a non-profit organization functions.  Responsibilities of the ED include directing the daily operations of the BSA and overseeing fiscal management and growth for the organization, including leading development activities.  The ED will also promote the involvement of the BSA in national public policy and science activities, serving as a spokesperson and advocate for the organization.  A degree in science is preferred, but not required. To be considered, applicants must apply on-line (https://missouribotanicalgarden.applicantpro.com/jobs/636331.html), and submit: an updated C.V.; the names and contact information for four references (do not send letters of recommendation); and a personal statement that describes relevant background and skills, management style, and vision for the organization. Questions about the position may be sent to SearchComm@botany.org.  Screening of applications will begin on November 1, with a negotiable starting date in the summer of 2018.  The MBG is an equal opportunity employer.