Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2008 10:36 AM
Subject: Executive Director Opportunity
Sustain Dane reach a wide and diverse audience to announce our search for a
dynamic Executive Director by forwarding this position announcement to your
contacts and networks in the community.
appreciation and excitement,
Board of Directors
seeks an experienced, dynamic Executive Director to capture the opportunity to
take our organization to the next level. Building on our excellent
reputation for being a well-respected collaborator and agent of change as well
as six years of sustained growth and development, we now seek a candidate who
can further accelerate the needed changes in the greater Madison area. We seek
a candidate to provide leadership and work with the staff and Board of
Directors in a strategic manner to accelerate the transformation of the greater
Madison area into a sustainable and resilient community. For more
background on recent Sustain Dane accomplishments see: http://www.sustaindane.org/Pages/RecentAchievements.htm.
Director's primary job will be to guide new efforts to significantly enhance
the scale and scope of sustainability oriented outcomes/direction in the
Madison area. We are looking for candidates with:
7 to 10 years
in a leadership role at an organization;
record of success;
cultivate strong working relationships with staff, board members, and key
leaders in the community;
in motivation, consensus building, community engagement, and communication;
and a background in sustainability are preferred.
with the preferred candidate’s experience.
will remain open until the appropriate candidate is identified, with first
round interviews beginning in mid-November and a strong desire to fill the
position by the end of the year. For the latest information on the hiring
timeline visit Sustain Dane’s website (link below).
Director Job Description
Please visit www.sustaindane.org.
Please submit a
cover letter and resume to bryant@... or by mail. Please include in
your cover letter answers to the following two questions: Why do you
want to lead Sustain Dane? What do you feel are some of the keys to
creating a truly sustainable community?