Network of Oregon Watershed Councils Seeks Executive Director

by Jason Faucera

Network of Oregon Watershed Councils is seeking an Executive Director. Details of the position and instructions for applying can be found on the NOWC Jobs & Grants page.

Reporting to a committed Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for strategic direction and overall leadership of the organization. S/he serves as the public face of the organization and works with watershed councils statewide and other partners to collaboratively advance the mission. The Executive Director works in a political environment, tracking legislative actions and interfacing with elected officials.

The Executive Director leads all organizational activities, including financial, programmatic, strategic and administrative functions. S/he also coordinates with the existing leadership, staff and partner organizations to shape the future evolution of the organization and its programs. S/he works closely with the Board of Directors to ensure NOWC’s financial integrity and strategic excellence.

NOWC is financially sound and maintains a robust network of partners and collaborators. However, NOWC seeks to expand programs by developing new capacity and funding to allow enhanced program development. To be effective, the Executive Director will need to strengthen NOWC’s brand with stakeholders and engage them in all aspects of the organization.