The Mendocino County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) is seeking a dynamic, professional Executive Director (ED) to join our natural resources team. The MCRCD service district (District) includes all of Mendocino County, an area of approximately 2 million acres, including the cities of Ukiah, Point Arena, Fort Bragg, and Willits. MCRCD maintains three offices and employs 13 full-time staff engaged in sustainable agriculture, water resources conservation, forest health, and land stewardship. The ED leads the delivery of services as outlined by the District’s Strategic Plan. This position requires the ability to effectively communicate the MCRCD’s goals, activities, roles, and responsibilities to other agencies, organizations, and individuals as well as oversee administrative and budgetary functions. MCRCD works in collaboration with state and federal partners, including the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service as well as nonprofits and stakeholder groups. Reporting to MCRCD’s Board of Directors the ED oversees District staff and consultants, project planning and implementation including securing funding sources which are primarily, but not exclusively, grant based. The ED works collaboratively and serves as a role model for staff by supporting the mission, vision, and values of the MCRCD.
We are looking for an exemplary leader who:
- Is a team builder,
- Demonstrates managerial courage and stability,
- Is an inclusive and creative leader that fosters shared vision and purpose,
- Is a strategist and a systems and process thinker,
- Is a consummate professional,
- Is an interpersonal relationship-builder, and
- A person of great integrity and trust.
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