Executive Director (MN) - Upper Mississippi River Basin Association

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Deadline: June 30, 2017
*Opportunity is based in St. Paul, MN

The Executive Director is responsible for all UMRBA administrative duties and policy- and program -related initiatives.  This includes:

•Regularly consult with, and provide counsel to, UMRBA’s Board (i.e., Governor-appointed representatives of its five member states) regarding organizational strategy, priorities, policies, and program development.

•Communicate, promote, and implement the member states’ joint priorities and perspectives regarding water resource-related issues in the Upper Mississippi River Basin.

•Manage UMRBA’s program activities, studies, and research.

•Coordinate with state and federal agencies, elected officials, policy makers, opinion leaders, scientists, and nongovernmental organizations, including industry and nonprofit interest groups.

•Represent UMRBA at national and regional meetings.

•Administer UMRBA’s financial and personnel matters; including budgeting, investment management, accounting oversight, and negotiating and executing contracts and other financial agreements