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President - National

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Canada (British Columbia) - America North
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Board & Executives
Deadline 30/06/2014
Company Name Bird Studies Canada
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Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Bird Studies Canada (BSC) is a national charitable organization dedicated to advancing the understanding, appreciation, and conservation of wild birds and their habitats through research, monitoring, "Citizen Science," and education.

We are currently seeking applicants for the position of President, located at our National Headquarters in Port Rowan, Ontario.

The President, under the general direction of the Board and its policies, provides strategic and operational leadership to BSC. He/she provides counsel and advice to the Board and directs the staff in all aspects of BSC's science, conservation, and education programs and projects, and in administration and financial management. The President is the senior representative for BSC in a wide range of fora including at national and international levels. The position requires scientific knowledge, leadership ability, business acumen, communications skills, managerial skills, and high interrelational skills.

The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. or equivalent in a field related to nature conservation. He/she must have demonstrated experience in research and applied conservation and stewardship. In addition, the successful applicant must have extensive program and personnel management experience at a senior level.

The salary range for the position is $103,000 to $136,000. A full position description is available at www.birdscanada.org/download/BSCPresident.pdf.

While BSC appreciates all applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Further information on Bird Studies Canada can be found at www.birdscanada.org.

Please send a letter of interest in this position, along with a curriculum vitae and available references (3), by June 30, 2014 to:


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