Executive Director

The Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) Board of Directors is seeking a dynamic Executive Director to lead the Association of State Wetland Managers. ASWM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization established in 1983 to promote and enhance protection and management of wetland resources, to promote application of sound science to wetland management efforts and to provide training and education for our members and the public. ASWM’s members and partners include states and tribes, federal agencies, nonprofit partners, wetland professionals, educators, and wetland enthusiasts. ASWM is a growing organization, with an engaged board and highly productive staff. The work environment at ASWM is fast-paced, responding to ongoing and emerging needs across the country, evolving tools and technologies, and relationships with partners and experts.

The Executive Director acts as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization, is responsible for the overall management of the organization. In collaboration with the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) Board of Directors, the Executive Director provides direction to the organization in accordance with the organization’s vision and mission. The Executive Director works under the general oversight of the Board and serves as the primary representative of the organization.

The Executive Director provides direction, oversight and overall management, planning, vision and leadership for all aspects of ASWM, including programs and services, finance, human resources, grant and contract resource development, office resources, membership development and services, communications, and board development. The Executive Director assumes a leadership role nationally, partnering with states and collaborating with all levels of government, other nonprofits, the business community, foundations and supporters. The Executive Director works with the Board and staff to establish vision, policies, strategic focus, priorities, and general scope of programs that ASWM will deliver.

Location: Windham, Maine

Deadline: March 2, 2018

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