Merck Forest & Farmland Center, a not-for-profit corporation located in Rupert, VT, is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director.
The director leads and collaborates with the Board of Directors, staff, local communities, and regional leaders in the areas of natural resource management and sustainable organic agriculture. Teaching and demonstration of innovative forest and farm management techniques are particular areas of focus. The director handles all aspects of human resource management, financial management, and operational oversight of all programs initiated by the organization.
A bachelor’s degree and demonstrated success in resource management and environmental education are essential qualifications. Competency with fiscal management tools and the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively will be assumed. We seek a candidate who can continue the programmatic initiatives already under way while looking to the future with a vision as to what may be added.
A Position Description and additional information may be found at www.merckforest.org
. Applications including a cover letter and resume should be mailed to: Search Committee, Merck Forest & Farmland Center, PO Box 86, Rupert, VT 05768, not later than April 30, 2009.