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Corps Director, Conservation Corps North Carolina with Conservation Legacy in Raleigh, NC

Type of position Full time, Exempt
Employer Conservation Legacy
Location Raleigh, NC
Salary Starting at $55,000
Closing date of competition Open until filled
Date position available 11/1/2020
Description of duties

The Corps Director is responsible for leading operations within their service communities, including building local and regional partnerships, ensuring adequate resources exist for programming through the development and effective financial management, being responsive and adaptive to changing internal and external environments,  and ensuring consistent alignment and compliance with Conservation Legacy’s policies and strategic direction. A primary responsibility of any Corps Director is to support local teams of staff and members through the development of innovative programs, high-quality training, targeted coaching and mentoring, and effective communication. This position acts as the public key ambassador for the mission, vision, and values of Conservation Legacy and the North Carolina Conservation Corps within their local community and is a member Conservation Legacy’s National Management team, Eastern Regional Leadership and Development teams, and internal and external committees as applicable.

For a complete job description visit https://conservationlegacy.org/work-with-us

Qualifications sought

Physical Requirements:

Periodic overnight travel and non-traditional work hours, inclusive of weekend and evening hours. To successfully perform essential functions this position is required to sit, stand, walk, speak and hear. This position may be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl on an infrequent basis. They must be able to operate office equipment, telephone, and computer. The ability to drive an organizational vehicle is also required. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. To successfully perform essential functions, the Corps Directors must be able to, travel several miles on uneven, rocky terrain, lift and carrying 50 lbs, and operate office equipment, telephone, and computer. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Exhibits the ability to effectively work on diverse teams or?with a variety of populations, including those underrepresented at our organization and those of BIPOC communities.
  • Experience with influencing diverse groups of employees to achieve common goals.
  • The ability to carry out assigned work independently or with minimal supervision.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, manage complexity, cultivate innovation, drive and influence results of oneself and others.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in youth development or corps field.
  • Minimum 5 years in a leadership role of a non-profit or alike organization.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and capacity to work in a fluid, changing work environment with minimal supervision.
  • Commitment to continual learning, including welcoming feedback as an opportunity for growth.
  • Entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving.
  • Familiarity with general database management and CRM systems.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs and applications, or similar platforms.
  • Ability to keep others, in remote locations, accountable to expectations.
  • Must be able to pass the organization’s criminal history check and driving record requirements.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous experience with federal funding agreements, including applications, management, and reporting.
  • Experience leading Conservation Legacy programs, members or administrative systems.
  • Experience managing conservation service or natural resource management projects.
Contact for additional information Questions on the application process should be directed to: Gail Loveland Barille at gbarille@conservationlegacy.org.
Application procedure  
Submit what Submit a resume and cover letter. The Cover Letter must include a response to the following question: Provide some examples of your experience working effectively with diverse communities, including those specific to the BIPOC community & other underrepresented populations, in personal or professional context
Submit to To Apply: Send Cover letter and resume to Gail Loveland Barille at gbarille@conservationlegacy.org and include the word “Applicant” in the subject line.
Additional Information Conservation Legacy is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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