Stang Decision Systems

Managing Director

Job Summary

Company:

Stang Decision Systems

Category:

General Management

Type:

Employee

Status:

Full Time

Relocation:

None

Industry:

All

Close Date:

11/21/13

Compensation:

100,000-135,000

Hours:

Not Applicable

Location:

Work from anywhere

Description

Position Summary:

The Managing Director is responsible for running the operations of the USDN (Urban Sustainability Directors Networkwhile sustaining high member satisfaction, facilitating peer exchange and collaboration, shaping and supporting the strategic decisions of the network, enlisting the talents of members to address common problems and opportunities, and fostering high value relationships with external partners for member collaborative projects.    

Position Responsibilities Include:

  • Helping the Planning Committee and members develop an annual strategic plan
  • Sustaining/increasing member connectivity and value creation
  • Brokering member collaborations
  • Supporting the expansion in size and capacity of regional networks
  • Providing oversight for various project consultants, including the Innovation Fund Manager
  • Fundraising and maintaining funder relationships
  • Fostering and managing external strategic alliances, including and beyond existing partnerships with the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities and C40 
  • Planning the USDN annual meeting to build connectivity and launch project collaborations
  • Managing the operations, $1.8 million budget, and 2-3 full time staff of USDN

Requirements

Minimum and preferred qualifications include:

  • Well organized, resourceful, collaborative, and cooperative
  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • 5 years of program management experience in sustainable development, environment, urban development, community development, economic development, or other related fields
  • 3 years of experience as a consultant to, employee of, or working in close coordination with municipal government
  • Knowledge of urban sustainability content and field participants 
  • Foundation fundraising experience

How to apply: USDN has retained Stang Decision Systems to develop and implement a comprehensive pre-hiring process. Begin the process today by applying online at www.usdnemployment.com