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Agri-Futures NS – Bible Hill, NS
|Organization Profile: Agri-Futures Nova Scotia, a not-for-profit association, is located in Bible Hill, Nova Scotia. Since 1997, Agri-Futures Nova Scotia has been working to support and encourage research and innovation dedicated to increasing competitiveness and profitability within NS’s agricultural sector. The Association is governed and led by a 10 member Board of Directors, all farmers with extensive industry experience. The Board is seeking a dynamic and innovative professional to become our new Executive Director, to lead Agri-Futures through the development and implementation of a comprehensive food system plan for Nova Scotia.
Job Description: The Executive Director is responsible for managing the mandate of Agri-Futures Nova Scotia. This senior staff position supports the organization with leadership, strategic planning, problem solving, and development of new initiatives, project management, budgeting, facility management, and human resource management. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.
The primary responsibilities of the Executive Director include:
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Experience: 5 or more years of work experience within the agriculture industry and management experience in the non-profit sector is considered an asset.
Personal characteristics – approachable, flexible, ethical, innovative, reliable, collaborative, compassionate, and enthusiastic.
Start Date is projected to be mid-July 2017. Salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and ability. Health, dental and vision benefits package available. One year term contract.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your application package to the Board Chair at admin(at)agri-futures.ns.ca or by applying online on or before Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
The package should include:
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest!