Located on 240 acres of forest and grassland bordered by Western Washington’s Snoqualmie River, Oxbow’s mission is to inspire people to eat healthy, sustainably grown food and to steward our natural resources for future generations. We have recently adopted a ten-year vision to dramatically increase our impact and reach, and to diversify our sources of funding.
We seek to become a vibrant hub for inspiration and learning, known for our creative and engaging year-round programming—a source for real-time practices that promote climate resilience and excite people to make choices in support of healthy food and a sustainable environment. We are seeking a senior-level Director of Programs to join the leadership team as we embark on these ambitious plans.
About the Position
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Programs will drive key operational and administrative functions to ensure Oxbow has the infrastructure needed to drive the organization’s success and impact. They will bring extensive nonprofit executive leadership experience and a demonstrated record of managing and enhancing the administration of a high-performing organization. The successful Director of Programs is a creative problem-solver who thrives on identifying solutions and focusing on what’s possible while facilitating strong collaboration and communication across the organization. They will bring strong emotional intelligence, authenticity, and a proven ability to help individuals and teams achieve their full potential.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Director of Programs will collaborate with the Executive Director and Director of Business Development in setting and driving organizational vision, strategy, operations, and reporting. The Director of Programs is responsible for operationalizing all programmatic functions – they will take the mission and vision from ideas to execution. The Director of Programs internal focus will allow the Executive Director to engage externally with critical community partners and funders.
This is a regular, full-time position, with a competitive compensation package, including 100% employer paid healthcare, annual dental stipend, generous holiday, vacation, and sick leave. Salary depends on qualifications.