U.S. Water Alliance now seeking applicants for new president, CEO

The U.S. Water Alliance has officially announced that it is seeking applicants for the position of president and chief executive officer to lead the organization's staff and board of directors.

Feb. 16, 2015 -- The U.S. Water Alliance (USWA) has officially announced that it is seeking applicants for the position of president and chief executive officer to lead the organization's staff and board of directors.

Reporting to the board, the new president and CEO will oversee USWA's overall strategic direction and operations. Further, he or she will be responsible for managing staff and contractors; supervising board relations, organizational planning and leadership; administering program development and management; and executing the organization's mission outlined in its strategic plan.

Based in Washington, DC. the responsibilities and duties of the position encompass: leadership and management; fundraising and communications; and planning and new business and will focus on propelling USWA into a new era of "one water" sustainability and value.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to USWA's mission and have proven experience in leading organizations or agencies; working with a board of directors or similar governance body; and communicating effectively in a variety of media and venues. The position also requires frequent, independent travel to locations around the country.

With regard to compensation, USWA's board will negotiate an employment contract with the successful applicant. Compensation will be based upon his or her experience and qualifications in line with the organization's budget. Paid vacation, health care and other benefits will be included in a final compensation package.

Candidates interested in applying for the position should email a letter of interest and up-to-date resume with at least three references to HR@uswateralliance.org by April 30, 2015. Receipt of applications will be acknowledged. The board may request one or more candidates to interview in person as part of its review of qualified candidates.

For more information on the specific responsibilities and qualifications of the position, click here.

See also:

"U.S. Water Alliance appoints new interim president"

"U.S. Water Alliance announces winners of 2015 U.S. Water Prize"


About the U.S. Water Alliance

The U.S. Water Alliance was formed in 2008 as a 501c3 nonprofit educational organization whose goal is to unite people and policy for one-water sustainability. The Alliance awards the U.S. Water Prize and organizes the One Water Leadership Summit annually. A broad cross-section of interests has come together through the Alliance to advance holistic, watershed-based solutions to water quality and quantity challenges. For more information, contact Lorraine Koss at 202.533.1819 or email lkoss@uswateralliance.org, or visit www.USWaterAlliance.org.

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