New Job Executive Director In Yukon

Executive Director

Company : Yukon Invasive Species Council
Salary : $45 - $50 an hour
Location : Yukon

Full Description

Executive Director
Yukon Invasive Species Council
Whitehorse, YT
Part Time
Compensation: $45 to $50 Hourly

    Environmental & Natural Resources

Closing Date
November 8th at 5pm MST
Job Level
Senior management
Intended job posting audience
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

We are looking for a leader who will embrace the challenges and opportunities of the role of Executive Director (ED) moving toward YISC’s goals. A leader who is passionate about nature, actively seeks out strategic collaborations, is a compelling public speaker, can skillfully manage our organization, and knows the importance of taking the time to get out on the land.

The Executive Director position with YISC is a contract for service opportunity and the successful candidate will be required to provide their own workspace, computer and software, etc. Working hours will be 25 hours per week with some weekends and evenings included for meetings, forums, workshops, retreats, etc. Time off can be arranged with the Board of Directors but there will be periods of time that the ED will be required to be on hand; during most of the summer for the hands-on activities, the annual general meeting, etc.

Type: Part-time, two-year position with option for renewal.

Job Location: Remote and Whitehorse, Yukon

Compensation Approach: Salary range for this contract for service role is $45.00/hr - $50.00/hr depending on experience and qualifications.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Management, marketing and fundraising, and strategic planning skills
  • General office management and human resources skills
  • Basic knowledge of financial management
  • Experience working in a nonprofit setting
  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent education and/or experience in a related field such as office management, business management, or geography, biology, ecology or environmental studies
  • Basic knowledge of environmental issues
  • Basic knowledge of social media
  • Interest in the environment and in “Keeping the Yukon Natural”

We are looking for an ED who is:

  • Adaptable
  • Ethical
  • Collaborative
  • Good communicator
  • Creative and innovative
  • Organized

Detailed job description available on request and on our website.

Additional Application Instructions

Email resumes and cover letters ATTN: YISC ED Hiring Team at [email protected] The full job description can be requested by email or accessed on the About Us section of our website: Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Yukon Invasive Species Council (YISC) is an equal opportunity organization committed to building and fostering a fair and inclusive community that values diversity and encourages respect for all. We welcome applicants across any racial identity, colour, ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, first language, disability, protected veteran status, Indigenous status, or any other legally-protected factors. We recognize the value of identifying and removing barriers for any applicants interested in applying. Please contact us to start a conversation about different accommodations available.