Now Hiring: President & CEO of CPC
As the Center for Plant Conservation continues its search for our next President and CEO, we wanted to share a reminder that while the priority application period has closed, we are still accepting applications for the role. If you or someone you know are interested in bringing your expertise and enthusiasm to our work, please submit your application. We have received several exciting applications at this stage, but we want to be certain we don’t miss any candidates!
We are seeking a visionary leader to move the organization forward in its mission to conserve rare plants and support global environmental resiliency. Working collaboratively with an engaged Board of Trustees, the President and CEO is responsible for stewarding the organization’s ongoing operations, its long-term strategy, and financial security. Leading a dedicated team of staff, the President serves as the voice and face of the organization, frequently communicating with both public and scientific audiences. CPC’s leader oversees the development of CPC programs and maintains strong, mutually reinforcing relationships with a dynamic, cohesive network of partner institutions whose research and initiatives form the foundation of CPC’s work.
The Center for Plant Conservation is a one-of-a-kind network that unites leading plant conservationists from botanical gardens, arboretums, and other plant- and conservation-focused organizations to work collaboratively to save imperiled plants throughout their native range in the United States and internationally. We seek a champion for plant conservation and environmental resiliency to serve as CPC’s next President and Chief Executive Officer and to lead CPC’s operations and strategic initiatives.
- Organizational Leadership, Strategy, and Management
- Staff Leadership
- Board Relations
- Financial Management and Fundraising
- Communications and Outreach
- Program Oversight
- Relationship Building, Collaboration, and Network Management
CPC’s headquarters is located at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, California, operated by the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, a CPC Participating Institution. Periodic remote work is possible. Regular travel is expected.
Late Fall 2022
Detailed Position Information
The complete Position Specification can be found here.
Please visit the Protrero Group website and select “Apply.”
Interested candidates should apply by August 1, 2022, for priority consideration. Applications should include a resume and a cover letter describing your qualifications that match the position criteria and what you will bring to the role.
Please contact Potrero Group Managing Director, Andrew Leider at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.