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Houston Audubon is a leading regional nonprofit and accredited land trust focused on protecting the natural environment for birds and people in the Houston Gulf Coast area. Our commitment to excellence in land conservation, environmental education, community engagement, and science is foundational to advancing the conservation of birds and their habitats and improving our community for people and other wildlife. We own and manage more than 4,100 acres of habitat, including 17 nature sanctuaries that serve as community assets, venues for quality education and recreation experiences, and collaborative research opportunities. The organization’s annual budget is between $1.8 to $2 million and is growing to fulfill the strategy.

President and CEO

Houston Audubon seeks a seasoned leader to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer, advancing the mission of conservation of birds and their habitats in the region. We envision a future where birds are thriving in healthy natural areas, people are inspired, and diverse communities are connecting through a shared appreciation of the avian world.

Hours per Week: 40
Workplace: Houston Audubon headquarters in West Houston
Reports to: Board of Directors

Postion Overview: The President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is accountable for the achievement of the organization’s mission, strategy and financial objectives and reports to the Board of Directors (BOD). The CEO builds and leads the management team, overseeing the departments of Land Conservation, Development, Education, Outreach and Engagement, and Operations, with 6 direct reports, and 24 staff members. The CEO provides strategic vision and ensures the affairs of the organization are carried out effectively, in a manner consistent with the mission, values, policies, and programs as adopted by the Board of Directors.

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Thank you for your interest in advancing the conservation of birds and positively impacting their supporting environments. We look forward to meeting you!