The Mississippi Forestry Association

Title: Executive Director
Location: Jackson, MS
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Effective Employment Date: As soon as possible after an offer of employment

Duties and Responsibilities:

The executive director serves as the chief staff officer of the association. The executive director is responsible for the operation of the headquarters; recruiting, hiring, development, supervision, performance review, discipline, and termination of all staff and contractors; establishing and adjusting all staff and contractor compensation; development and oversight of the association’s Strategic Plan; and administration of the association’s finances. The executive director administers and manages all areas of the association’s operations to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Strategic Plan. The executive director is responsible for the annual budgets of the Mississippi Forestry Association, Mississippi Forestry Foundation, Mississippi Tree Farm Committee, SFI State Implementation Committee, Professional Logging Manager Program, and Mississippi Forest Sustainability PAC, along with the reserves and other assets. The executive director must cooperate and communicate with all MFA staff and members and must complete tasks in a timely manner. The executive director must also be reliable and punctual.

Minimum Education and Experience: A bachelor’s degree in forestry or natural resources is preferred but not required. An advanced degree is preferred but not required.

To Apply: Send letter of application and resume including names, addresses, telephone/fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references.

Mail to:

Bob Naeger
Mississippi Forestry Association
6311 Ridgewood Road, Suite W405
Jackson, MS 39211

Additional inquiries or information:
Bob Naeger telephone: 601-497-5173
Email: [email protected]

MFA is an equal opportunity employer. MFA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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