Blandford Nature Center | Grand Rapids, MI

Blandford Nature Center has the pleasure and privilege of serving the community through affordable and accessible contact with nature and educational programming. Their staff and volunteers work together, building strong relationships with a shared passion for the environment and spreading awareness and education to the public. At Blandford, everyone is welcome to participate in and enjoy what nature has to offer. They offer a wide variety of experiences to support their mission and vision through dynamic partnerships and innovative programming for all ages.

Blandford is excited to announce that they are looking for their next President and Chief Executive Officer – a role that is challenging, inspiring, and rewarding. Reporting to and working with the Board of Directors, you will ensure Blandford’s continued operational excellence.

As the President and CEO, you will elevate the legacy and reputation of Blandford and steer the organization to a successful and sustainable future. You will build upon their vision and articulate that vision to their stakeholders. With your drive for results and meticulous follow-through, you will lead the execution of their organizational goals. You will inspire support, grow their financials, and diversify their funding streams. You will create and cultivate an atmosphere of engagement, commitment, motivation, and respect. You will build consensus around key initiatives and issues and hold the team accountable.

This position will allow you the ability to connect organizational leadership and operational strength to a positive impact in the greater community. This is an opportunity for you to apply the wealth of experience, knowledge, and skills you have acquired throughout your career to enhance the effectiveness of our team and the programs we proudly offer.