Mile High Flood District, CO is seeking an Executive Director. The purpose of this position is to preserve and grow the legacy of the Mile High Flood District (MHFD) in being the leader in floodplain and stormwater management, both regionally and nationally. Under general direction of the MHFD Board of Directors, the Executive Director serves as chief administrative officer of the District and is responsible for the overall strategic and operational management of the organization. This includes ensuring the effective implementation and evaluation of business plans, protecting financial assets, managing the workforce, overseeing the allocation of resources, recommending and carrying out policies of the Board, and ensuring compliance with all applicable requirements of the organization.
The ideal candidate will be a supportive, innovative, and strategic leader with unwavering commitment to public service and a strong understanding of the complexities of floodplain and stormwater management in Colorado. The ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with staff, the Board of Directors, and other local and regional stakeholders, coupled with a professional demeanor and a proven track record of sound fiscal, technical and personnel management is expected. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written are critical, as the Executive Director serves as the public face of the District with the media, local governments, and outside groups/agencies. As such, the ideal candidate should have a proven track record of working with local governments and building strong relationships with other agencies, including non-governmental entities. Strong interpersonal and management skills are essential; the successful candidate will possess the demonstrated ability to support and empower employees while dealing effectively with personnel matters as appropriate.