North American Lake Management Society Seeks Executive Director

The North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) is seeking a dedicated and motivated Executive Director with demonstrated leadership, organization development, and financial skills.

Since 1980, NALMS has been forging partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster sound management and protection of lakes and reservoirs for today and tomorrow. Lake management is viewed within a watershed context reaching beyond lakes to include land use, streams, wetlands and even estuaries. An annual symposium, quarterly magazine and professional journal extend lake management information to its members and others interested in lakes. NALMS is a 501 (c) 3 membership organization based in Madison, Wisconsin with an international Board of Directors.

The primary responsibilities of the Executive Director are to accomplish the organization’s vision and strategic direction, to raise and manage funds, to develop and expand membership, to supervise staff and support the Board of Directors, and to oversee programs and day-to-day operations. Please visit for a detailed position description and other organizational information.

Desired qualifications include at least five years of proven leadership experience in a comparable organization; a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, business, organizational development or public/non-profit administration (Master’s preferred); experience with personnel and office management; excellent written and verbal communication skills with audiences of varied backgrounds and interests. Some travel required, salary and relocation expenses negotiable. NALMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please email resume, salary history and four professional references to Dick Osgood at: by July 27, 2007. Inquiries may be made to Dick Osgood or Sharon Anderson at: – Please do not make inquiries to the NALMS office.

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