Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Centre Opportunities

The BVRC is looking for an Executive Director!


The executive director (ED) is responsible for establishing and executing major goals and objectives for the organization. The ED will implement policies established by the board of directors, provide leadership, direction and guidance to the organization’s activities, and will analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of all organizational operations. The ED will also develop and maintain the organizational structure including effective personnel and coordinate major activities through subcontracts. The ED will represent the organization to regulatory bodies, other agencies, community and civic organizations, donors, funders and supporters, and the general public.


A degree in a field related to the sustainability of natural or cultural resources. A master’s degree would be preferred and experience managing a non-profit organization including finances. The position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with diverse people and organizations. The ideal candidate will also have experience working with communities, building or delivering research projects, and developing successful research proposals.

Located in Smithers, BC 

How to Apply:

Please contact Adrian deGroot at info@bvcentre.ca

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