Center Director, Audubon Center at Debs Park

The National Audubon Society

Los Angeles, California

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Compensation range: 100 K yearly
Required Experience 7+ years

The Center Director at the Audubon Center at Debs Park will be a strategic visionary leader, fundraiser, and charismatic facilitator with the ability to work in partnership with key internal and external stakeholder groups. The Center Director will develop a compelling vision and execute against that vision, growing the Audubon Center at Debs Park into a center for conservation action with a hemispheric impact on people and birds.


The Center Director will be responsible for all aspects of planning, developing, operating, and managing the Center, including alignment of the Center’s conservation, engagement, and education efforts with Audubon’s new strategic plan. The successful candidate will be an experienced community-builder, effective communicator, and change leader with the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders within the organization as well as with the community, policymakers, and funders.


Reporting to Audubon California’s Deputy Director, the Center Director will work to integrate the Center’s activities with other Audubon Centers and offices in California and across the Flyway to help deliver conservation impact at scale. The Center Director’s team includes two program staff and an operations and facilities manager.


Center Directors at Audubon are supported by the Audubon network team, their state conservation team, and the organizational capacity of the National Audubon Society. The core purpose of Audubon centers is threefold:

  • Fostering conservation action at the personal and collective levels for birds and the places they, and we all, need;
  • Engaging and cultivating a diverse, cross-generational group of conservationists; and,
  • Creating pathways to integrate community perspectives and issues with Audubon priorities.

Applicants should apply via the link below.


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Category Admin & Leadership, General / Stewardship, Wildlife
Tags Nature Center, Ornithology