Chief Executive Officer

Grand Canyon Conservancy

Grand Canyon, Arizona

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details DOE

Grand Canyon Conservancy

Grand Canyon Conservancy, the official philanthropic and collaborative partner of Grand Canyon National Park, seeks applications and nominations for its next Chief Executive Officer.

Founded in 1932, Grand Canyon Conservancy (GCC) is a 501(c)(3) that supports Grand Canyon National Park to safeguard natural and cultural resources, protect indigenous people and connected communities, and create memorable experiences for visitors. Given the strength of its partnership with Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, GCC is uniquely positioned to amplify the park's strategic goals and to serve as a leader among park partners nationally. GCC also has an ambitious capital campaign underway to coincide with the 100th anniversary in 2032 to support these goals.

The next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will join GCC at a pivotal time and be instrumental in inspiring and executing the next phase of strategic growth and excellence for the Conservancy. Alongside a dedicated Board of Directors and mission-driven staff, the CEO will set organizational priorities in alignment with its partners at Grand Canyon National Park with the goal of positively impacting over five million park visitors annually and to further expand the park’s reach. The CEO will be a strategic, collaborative, and inspirational leader who will provide vision and oversight of a broad portfolio of revenue streams and philanthropic initiatives.

The CEO will be expected to address the following key opportunities and challenges:

  • Provide visionary leadership and strategic partnership to drive impact
  • Execute on GCC’s ambitious philanthropic goals
  • Strengthen and expand financial and operational capacity for long-term sustainability
  • Foster a world-class team
  • Build and sustain an excellent working relationship with the Board of Directors

Grand Canyon Conservancy has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process/until the position is filled. For more details, including the full position profile and to submit inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications, please see the Isaacson, Miller website for the search: https://apptrkr.com/5275410 . Electronic submission of materials is required.

Cati Mitchell-Crossley, Luciano Zuniga, and Thea Kosmack
Isaacson, Miller
1000 Sansome Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94111

Grand Canyon Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Category Admin & Leadership, General / Stewardship, Land Trust