Executive Director

Metro Flood Diversion Authority; Fargo, ND

Job Details

  • Job Function: Executive Director (Non-profit)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $150,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Website: http://www.fmdiversion.com
  • Where: 211 9th St. S Fargo, ND

Post Date: Mar 6 2018

To be considered, submit your resume (including months and years of employment) with cover letter, current salary and six work-related references (including a range of direct reports, peers, and supervisors) by applying on our website: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=221 The first review of resumes will take place on Friday, April 6, 2018. For further information contact: Pam Derby CPS HR Consulting Ph: 916 263-1401


The Metro Flood Diversion Authority (MFDA), a political subdivision of the State of North Dakota, is seeking an innovative, dynamic leader to oversee the administration of an historic $2+ billion flood diversion construction project.

The ideal candidate is an accomplished, visionary, strategic leader who ideally possesses: understanding of complex project finance, budget and programming procedures; a track record of completing projects on time and on budget under sometimes challenging circumstances; exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively represent MFDA across a diverse range of stakeholders; the ability to translate strategic plans into detailed goals and objectives; a recognized level of credibility and the ability to quickly establish mutual trust and respect; the interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence and political astuteness necessary to build and maintain effective working relationships; the ability to develop and grow the governance capacity of the Board; and, strong collaboration and negotiation skills coupled with resiliency, persistence and patience.

A Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, or related field and 10+ years of experience at an equal or prerequisite level for the responsibilities and duties of the position are expected. MBA/MPA is preferred, but not required.

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