POSITION SUMMARY: River Network, a nationally focused nonprofit organization (approximately 20 staff working across the country, a $3M annual operating budget, and 30+ year track record) seeks a Vice President of Finance, Operations, and People to serve as a vital member of our Leadership Team alongside President/CEO, Vice President of Philanthropy, Vice President of River Programs, and Senior Director of River Programs. The Vice President of Finance, Operations, and People leads the team responsible for financial strategy, budgeting, human resources, IT support, currently consisting of approximately 2 FTEs, including staff and external contractors. River Network anticipates growing this capacity to 3 FTEs, including a combination of staff and external contractors, supporting the vision of the new Vice President of Finance, Operations, and People. Together, this team leads River Network’s annual budget development process in collaboration with relevant staff; tracks financial progress and reports to staff, board members and funders; supports cash management; delivers or oversees the delivery of human resources and the administration of benefits; and support the systems and technology necessary for a dispersed team. This role connects River Network’s most valuable assets—its people— to its operational processes. We are looking for a mission-driven team player with an entrepreneurial spirit who is excited about helping achieve a future where everyone has access to affordable, clean water and healthy rivers. The right candidate will also have a potent ability to build trust and rapport with staff, board members, and external colleagues and contractors.
ABOUT RIVER NETWORK: River Network envisions a future of clean and ample water for people and nature, where local caretakers are well-equipped, effective and courageous champions for our rivers. River Network’s mission is to empower and unite people and communities to protect and restore rivers and other waters that sustain all life. Visit www.rivernetwork.org to learn more about our current priorities. Our headquarters are in Boulder, Colorado and we have staff located in communities across the U.S. We are committed to embracing diversity, equity and inclusion in all areas to achieve our mission – explore our core values and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, our explanation for why equity, diversity an inclusion are the foundation of our mission, and our principles for equitable and inclusive work. Through our programs, we seek to connect with all communities and increase the impact of their efforts to secure clean and ample water. Through our internal practices and external leadership, we seek an inclusive workplace culture that attracts and retains diverse staff, board, members, and supporters. Find information about our financials here (annual reports, financial statement, 990).