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Executive Director
Metro Flood Diversion Authority

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Metro Flood Diversion Authority

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Fargo, ND, United States
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Metro Flood Diversion Authority 
Fargo, North Dakota 

Executive Director 
Annual salary range: up to $200,000 DOQ 
Application deadline: Open until filled. 


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 $2.75 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. 

To be considered, submit your resume (including months and years of employment) with cover letter, 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=448 

For further information contact: 

Pam Derby 
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916 263-1401 

To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search 
Metro Flood Diversion Authority website: www.fmdiversion.com 

The Metro Flood Diversion Authority is an equal opportunity employer.




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