Cassie Johnson, Communications Associate, January 25, 2023
The Ohio Environmental Council seeks a full-time Director of Water Equity to take our water access and affordability work to the next level. The Director of Water Equity will serve as the organization’s expert on laws, regulations, needs, and barriers to provide safe, affordable drinking water to all Ohioans. The Director will advocate for the passage and implementation of strong policies through partnerships, campaign coordination, media work, and lobbying.
The ideal candidate is a collaborative leader and a strategic thinker who can grasp onto broad, ambitious goals and motivate a team on the ground to deliver on them. The Director will work to foster relationships with community leaders, utility leaders, decision-makers, businesses, and the water advocacy community. They will be creative about seizing new opportunities for growth that align with the organization’s larger strategic plan and they will be a persistent, reliable teammate.
This position is an opportunity to advance policy solutions toward equitable investment in water infrastructure and access to safe, clean water for all.
Reporting to the Managing Director of Water Policy and Chief of Organizational Planning, the Director will:
The salary range for this position is $56,726-62,398. Salary depends on experience and is competitive. Excellent benefits include health, vision, dental, and life insurance, flexible and dependent care spending accounts, generous paid time off, and employer-matched retirement fund.
The OEC’s headquarters is in Columbus, with a satellite office in Cleveland. The location of the Director of Water Equity is flexible within the State of Ohio, with a preference for one of these cities.
For more information about the position and how to apply click here.