Manager Position Opening

The Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission (GLSMRC) is looking for a director. This individual will report directly to the GLSMRC and oversee the design, construction and implementation of the wetlands restoration and other lake improvement projects. Applicants must be capable of working with public agency employees as well as private businesses to advance Grand Lake’s restoration activities. Other duties will include administrative, facilitation, communication and project management tasks.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a Business, Science, or Engineering related field or equivalent experience as well as demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel
& PowerPoint), and project management experience. Experience in grant writing as well as the ability to partner with government agencies is preferred.

The salary range is $55,000 to $70,000 with no benefits. Position is a three year contract, renewable annually. Please submit resume to by December 15, 2011.


Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission (GLSMRC) Manager


GLSM Restoration Commission


Individual reports directly to the GLSMRC and is responsible for day-to-day operations of the GLSMRC. Performs administrative duties, coordinates, with the responsible/respective federal, state, and local agencies and/or persons managing Grand Lake St. Marys restoration plans and activities. Represents the GLSMRC at meetings, assists in securing funding for projects, and keeps the commission informed of activities.  Acts as project manager for various projects to improve the lake.  This is a 3 year contract, renewable annually.


Manages the funding and development of littoral wetlands

Identifies funding sources and facilitates grant application proposal and agreements.

Serves on advisory committees and association boards as directed.

Provides assistance in implementing the Grand Lake St. Marys Strategic Action Plan

Facilitates the GLSMRC Board in the development of continuing work plans both short and long term by coordinating with other federal, state and local agencies, organizations, and schools, and any other pertinent responsibilities associated with the lake.

Assists federal, state, and local government agencies and elected office holders in restoring the lake to environmentally acceptable standards through existing or new legislation.

Manages assigned projects to improve the lake including coordination of design, funding, contract development and award, construction, and activation.

Monitors and coordinates the operation of systems installed to improve the lake.


Problem Solving                    Interpersonal Skills

Oral Communication             Written Communication

Adaptability                          Dependability


Bachelor’s degree in a Business, Science, or Engineering related field or equivalent experience

Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required

Experience in grant writing is preferred

Experience working with governmental agencies preferred

Experience with Internet information research methods

Experience in project management desired.