Thank you for your interest in working at the Kalamazoo Nature Center!

The Kalamazoo Nature Center is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to inspire people to care for the environment by providing experiences that lead them to understand their connection to the natural world.  Each member of the Kalamazoo Nature Center team is expected to actively support the KNC mission of connecting people to nature while representing the customer care standards which reflect the professionalism of our organization.

The Kalamazoo Nature Center is an equal opportunity organization that will not discriminate in its programs or hiring practices on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnic or religious background, descent or nationality, age, physical, intellectual or psychiatric disability, learning disorders or disease, veteran status, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or political affiliation.

Open Positions

Vice President of Finance

Vice President of Finance

Summary of Position: The Vice President of Finance is responsible for managing accounting, planning, preparing budgets, preparation of periodic reporting, maintenance of contract and property files, managing audit and tax processes and completion of special projects as assigned by Supervisor.  For more information and application instructions, view the entire job description here.

President & CEO

President & CEO

The President & CEO leads the staff of Kalamazoo Nature Center and is the most high-profile public representative of the organization. S/he has the ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the strategic directives of the Board are effectively completed. The President & CEO is charged with guiding the overall success of the organization at all levels. Key responsibilities are to:

• Ensure that the mission and core values of the KNC are put into practice.

• Guide the development and implementation of the overall organizational strategy and direction.

• Provide vision and strategic leadership in crafting organizational goals and outcome metrics.

• Ensure a sound financial foundation through hands-on fundraising and effective budgeting practices.

• Foster a high-energy, goal-drive, team-oriented, accountable organization.

• Inspire, mentor, manage and evaluate staff.

• Cultivate influential relationships with community leaders, major donors, foundations and governmental agencies.

• Represent and promote the work of the KNC as the chief spokesperson for the organization.

For more information on this position, please view the Position Guide here.


Kalamazoo Nature Center  •  7000 North Westnedge Avenue  •  Kalamazoo, MI 49009
PHONE (269) 381-1574  •  FAX (269) 381-2557 

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