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Metro Flood Diversion Authority - Fargo, ND
211 Ninth Street South


Job Description:

Metro Flood Diversion Authority
Fargo, North Dakota

Executive Director
Salary range is competitive and negotiable DOQ
Application deadline: Open until filled.
The first review of resumes will take place on Monday, May 13, 2019.

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. Construction of this project is permitted and moving forward in North Dakota.

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.

Contact Person Info:

Contact Person: Pam Derby
Phone Number: (916) 263-1401


Job Info:

Location:Fargo, ND
Duration:Full Time


A Bachelors 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: For further information contact: Pam Derby CPS HR Consulting Ph: 916 263-1401 To view an online brochure for this position visit: Metro Flood Diversion Authority website: The Metro Flood Diversion Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

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