Sunday, March 2, 2014

Executive Director, Center for Urban Education About Sustainable Agriculture, San Francisco

CUESA (the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is a
nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating a sustainable food system through the operation
of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and its educational programs.

CUESA has a 20-year history of connecting farmers with urban consumers, educating the public
about how their food is produced and how to prepare it, and raising awareness about
sustainable alternatives to the industrial food system. The organization has steadily grown to its
current size of 22 employees, nine of which are full-time, with an annual budget of over $1

CUESA envisions a healthy world nourished by sustainable food systems and shall contribute to
this vision by: actively connecting, engaging, and supporting all participants within our regional
food system; presenting substantive education programs and serving as a resource for
information on sustainable food systems; and operating world-class farmers markets that
develop and support regional sustainable farm operations.

SUMMARY: CUESA is seeking an experienced, dynamic, articulate, sensible, visionary,
consensus-building leader to manage the organization and shepherd it into the next stage of
development. The Executive Director functions as the Chief Executive Officer of CUESA. In this
capacity, the incumbent is responsible for implementing policies and deliverables set by the
Board of Directors, leading the organization to achieve annual goals and objectives, and
overseeing the financial, program development, human resource, fundraising, and
administrative management of the organization. This position reports to the Board of Directors
and directly supervises the Director of Market Operations, Associate Director of Market
Operations, Director of Education, Director of Development, and Director of Marketing & Public

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