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California

Volunteer Coordinator, Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy
Deadline: September 15, 2014

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) seeks a personable and experienced volunteer coordinator with proven success at executing a full range of volunteer engagement strategies. The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for recruitment, training and coordinating the activities of the organization’s volunteers. The volunteer coordinator will maintain the volunteer database and will nurture volunteers to improve their connection to the organization. The Volunteer Coordinator will work with social, civic and local organizations to develop partnerships or utilize volunteer skills as appropriate.

The Volunteer Coordinator identifies work throughout the organization that can be accomplished by volunteers and promotes their services. Services provided by volunteers include outdoor stewardship such as habitat restoration, service learning projects, native plant nursery work, special events, monitoring, trail projects, nature walk leader, docent, etc. He/she will recognize volunteer service on a regular basis, both formally and informally and will identify leaders among the volunteers and recruit them for additional responsibilities.

The Volunteer Coordinator will:

  • Plan, calendar and budget
  • Maintain and develop volunteer forms, policies, job descriptions and outreach materials
  • Widen recruitment of volunteers and develop relationships with schools and adult community organizations to sustain inflow of volunteers
  • Outreach to community members through presentations, managing public media outlets including web and social media, to raise awareness about the volunteer opportunities PVPLC offers
  • Communicate with different departments of the PVPLC to identify needs that can be serviced by volunteers
  • Plan and organize volunteer recognition program/events
  • Screen and match volunteers to organizational needs and opportunities
  • Track volunteer and event metrics, and author volunteer annual report
  • Lead volunteer orientations and trainings with staff support
  • Oversee a volunteer management database system
  • Assist with the creation and production of all relevant communications materials, including newsletters and marketing materials.
  • Supervise volunteers

View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 8/18)

 

Fundraising Assistant, Solano Land Trust
Deadline: open until filled

The Fundraising Assistant supports Solano Land Trust (SLT) staff (primarily the Executive Director and Associate Director) to ensure efficient operations for all fundraising initiatives. The Fundraising Assistant provides overall administrative support in the development department and provides assistance in the overall operation of the department, much of which is confidential in nature. This person leads the coordination of fundraising events, assists with appeals and campaigns and is responsible for managing the donor database.

This person will provide assistance to the Associate Director with all aspects of planning and executing events, including correspondence, database and production management; and administrative support, such as budget tracking, participant and sponsor tracking, filing and meeting preparation.  The Fundraising Assistant supports the Associate Director in the management of all event committees and must be able to lead and/or attend meeting as well as attend fundraising events occasionally on weekend and after hours.

View the complete position and application instructions. All resumes and cover letters must be submitted via email only. No phone calls please. Please note on the posting that we will not be reviewing until late July or early August. Qualified applicants will be contacted after that time for interviews. (posted 6/26)


Colorado

Colorado State Director, The Nature Conservancy
Deadline: September 2, 2014

Join The Nature Conservancy and make a tangible and lasting impact in protecting the natural heritage of Colorado. The Nature Conservancy, an international nonprofit conservation organization, seeks an entrepreneurial, visionary leader to advance its mission to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Colorado State Director will manage 60 staff, oversee a $8M operating budget, and work closely with chapter trustees, supporters, and partners to develop and implement global conservation strategies, forge new partnerships, and secure major private and public funding. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership, fundraising, managerial and team-building skills, conservation/business acumen, and political savvy. A proven track record building a visionary institution, demonstrated success in major-gift fundraising, strong people development and management skills, and experience collaborating with nonprofit boards desired. Apply with cover letter and resume online (job #42289) by September 2, 2014. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (posted 8/6)

CEO, Colorado Open Lands
Deadline: open until filled

Colorado Open Lands is seeking candidates for Chief Executive Officer. Following its recent merger with Colorado Conservation Trust, Colorado Opens Lands, a 34 year old non-profit, is the state’s leading private land trust with ambitious plans for the future. For more information, contact Brian Ross by email. View the complete position description. (posted 7/18)

 

Connecticut

Executive Director, Joshua's Tract Conservation & Historic Trust, Inc.
Deadline: October 15, 2014

Joshua’s Trust, an established accredited non-profit regional land and historic trust in northeast Connecticut, is seeking a part-time Executive Director to direct all activities related to managing the more than 4, 000 acres and two historic sites under its protection, and growing the Trust’s public profile and financial resources.

Joshua’s Trust’s organizational authority resides in the Board of Trustees and its committee structure. Our Executive Director will work with committee chairs and other key volunteers to direct the efforts of the committees to accomplish Board-defined goals. Our Executive Director will come to the job with very strong leadership and strategic skills and a willingness to make personal appeals for funding. Knowledge of land conservation issues can be gained on the job.

This is a part-time salaried position requiring an average of 15 to 32 hours a week depending on the individual. View the complete position description and applications instructions. (posted 8/22)

Delaware

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District of Columbia

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Florida

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Georgia

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Hawaii

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Idaho

Conservation Manager, The Nature Conservancy - Idaho
Deadline: September 10, 2014

The Conservation Manager provides strategic vision and leadership for The Nature Conservancy’s Eastern Idaho conservation programs and similar initiatives as may become priorities. S/he establishes priority landscape-scale land and water conservation goals. The Conservation Manager develops strategies and uses a full range of conservation tools to achieve priority goals, including strategic partnerships, land acquisitions, collaboratives and land stewardship projects. S/he will develop strong working relationships with private landowners, business and community leaders, elected officials, community organizations, land trusts and public agencies to implement and finance these efforts. The Conservation Manager leads and is a team member of remote project teams empowered to achieve conservation initiatives throughout Idaho. S/he works with staff, trustees, and partners to generate financial support for the Conservancy’s programs with a focus on Eastern Idaho. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 8/18)

 

Illinois

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Indiana

Stewardship Director, Shirley Heinze Land Trust
Deadline: open until filled

The Stewardship Director is responsible for monitoring compliance on conservation easements and planning and implementing ecological restoration and management on land trust-owned properties that feature a range of habitats including prairie, savanna, wetlands, dunes and forest. Incumbent will develop budgets and proposals, secure grant funding, document work performed, engage partners and oversee staff, volunteers and contractors. Excellent organizational and communication skills are a must, as is the ability to manage several projects concurrently. Duties also include working with board members and committees, assisting with education and outreach events and cultivating donors. Minimum requirements include experience in ecological restoration, project management, and coordinating and supervising work crews. Experience working for a land trust or similar conservation organization preferred. View the complete position description. To apply, send resume and cover letter to Executive Director Kris Krouse by email. (posted 8/22)

Director of Parks and Recreation, Town of Munster, Indiana
Deadline: August 31, 2014

Munster, Indiana (23,603), a distinctive, progressive community with beautiful parks and neighborhoods seeks candidates to serve as its Director of Parks and Recreation. Located in Lake County, Indiana, Munster is 26 miles southeast of the Chicago loop. Position requires five to seven years of increasingly responsible management experience in a community, organization, or business of comparable complexity. A bachelor's degree in parks and recreation, public administration, business administration, public policy or related field is required. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal skills, strong financial abilities and an approachable, welcoming style with the community, elected officials and staff. Residency within a reasonable amount of time is required. Starting salary range is $85,000+/- DOQ with excellent benefits. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 7/25)

 

Iowa

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Kansas

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Kentucky

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Louisiana

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Maine

Development Officer, Georges River Land Trust
Deadline: September 7, 2014

We are in search of a professional, outgoing, positive, energetic, and people-oriented individual to fill our Development Officer position. This position is offered for part or full time, health and retirement benefits, and the opportunity to make a lasting contribution to our watershed.

The Development Officer will lead fundraising efforts in partnership with the Board, Executive Director, Development Committee and Staff. Key work areas include: mailed appeals; major gift research, cultivation, and support; fundraising events; and membership management. Click here for a full job description.

Prior nonprofit fundraising experience, database management, word processing, and spreadsheet expertise are required, and experience with FileMaker Pro is a plus. Critical skills include organization, writing, interpersonal, and computer. Candidates must be willing to support the Georges River Land Trust mission. The position includes some limited evening and weekend work. Send cover letter, resume, and list of references by email. (posted 8/22)

Conservation Specialist, Forest Society of Maine
Deadline: August 26, 2014

The Conservation Specialist position reports directly to the Forest Society of Maine's (FSM) Forestland Stewardship Manager, and provides a wide range of services in support of the Forest Society of Maine's land conservation and conservation easement oversight programs. This position will work with other FSM staff members, landowners, partner organizations and community and state agency representatives to accomplish FSM's conservation and stewardship goals. This person will assist on projects in all regions of Maine’s North Woods of strategic importance to FSM, but will have a strong focus on FSM’s many easements and land conservation projects in the Moosehead Lake area. The successful candidate will serve as an important FSM liaison to people and communities in the Moosehead Lake area, and will work from both FSM’s Greenville and Bangor offices. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 8/22)

 

Maryland

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Massachusetts

Executive Director, Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition
Deadline: September 15, 2014

The Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition is seeking an Executive Director (part-time) to help guide the coalition in its important role of serving the state’s vital land trust community. This is a pivotal position, one that involves overseeing an array of MLTC activities designed to assist land trusts in their important mission of conserving farms, forests, wildlife habitat, and other special lands across the state. Working closely with MLTC trustees, staff, member organizations and others, the executive director’s responsibilities involve overseeing land trust assistance programs, educational outreach events, organizational development, and more. View the complete position description and application requirements. (posted 8/22)

Conservation Easement Coordinator, New England Forestry Foundation
Deadline: August 31, 2014

The Conservation Easement Coordinator is tasked with the oversight of NEFF’s conservation easements. Responsibilities include the development of baseline reports for new conservation easements, scheduling and implementing annual monitoring activities, database management, maintaining records and files, and maintaining relationships with easement donors/owners. The position will coordinate possible legal enforcement activities with the Director of Forest Stewardship, the Executive Director, and NEFF legal counsel. The position will also assist in oversight of NEFF’s fee-owned forests including pre-harvest tours, post-harvest inspections, property management issues, and administrative duties related to maintaining files and records. This position will offer the opportunity to gain exposure to land protection, forest management, outreach, and fundraising. View the complete position description. (posted 7/28)

Michigan

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Minnesota

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Mississippi

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Missouri

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Montana

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Nebraska

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Nevada

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New Hampshire

Major Gifts Officer, Monadnock Conservancy
Deadline: September 15, 2014

The Monadnock Conservancy, a land trust serving beautiful southwestern New Hampshire, seeks an experienced major gifts officer to join a staff of seven in our Keene, NH office. The mission of the Monadnock Conservancy is to work with communities and landowners to conserve the natural resources, wild and working lands, rural character and scenic beauty of the Monadnock region. We care for our conservation lands, and we engage people in ways that strengthen their communities and their connections to the land. As the first land trust in New Hampshire to be accredited, we have protected nearly 18,000 acres in 27 towns since 1989, and we deliver a host of recreational and educational programs throughout the year.

The major gifts officer plays a key role in achieving the financial objectives of the five-year organizational strategic plan, now entering its third year. Under the direction of the executive director and collaborating with the board and other staff, the successful applicant will lead the creation and implementation of a new major gifts program and associated annual plans. He or she will assume a portfolio of current and prospective major donors, serving as primary organizational contact for some and overseeing members of the board and the executive director in their relationships with others. Competitive compensation includes health insurance and retirement savings plan eligibility. View the complete position description. (posted 8/18)


Development Associate, Upper Saco Valley Land Trust
Deadline: September 5, 2014

The Development Associate will be a key member of the Upper Saco Valley Land Trust, playing a critical role in day-to-day fundraising, membership and business partnership development, outreach, and communications activities. This part-time, non-exempt position has the potential to become full-time in the future.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates and executes membership campaigns, business partnership development, annual fund initiatives, and special events.
  • Maintains donor databases and reports on development activities.
  • Develops and executes membership incentive program and grows the Land Trust’s membership annually
  • Reaches out to current and prospective donors and members through cultivation events, publications, and social networks.
  • Increases Land Trust visibility in surrounding community through outreach and events.

The Upper Saco Valley Land Trust works to preserve land for community benefit along the Saco River in northeastern New Hampshire and Western Maine. View the complete position description. To apply, send resume, cover letter and a list of references by email or mail to PO Box 424, North Conway, NH 03860. (posted 8/8)


Development Director, Moose Mountains Regional Greenways
Deadline: open until filled

The Development Director will oversee fundraising by establishing a comprehensive structure for effective fundraising to insure Moose Mountains Regional Greenways' (MMRG) long-term success as a local land trust. Expected outcomes include successful completion of the current Capital Campaign, meeting annual operating budget projections, and creating a long-range fundraising plan in anticipation of future financial needs The Development Director will make direct contact with potential major donors, train and motivate Board members to cultivate major donors, set up and maintain a donor database, and prepare grant applications. This position is partially grant funded for one year by the Annalee Davis Thorndike Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation with an organizational goal of converting into a permanent position. View a complete job description, including desired experience. For further information and submission of resume with references, please contact Board Chair Nancy Spencer Smith by email. (posted 7/11)

 

New Jersey

NamoLand Trust or Organization
Hunterdon Land Trust
Position Title
Administrator
Position Description
The Administrator reports directly to the Executive Director and plays a critical role in supporting staff and general office management for the organization. The part time position is expected to be approximately 20-24 hours/week. Responsibilities include general office management and administration, staff support, and management of technical resources. Previous experience with a board of trustees and volunteer coordination is preferred. Required skills include the Office Suite, and experience with Donor Perfect Database is very desirable. Please submit resume and cover letter to info@hunterdonlandtrust.org. Complete job description can be found at www.hunterdonlandtrust.org.

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New Mexico

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New York

Vice President of Development, The Garden Conservancy
Deadline: open until filled

The Garden Conservancy, located in Garrison, New York, was established in 1989 by Frank Cabot, distinguished American gardener and plantsman. In partnership with private botanic garden owners as well as public and private organizations, the Conservancy provides the horticultural, technical, management, and financial expertise needed to sustain these ephemeral environments and ensure long-term stewardship of these natural assets so essential to the life of our communities.

The Vice President of Development is responsible for the strategic implementation of all aspects of the Conservancy’s fundraising programs which include the annual fund, individual major donors, corporate giving, foundation grants, membership program, planned giving and fundraising campaigns. The Vice President is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and as such represents fund development in all aspects of the Conservancy’s decision making.

We seek an experienced fundraising professional who can bring a keen knowledge of and experience in setting a strategic direction and expansion of development programs. A strong fundraising track record of working effectively with high net-worth donors, engaged board members, seasoned volunteers and civic leaders must be demonstrated. The qualified candidate will possess broad understanding of all aspects of development including major individual gifts, corporate giving, foundation grants, capital campaigns, planned giving programs and membership development. This person will have a proven ability to engage and direct staff in direct donor solicitation, cultivation and stewardship.

A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree is desirable. Development experience in major institutions such as large public gardens, conservation, environment, cultural, performing arts or educational organizations. A proven track record of raising money for a national charity would be of particular interest.

Applications for the position are being received exclusively by Kittleman & Associates, LLC. Please send a letter of introduction and a current resume by email. (posted 7/23)

 

North Carolina

Director, North Carolina Botanical Garden
Deadline: open until filled

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the North Carolina Botanical Garden, whose mission is "to inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants in gardens and natural areas and to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature." The Garden comprises more than 1,000 acres, including Display Gardens, Allen Education Center, Coker Arboretum, Battle Park, Mason Farm Biological Reserve, UNC Herbarium, and other natural areas. It provides expertise on native plants and wildflowers, promotes plant conservation, protects and restores natural areas, and provides access to well-maintained and beautiful gardens. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 8/22)

Development Director, Piedmont Land Conservancy
Deadline: open until filled

The Development Director is the primary administrator of PLC’s fundraising programs. This is a part-time position (25-30 hours per week) that has an opportunity to grow to full-time in the future.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  1. Lead the development and implementation of a Master Funding Plan to support PLC's strategic initiatives.
  2. Identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors to PLC, including individuals, corporations and foundations.
  3. Stewardship and continuing development of PLC’s Forever These Lands Society.
  4. Stewardship and continuing development of Corporate Members program.
  5. Planning and oversight of PLC’s fundraising events.
  6. Serving as PLC’s staff liaison to the Board’s Development Committee.

Send resumes to P.O. Box 4025, Greensboro, NC 27404 or by email. (posted 7/31)

 

Communications Manager, Triangle Land Conservancy
Deadline: open until filled

The Communications Manager is responsible for ensuring that Triangle Land Conservancy's (TLC) marketing, communications and public relations activities are tightly integrated and operating in support of our mission, fundraising efforts, and conservation programs. This position serves as the communications expert within the organization and works with the Director of Development to define the direction of TLC’s communications efforts to deepen ties with our members, increase membership, and build financial support for our work in the broader community. The Communications Manager develops creative marketing, communication, and public relations strategies to advance individual program initiatives and position TLC as a land trust leader in the fields of conservation, community building, natural resources stewardship, ecosystem services, and healthy, livable cities. View the complete position description. (posted 7/1)

North Dakota

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Ohio

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Oklahoma

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Oregon

Real Estate Negotiator, Metro
Deadline: August 27, 2014

Responsible for handling acquisition activities related to the $227.4 million Natural Areas bond measure, including real estate negotiations, coordination with outside consultants and providers, real estate due diligence and preparation for closings, and for providing negotiation/acquisition assistance to local jurisdictions for neighborhood and community park projects.

Limited duration position (June 30, 2018), but may be extended if funding is available. $63,940 - $85,579 annually, plus excellent benefits.

Metro serves nearly 1.5 million people in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties. The agency's boundary encompasses Portland, Oregon and 24 other cities - from the Columbia River in the north to the bend of the Willamette River near Wilsonville, and from the foothills of the Coast Range near Forest Grove to the banks of the Sandy River at Troutdale.

View the complete job announcement
. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. (posted 8/18)

 

Pennsylvania

Director of Land Protection, Willistown Conservation Trust
Deadline: open until filled

The Willistown Conservation Trust (WCT) is seeking a senior level land protection professional with at least five years of results-oriented work experience to become Director of Land Protection and Public Grants. WCT is an active land trust located in Willistown Township, Chester County PA, approximately 20 miles west of Philadelphia. The area is noted for its rolling hills, horse farms, intact woodlands and beautiful stream valleys, and is undergoing intense pressure for growth. WCT has a staff of fifteen and a goal to protect an additional 4,000 acres of critical natural and scenic resources in its program area in the next few years. The Director of Land Protection and Public Grants will be the leading player in achieving this goal. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 6/24)


Director of Finance, Willistown Conservation Trust
Deadline: open until filled

The Willistown Conservation Trust is seeking a senior level candidate for the position of Director of Finance (DOF) to assist the Trust in furthering its mission as a vibrant community based land trust. The DOF has responsibility for the oversight and maintenance of all financial and business records of the Trust, to include developing and overseeing annual and long range budgets, participating in the Trust strategic planning process, managing all day to day business matters, and assuring that the financial activities of the Trust are managed to the highest standards of accountability. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 6/24)

 

Rhode Island

Manager Operations, Tiverton Land Trust
Deadline: October 30 2014

Tiverton Land Trust (TLT) is an all-volunteer land trust in RI, www.tivertonlandtrust.com. Recently, our managerial/administrative needs have increased for several reasons including reaching accreditation early in 2014. We currently protect 9 properties (476 acres) with two properties open to the public.

This new position, Manager Operations, may include:

  • Oversee and support TLT practice with regard to Accreditation renewal requirements.
  • Maintain office digital needs including internet access, office wireless, office laptop, and file backup.
  • Maintain TLT digital files and system to allow file access to all directors.
  • Develop personnel policy with board input.
  • Encourage outdoor education by working with Community Relations & Outreach and Land Management chairs.
  • Support the activities of TLT's operating committees, e. g., establishing yearly objectives; identifying resource needs and gaps; help organize and manage committee resources.

Please contact Connie Lima, President at 401 624-3817 or email. (posted 8/22)

 

South Carolina

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    Tennessee

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    Texas

    Land Stewardship Specialist, Galveston Bay Foundation
    Deadline: August 31, 2014

    The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) seeks a full-time Land Stewardship Specialist to work within our Land and Habitat Conservation Program. The Land Stewardship Specialist will provide assistance with and develop land conservation transactions, update and implement habitat management and stewardship plans, seek out and apply for habitat conservation and management grants, monitor conservation easements and draft annual reports, and assist with habitat restoration and enhancement projects. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a field of study such as environmental management, natural resources management, rangeland management, wildlife biology, environmental law, or another related field; a minimum of two years of professional experience; and a passion for land conservation and habitat management. View the job description, including a full list of duties and qualifications. To apply, please send resume by email no later than August 31, 2014. (posted 7/31)

     

    Utah

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    Vermont

    Operations Manager, Stowe Land Trust
    Deadline: August 29, 2014

    Stowe Land Trust (SLT), a local land conservation organization based in Stowe, Vermont, seeks an organized, detail-oriented Operations Manager. This position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a strong, successful team working to protect and steward Stowe’s unique landscape.

    The Operations Manager is responsible for managing SLT’s donor and financial data, coordinating office operations, overseeing SLT’s outreach program, working with the Executive Director to implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy, supporting the membership program, and a broad range of administrative duties. The right candidate will possess excellent time management, interpersonal and organizational skills, and be able to work well both individually and as part of a team.

    View the complete position description and application instructions. Salary commensurate with experience.(posted 8/18)

     

    Virginia

      Sustainable Habitat Program Manager, Piedmont Environmental Council
      Deadline: October 1, 2014

      The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) is seeking to hire a Sustainable Habitat Program Manager to work with the Vice President for Conservation and Rural Programs and conservation officers throughout region. The position will be responsible for providing sustainable land management services, advice and coordination to landowners and partners in the northern Piedmont of Virginia. The primary objective of this program is to improve wildlife habitat and water quality in a region containing a vibrant matrix of working private lands, punctuated by significant blocks of public lands including Shenandoah National Park. The Program Manager will promote practices such as field mowing management, field-to-forest transition zones, water quality management, creation and maintenance of native species hedgerows, brush piles and other habitat, restoration of waterways for aquatic species, invasive species control, and creation of a managed landscape such as pollinator gardens. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 8/18)

       

      Washington

      Executive Director, Blue Mountain Land Trust
      Deadline: open until filled

      The Blue Mountain Land Trust in Walla Walla, Washington seeks an Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success leading a similarly-sized organization or a major program of a larger organization, with a proven track record in nonprofit management, staff supervision, fundraising, outreach, and partnering with other organizations. This is a full-time position with annual paid leave and matching retirement benefit. Salary commensurate with experience, ranging from $50,000 to $60,000. Qualifications:

      • Nonprofit management/public administration experience
      • Management skills
      • Grant writing/fundraising experience
      • Ability to work with and motivate people
      • Excellent verbal and writing skills
      • Computer experience
      • Ability to work without direct supervision
      • Strong interpersonal skills
      • Experience in natural resource management
      • Familiarity with land conservation issues in northwestern U.S.

      Please send an application letter summarizing experience and qualifications. Include a resume, salary requirements, three professional references, and information on timing of availability. View the complete position description. (posted 8/6)

      Executive Director, Oxbow Organic Farm and Education Center
      Deadline: open until filled

      In 1997, founders Tom Alberg and his wife Judi Beck, collaborated with their foundation, the Raven Foundation, to successfully restore and re-purpose family property into the Oxbow Organic Farm and Education Center. The Oxbow Center operates on a portion of a 230‐acre property in the Snoqualmie Valley and is dedicated to educating individuals on environmental stewardship and healthy food, reconnecting community members to the land and local sustainable food supplies, and inspiring others to take action in their lives and within their communities.

      Oxbow Center seeks its first Executive Director to build on its solid foundation and stellar reputation. The Executive Director has overall responsibility for the successful management, administration, and operation of Oxbow Center, including developing new programs, managing financial resources and stewardship, and leading community outreach efforts.

      View the complete position description and application details. When applying, please use reference code LTA031. (posted 7/25)

       

      Community Engagement Assistant, Skagit Land Trust
      Deadline: open until filled

      Skagit Land Trust is seeking an organized team player who is enthusiastic about local land conservation to help grow our presence in the community. This half-time position is supervised by the Development and Communications Director and will work with staff and outreach volunteers and committees to implement community engagement programs. Responsibilities include: assisting with event management and outreach presentations, web and social media communications, data management, and other tasks as needed. Salary is dependent on experience and a benefits package is provided. Position open until filled. Applications received by July 21, 2014 will receive priority consideration. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 7/1)

       

      West Virginia

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      Wisconsin

      Conservation Assistant (Part-Time), Mississippi Valley Conservancy
      Deadline: open until filled

      The Conservation Assistant will support Mississippi Valley Conservancy staff by carrying out administrative, advancement, program, and office management duties. The Conservation Assistant will be a member of a team dedicated to permanent land protection, habitat restoration and public outreach in southwestern Wisconsin. The position is responsible for providing technical and administrative support to the office, outreach and land protection staff. Duties include collecting, organizing and digitizing data, report and grant application preparation, tracking complex information and supervising volunteers.

      In addition to the specific duties outlined , assist with ad-hoc projects in support of the Executive Director and other staff as required. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 8/18)

       

      Operations Manager, Yggdrasil Land Foundation
      Deadline: September 12, 2014

      Yggdrasil Land Foundation seeks an exceptional, motivated candidate with an interest in agriculture and a desire to be the Operations Manager as Yggdrasil creates transforming opportunities in its land work.

      The ideal candidate will be located in the East Troy or Milwaukee, WI area, have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, a background as an entrepreneur, experience with non-profit and/or for profit management and fundraising, relationships with biodynamic and/or organic farming, real estate transactional knowledge, and an understanding of the importance of land as a non-monetary asset.

      View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 8/18)

       

      Wyoming

      Conservation Associate, Jackson Hole Land Trust
      Deadline: September 21, 2014

      The Jackson Hole Land Trust is seeking qualified applicants for the Conservation Associate position. View the complete position description and application instructions. No phone calls please. (posted 8/18)

      Executive Director, Rendezvous Lands Conservancy
      Deadline: September 5, 2014

      Rendezvous Lands Conservancy (RLC) seeks a full time Executive Director to develop and implement our strategic goals and vision. RLC is a nonprofit committed to conserving, owning, managing, and maintaining property for public use in the Intermountain West. Based in Jackson, Wyoming we were founded in 2011 through a partnership with the Jackson Hole Land Trust and the LOR Foundation to transform a 40-acre commercial gravel pit into a natural park.

      This is an exciting opportunity to shape an innovative, meaningful, and growing organization for a candidate experienced in land conservation, acquisition and/or land management, and community engagement and major gifts fundraising. Competitive salary and benefits include health, dental, vision, and a retirement plan match. Willingness to be in Jackson, WY preferred. View the complete position description.

      Please send a cover letter and resume by email, with “Executive Director” in the subject line by email. (posted 8/12)

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