Hiring 2 Positions!
Director of Land Management and Protection
Reporting to the Kansas State Director, the Director of Land Management and Protection is responsible for leading all facets of development, stewardship, and use (research, grazing, ecosystem, and rare species protection, education, outreach, etc.) of Conservancy-owned lands in Kansas. They are also responsible for oversight, strategic planning, and coordination of complex conservation easement transactions across priority areas in Kansas. In addition, they work with landowners and other partners to establish conservation easements and other cooperative ventures that impact ecosystem health in priority areas across the Great Plains. The Director of Land Management also serves as a member of the Kansas unit’s management team.
To apply, visit https://careers.nature.org, search for 47659, and submit a cover letter and resume. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on June 14, 2019.
Director of Water and Agricultural Programs
The Director of Agriculture and Water Programs is responsible for strategic planning, execution, and partnerships necessary to achieve large-scale restoration and improvement of ecosystem functions in a manner that influences, and is compatible with, working agricultural landscapes. Reporting to the Kansas State Director, they work with diverse stakeholders and partners (including landowners, land managers, crop advisors, non-operating landowners, corporate agriculture entities, policy makers, food supply chain entities, consumers, etc.) to achieve major, large-scale improvements in ecosystem conditions and economic benefits in priority stream systems, croplands, and grazing lands of Kansas and, in some cases, the Great Plains. A minor responsibility of this position is to support the Great Plains Division Director by monitoring, assessing, and reporting the Conservancy’s cumulative impacts of agricultural landscape conservation across the nine-state division. The Director of Agriculture and Water Programs also serves as a member of the Kansas unit’s management team.
To apply, visit https://careers.nature.org, search for 47680, and submit a cover letter and resume. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on June 20, 2019.