Director of Stewardship
Type of Job
Feb 28, 2022
About the job
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners to make a positive impact around the world in more than 70 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard.
The Nature Conservancy in Indiana has a rich history, and a strong heritage. By pushing ourselves to think beyond traditional approaches to conservation, engaging with new partners, embracing local solutions to global challenges, and harnessing the full potential of our talented staff and board, we believe we will build together a future for Indiana we can all be proud of.
The Indiana Chapter is seeking a Director of Stewardship to guide a diverse team of dedicated professionals to develop and implement land management strategies and conservation objectives for Indiana. The Director serves as a principle contact to government agencies, other conservation organizations, foundations, and the academic community. They lead by example, demonstrating cutting edge management strategies, restoration, and invasive species management techniques on Conservancy owned lands and are expected to become a regional conservation leader for the Conservancy and our partners.
The ideal candidate will have a BA/BS degree and 5-7 years of related work experience (or equivalent combination); and a background in leading and motivating teams; partnership development; managing complex projects, negotiating; and fundraising. They will have knowledge of current trends in conservation practice, ecological restoration, invasive species control, and ecological dynamics in the Midwest; and experience with GIS and prescribed fire practices.
This is a hands-on field-oriented job with an expected 30% or more time spent in the field and overnight travel is regularly required. It is a full-time position based in Indianapolis, Indiana that includes a competitive benefits package and a compensation range that begins at $66,600 and is commensurate with experience.
For a complete position description, qualifications, and to apply, visit http://www.nature.org/careers and search keyword “Indiana”. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EDT, March 11, 2022.
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.