Land Trust Jobs

When we hear of a job opportunity related to Wisconsin conservation, we post it. If nothing appears below, then we know of no current openings. Sorry.  To submit a job announcement, or if you are a student looking for an internship opportunity with Gathering Waters, email info@gatheringwaters.org. Photo courtesy of Jessica Bolwahn.

Land Stewardship Director - Sinsinawa Mouind

Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Start Date: TBD

The Sinsinawa Mound is rich in natural beauty and the heritage of the Sinsinawa Dominican mission. It’s where Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters begin preaching and teaching the Gospel. The organization is hiring a Land Stewardship Director to implement the organization’s land stewardship plan. The ideal candidate will be guided by holistic management principles and will have respect for the unique biodiversity of the 450-acre complex that houses historical buildings, senior apartments, and venues for retreats, conferences, and concerts. He or she also will possess at least a bachelor’s degree in environmental, organic, sustainability, or similar studies; have knowledge of permaculture and grass-based farming initiatives; and have at least five years of experience in collaborative leadership or management.

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Goose Pond Sanctuary Land Steward

Application Deadline: Friday, April 6, 2018
Start Date: TBD

The Goose Pond land steward helps fulfill Madison Audubon’s mission by providing direct support and assistance toward the management of Goose Pond Sanctuary, and assists in advancing its research, outreach, and educational goals. Under the direction of the sanctuary managers, and in collaboration with the Goose Pond Sanctuary Committee and executive director, the land steward performs and assists with a wide range of restoration and land stewardship functions. More information about Goose Pond Sanctuary, including a Goose Pond Annual Report are available at madisonaudubon.org/goose-pond.

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Stewardship Technician

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Start Date: TBD

Mississippi Valley Conservancy is seeking a full-time Stewardship Technician. The position is responsible for providing technical and administrative support to the land protection staff on day-to-day operations, and conservation easement stewardship. Duties include collecting, organizing and digitizing data, GIS mapping, updating conservation easement baseline reports, monitoring conservation easements, and supervising volunteers.

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Executive Director

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled.
Start Date: Immediately

Glacial Lakes Conservancy, Inc. (GLC) is a non-profit land conservation organization based in Sheboygan, Wisconsin and is seeking a qualified person to serve as Executive Director. GLC was founded in 1996 with a mission to permanently preserve and protect land and water resources for future generations in a 5 county region including Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Fond du Lac, Calumet and Kewaunee Counties. GLC is committed to permanent land protection through stewardship of its preserves and easements and partners with private landowners, local governing bodies and other stakeholders to achieve this mission. Through conservation, education and outreach, the land trust is preserving the region’s rich natural and rural heritage.
The Executive Director is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director supervises staff and volunteers and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives.

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Membership & Development Coordinator

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Start Date: TBD

Based in Eagle River, the Northwoods Land Trust is adding staff capacity and is looking for a half-time Membership & Development Coordinator. The Membership & Development Coordinator needs to be a positive, enthusiastic “people” person and detail-oriented. This position provides both administrative office assistance and professional fundraising support to help successfully manage and achieve the mission of the Northwoods Land Trust. Membership renewals, membership development and other “friend-raising” activities are key position responsibilities.

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