The Nature Conservancy Seeks Director of Land and Water Management
Posted on April 22, 2022
Director of Land and Water Management
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) 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 the world's toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. Working in 76 countries and territories, including all 50 U.S. states, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.
Grounded in our mission and guided by our values — which include a commitment to diversity and a respect for people, communities, and cultures — we at TNC can only achieve our mission with a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. We strive to cultivate an inclusive work environment in which all our colleagues around the world feel safe, welcome, and valued for their unique talents and contributions. TNC’s Michigan Chapter offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, a 401 (k) retirement plan with employer matching contribution for eligible employees, and a collaborative and dynamic work environment. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there are lots of reasons to love life at TNC.
Within Michigan, TNC manages a portfolio of 33 preserves encompassing over 60,000 acres, as well 33 conservation easements across an additional 6,500 acres. Our Director of Land and Water Management will be responsible for guiding a program with the goals of: 1) maintaining TNC’s lands and waters in exemplary ecological condition, and 2) leveraging the Chapter’s lands and waters to influence and inspire conservation well beyond our property boundaries, including engagement of strategic partners and public users.
The ideal candidate creates and cultivates collaborations with other organizations to define and implement priority projects and promotes ecological management for resilience on TNC legal interests and other priority conservation lands in the state. Finally, the Director will ensure that TNC’s preserves play a role in connecting people with nature. This position reports to the Associate State Director and is based out of Lansing, MI. The compensation range begins at $78,500 and is commensurate with skills and experience.
See full job description and apply with cover letter and resume at www.nature.org/careers. Search for Job ID 51269.