Land Protection Director

Organization: Land Conservancy of West Michigan-

The Land Protection Director is responsible for managing all aspects of conservation easements, land acquisitions and projects with community partners. Building relationships with partners, land owners, and funders is an important part of this work.

The Land Conservancy of West Michigan is an independent, non-profit land trust dedicated to helping people protect, care for, and enjoy natural land in West Michigan. More information, including potential duties and responsibilities, is available at www.naturenearby.org

Position Summary: The Land Protection Director works closely with other Land Protection staff, the Executive Director, and the Land Protection Committee to develop strategies for identifying land protection priorities, approaching landowners, funding, and partnership projects. Within the mission of the Land Conservancy, the Land Protection Director reports to the Executive Director and leads and oversees land protection programs and projects through conservation planning, project assessment, and transactional project management. The Land Protection Director shares responsibility with other land protection staff to work with the Conservation Easement Specialist for the monitoring and defense of conservation easements.

Position Type: Regular: Full-time

Application Procedure: Interested candidates will submit a job-specific cover letter and detailed resume as part of the application process. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

For more information: such as job requirements, essential functions and benefits go to: https://naturenearby.org/about-us/careers/

Closing Date: TBA