Current Job Openings with Texas Land Trusts

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POSITION: Texas State DIrector

ORGANIZATION: Trust for Public Land

LOCATION: Dallas area

TPL is seeking a dynamic and driven Texas State Director to lead the organization forward into its next great chapter in the state. As one of the largest parks and conservation organizations in Texas, Trust for Public Land leads a wide range of work across the state, including park and trail design and development, city-scale and statewide park and open space planning, acquiring land for conservation purposes, and advancing public policy and funding that benefits parks and conservation. Serving as the market lead for TPL in Texas, the State Director works with the Texas Advisory Board, 8-10 field staff, and the national organization to execute TPL’s vision for Texas: to be a state where every resident can enjoy the joys and wonders of the outdoors.

Key responsibilities of the position include setting high-level strategy for the organization’s trajectory and growth in Texas; securing public and philanthropic funding to support the organization’s work; managing a large network of relationships with elected officials, donors, public agencies, and community partners; and delivering on-the-ground results in the form of new parks, conserved land, and other outcomes related to our mission. The role is highly collaborative and requires working closely with the Texas Advisory Board, the Texas State Director of Philanthropy, the Texas field staff, TPL colleagues from various departments located across the country, and a wide range of external partners and stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be highly adept at relationship building and management, leadership, fundraising, and mission delivery.

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POSITION: President and CEO

ORGANIZATION: Houston Audubon

LOCATION: Houston area

Houston Audubon seeks a seasoned leader to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer, advancing the mission of conservation of birds and their habitats in the region. We envision a future where birds are thriving in healthy natural areas, people are inspired, and diverse communities are connecting through a shared appreciation of the avian world.

Hours per Week: 40
Workplace: Houston Audubon headquarters in West Houston
Reports to: Board of Directors
Postion Overview: The President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is accountable for the achievement of the organization’s mission, strategy and financial objectives and reports to the Board of Directors (BOD). The CEO builds and leads the management team, overseeing the departments of Land Conservation, Development, Education, Outreach and Engagement, and Operations, with 6 direct reports, and 24 staff members. The CEO provides strategic vision and ensures the affairs of the organization are carried out effectively, in a manner consistent with the mission, values, policies, and programs as adopted by the Board of Directors.

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POSITION: Grants Administrator

ORGANIZATION: Coastal Prairie Conservancy

LOCATION: Houston area

Grants Administrator
Due to programmatic and geographic growth, CPC is expanding its Advancement Team and seeks a Grants Administrator. The Grants Administrator will serve as liaison between the advancement, program, finance, and legal staff to assist in the management of CPC’s grant portfolio, overseeing record-keeping, tracking grant deadlines and deliverables, assembling deliverables for funder applications and reports, and conducting institutional prospect research, as needed. This new role will also include processing of donations, data recording and tracking, and mail list coordination and extraction. Under the supervision of CPC’s Advancement Director, the Grants Administrator will play a critical role in advancing the organization’s institutional fundraising strategies and goals.

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The Coastal Prairie Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) land trust accredited by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. As an equal employment opportunity employer, the Coastal Prairie Conservancy is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The Coastal Prairie Conservancy is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, and innovation.