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Current Job Openings with Texas Land Trusts

Related land trust job announcements will be posted on this page for up to 3 months from date of posting.  If interested in applying for a position, please contact the appropriate person or email address listed in the job posting below. Contact info@texaslandtrustcouncil.org to inquire about adding a job posting to this site.

 

Texas Ag Land Trust

San Antonio, TX

Position: Chief Operationg Officer

The Texas Agricultural Land Trust (TALT) is a non-profit organization (501c3) whose mission is to conserve the open space, wildlife habitats, and natural resources of the agricultural lands of Texas. Founded in 2007 by leaders from three statewide agricultural and wildlife/hunting organizations, TALT holds conservation easements on 227,000 acres, making it the largest Texas-based land trust and among the top 15 non-national land trusts in the country. Based in San Antonio, TALT works statewide with a staff of 8.

The Chief Operating Officer/Land Conservation Director provides management and supervision to the staff and support to the CEO and the Board in fulfilling TALT’s mission.  The COO reports to the Chief Executive Officer, and manages the office and staff.

Reporting to the COO are:
• Director of Finance
• Director of Philanthropy and Communications
• Land Transaction Manager
• Stewardship Manager
• Executive Assistant and Office Manager

The COO also works with Board members and TALT supporters, with bankers, attorneys, and other service providers, and with land trust and other related organizations.

Ideal experience
• Education: this job requires at least the organizational, analytical, and communications skills normally acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree. An advanced degree or professional certification in a relevant field would be a valuable addition.
• Work experience: at least eight years in a comparable position, including proven ability to manage a small staff and fully support executive management and board members. Experience with a non-profit organization, particularly in conservation or a related field, would be a plus but is not required.

For a full position description, and information on how to apply, visit: https://www.txaglandtrust.org/talt-seeks-chief-operating-officer-land-conservation-director/

 

Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust

Seguin, TX

Executive Director

The Guadalupe River is seeking to hire a new Executive Director to lead the organization. This position is responsible for the fundraising, management, and operation of Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust (GBRT). GBRT, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit land trust organization, was founded in 2001 to develop and conserve land in the Guadalupe River Watershed for its natural, recreational, scenic, historic and productive value. Over the past 18 years, GBRT has preserved and annually inspects over 18,000 acres under easement. As GBRT’s portfolio grows, as does the needs of the organization’s a development.  For a full job description and application information, visit: http://www.gbrtrust.org/documents/whatsnew/executive-director-gbrt.pdf