Current Job Openings with Texas Land Trusts

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The Nature Conservancy- Texas

Location: TBD

Position: State Director

The Nature Conservancy is seeking a strong, innovative Texas State Director as we execute on our ambitious conservation goals. A trusted name in conservation within the state and beyond, The Nature Conservancy in Texas has worked since 1964 to protect the state’s cherished landscapes and develop sound science to support ecology, economy, public health and equity. With a strong and talented staff located across the state, a diverse Board of Trustees comprised of 31 members, regional advisory boards, and a resilient, robust program in place, this role offers a unique opportunity to design and implement a strategic approach to Texas’ conservation priorities—and to help shape a resilient, equitable future for the Lone Star State.

The Texas State Director drives the Texas Chapter’s conservation strategy, public policy leadership, brand equity marketing and fundraising functions. She/ he works closely with the Texas Board of Trustees to create and implement the Chapter’s conservation strategies in alignment with The Nature Conservancy’s Shared Conservation Agenda priorities.

Visit and apply online with required cover letter & resume to Job ID 48695 . All resumes and cover letters must be submitted through The Nature Conservancy’s online application system. The application deadline is June 14, 2020. If you experience technical problems with the site or application process, please contact and include the Job ID.

CONTACT WITH QUESTIONS OR REFERRALS: Carol Hodge, Senior Executive Recruiter;


Hill Country Conservancy

Location: Austin, TX

Position: CEO

Hill Country Conservancy (HCC) seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial CEO who will (i) lead the organization, (ii) expand its programs and impact and engage the community, (iii) lead efforts to establish resources for its programs and expansions, (iv) build organizational awareness, and (v) lead strategic planning and program creation efforts to achieve maximum impact and ensure a stable and sustainable financial future for the organization.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the CEO will adeptly represent the organization to partners, landowners, as well as government and community organizational partners. The CEO will also be responsible for fostering the organizational scope and impact by proactively identifying new opportunities and avenues to support strategic growth.

This exciting and rewarding position offers a mix of inside and outside office opportunities. Duties outside the office include local travel throughout the greater Austin area for events, meetings with donors and partners, etc. Field trips in the Hill Country to meet with landowners and prospects are also quite common. The ability to meaningfully connect and engage diverse groups of people in both urban and rural communities while representing the work and mission of Hill Country Conservancy is essential to continued success. This position will require little-to-no overnight travel.


Hill Country Conservancy has retained the services of Scion Executive Search, a national executive search firm specializing in mission-driven organization recruitment, to assist in conducting this important search. For immediate consideration please apply with your resume and cover letter, formatted in Microsoft Word, via:

Please address applications to:

Scion Executive Search

(888) 487-8850