Job opening: Land Preservation Director

We seek a full-time Land Preservation Director to play a key role in Sycamore’s land protection efforts, including the evaluation and completion of new projects as well as the management and monitoring of existing nature preserves and conservation easements. Joining a staff of six other full-time employees, this position works closely with the Executive Director and Land Stewardship Manager to fulfill Sycamore’s land protection goals and to meet Land Trust Alliance accreditation requirements related to land stewardship and acquisition.

In addition to the specific responsibilities, skills, and qualifications outlined in the job description, the Land Preservation Director must work well in a small staff environment, and possess the enthusiasm and flexibility to help a growing organization thrive. Like all other positions within the organization, occasional duties will be performed outside the position’s typical scope of work. The Executive Director supervises this position. This is a full-time position with health, dental, and retirement benefits, and paid time off. Hours are flexible, with occasional work on evenings and weekends required.

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Sycamore Land Trust is an equal opportunity employer. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume to with “Land Preservation Director Search” in the subject line and your last name in the file names. Applications are only accepted electronically, and will be accepted through March 25, 2019. Position will remain open until filled.

About Sycamore Land Trust

We are a small but mighty staff committed to Sycamore’s role as a conservation leader in Indiana. We value team players who are eager to work with a broad diversity of colleagues, collaborators, and donors. Sycamore staff and our dedicated board of directors are passionate about the power of conservation to transform landscapes and protect nature for future generations. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, hard-working, flexible, and friendly, with a positive attitude and a belief that the work we do matters deeply.