Land Stewardship DirectorSinsinawa Dominicans, Inc., Sinsinawa, WI
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The Sinsinawa Dominicans employ approximately 150 people in occupations ranging from accounting, clerical, food service, graphic design, housekeeping, human resources, maintenance, nursing, and public relations.
- Manage the implementation of Sinsinawa Mound’s Land Stewardship Plan (refer to Sinsinawa Land Plan and Land Plan Appendix) in collaboration with, Core Land Team and Chief Operating Officer.
- Ecosystem restoration, nature preservation and conservation activities
- Woodlands management
- Determining/overseeing appropriate agricultural land use projects, including transitioning to grass-based initiatives such as rotational grazing.
- Planning, coordinating and integrating multiple land-based enterprises, balancing the agricultural, native habitat, cultural, educational, spiritual, and recreational values of this unique landscape.
- Research and recommend potential partnerships, and collaborative projects at Sinsinawa.
- Coordinate and oversee any contractual relationships involving the use of Sinsinawa Land.
- Research and identify funding sources for various land enterprises and assist with applications as needed.
- Oversee the maintenance, repair and improvement of farm buildings, equipment and supplies for Land management.
- Represent the Land Ethic of the Sinsinawa Dominicans in the surrounding Community.
- Prepare budgets, negotiate contracts, generate funds, write grants, etc.
- A land ethic rooted in the belief that the land is sacred.
- Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred) in Natural Resource Management, Ecology, Biology, Environmental Science, Agriculture (Organic /Sustainability orientation) or similar field.
- Knowledge of Permaculture and/or other holistic management practices.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in leadership and management of similar multi-faceted projects.
- A Collaborative leadership style.
- Knowledge of natural resource conservation including habitat for native plant and animal species.
- Basic understanding of grass-based farming initiatives such as rotational grazing.
- Ability to develop and maintain relationships with Agricultural and Natural Resource Communities.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Creativity in project planning and implementation.
All interested candidates should send a cover letter including a paragraph describing their land ethic, resume, three professional references, and salary requirements to:
Attn: Human Resources
Sinsinawa Dominicans, Inc.
585 County Rd Z
Sinsinawa, WI 53824
Deadline to apply is May 1, 2018, or until the position is filled.
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