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20Mar

Land Stewardship Director

Sinsinawa Dominicans, Inc., Sinsinawa, WI

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Responsibilities:

  • 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.                             

Requirements:

  • 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.

 Application process:

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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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 498923
Location
Sinsinawa, WI
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Agricultural
Environmental/Quality Assurance/Safety
Management/Executive
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education Bachelors

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