Executive Director, Sheridan Community Land Trust

Sheridan, WY

Organization: Sheridan Community Land Trust


  • Develops and monitors an annual budget and provides overall management of the fiscal operations in cooperation with the Board Treasurer and the Finance Committee.
  • Ensures that systems are in place for effective financial management, fundraising, project management, and stewardship.
  • Oversees compliance with all internal policies and procedures, legal requirements, and financial standards.
  • Leads efforts to establish accreditation with Land Trust Alliance.
  • View the full job description.

Desired qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a natural resource field, planning, non-­profit management, business, organizational or related field and three to five years of progressively responsible experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with Boards, staff, and community members, able to set a clear vision and motivate diverse groups to work collaboratively under changing and uncertain conditions. Ability to create and thrive in a team environment and work in partnership with a variety of personalities and organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, develop and manage complex projects from start-­up to completion, and adopt new approaches in response to changing circumstances. Ability to learn and translate information into action.
  • Knowledge of the policies and tools of voluntary private land conservation and conservation easements generally; administration, budgeting and the management of acquisition projects; previous experience with private land conservation preferred.

Start and end dates: Flexible start date June 1, 2017 through August 1, 2017.

Salary/pay: $50,000 – $70,000 depending on experience, with excellent benefits including a health care stipend, a SIMPLE IRA, travel reimbursement, cellular data reimbursement, national training opportunities, as well as paid-time off for federally-recognized holidays, sick leave, and vacation.

Link to more information:  Learn more about the Land Trust.

How to apply: Please send a cover letter describing how you meet the position requirements and preferences, résumé, and three references. E-mail in PDF format to: office@sheridanclt.org. Please use the subject line “Found – your new E.D.”

Application deadline: May 12, 2017