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Job Requisition: Operations and Development Director
Bear Yuba Land Trust is a private, non-profit, membership supported group promoting voluntary conservation of our natural, historical and agricultural resources in the Bear and Yuba watersheds of the Sierra Nevada foothills. We do this through permanent protection and enhancement of natural areas, farms and ranches, trails and parks to provide a lasting community heritage. Bear Yuba Land Trust exists to create a balance between nature and the needs of the people who make a life and a livelihood here. This is our home. Our mission is to enrich the deep community connection with our land – today, tomorrow, and forever.
In Nevada, Sierra and Yuba counties we have protected more than 12,800 acres of land through conservation easements and fee title ownership of Preserves. We manage approximately 30 miles of trails. We have more than $8m in assets and an operating budget approaching $1m annually. We are an accredited land trust, with a staff of 12, an engaged Board of Directors of 12, about 100 volunteers and 850 household memberships.
We are seeking an Operations and Development Director to oversee the operations and finance function, and the fundraising and community outreach efforts. The Operations and Development Director reports to Executive Director and manages a staff of 3: the Bookkeeper, the Community Engagement Manager, and the Administrative Assistant. The Operations and Development Director is a member of the Management Team.
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