The Forest Resilience Partnership Coordinator will convene and facilitate multi-landowner partnerships to increase the pace and scale of forest restoration and habitat enhancement in Northeast Minnesota. The position will develop a pool of project sites with willing landowners, set ambitious goals, and plan and direct forest restoration projects on a subset of those sites across TNC, federal, state, private, and county managed forest land. The position will work to build partner support and capacity, ensure the maintenance of a portfolio of restoration sites, coordinate multiple projects and manage them to completion. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package, and a starting annual salary between $48,700-$58,000. This position requires the ability to travel up to 15% time, a valid driver’s license and compliance with The Nature Conservancy’s auto safety policy.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
- Performs tasks with minimal supervision and makes independent decisions based on analysis, experience and context.
- Supervises technical, administrative, and professional staff with responsibility for performance management, training and development.
- Gains cooperation from outside parties to accomplish program goals. These parties include state, federal, county, tribal, and private landowners.
- Financial responsibility includes working within and managing a budget to complete projects, negotiating and contracting with vendors, assisting with fundraising, and assisting with budget development.
- Ensures program compliance with internal policies and external requirements.
- May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.