Nonprofit

Executive Director

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Hancock, MI
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Published 25 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Contract / Freelance
Start Date
January 1, 2025
Application Deadline
July 15, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate
Salary
USD $42,000 - $47,000 / year
This part-time, in-person position offers a salary range between $42,000 to $47,000 for 30 hours/week, commensurate with experience. Limited evening and weekend work will be necessary; local travel will also be required.

Description


 The Keweenaw Land Trust (KLT) seeks a passionate, effective, experienced, and inspiring executive director. Founded in 1996 and based in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, KLT is nationally accredited by the Land Trust Alliance and permanently protects over 8,000 acres and nearly 10 miles of Lake Superior shoreline. The organization’s mission is to serve as a community partner protecting land, water, and quality of life through conservation, stewardship, and nature connections. 


 The incoming executive director will lead a well-respected, growing organization, with five part-time staff members, an engaged board of directors, and a dedicated group of volunteers. The annual operating budget is currently ~ $200,000 and assets total over $10 million. The board has set five year growth targets that include a 60% increase in staffing hours and a 100% increase in total salary budget. The executive director is responsible for implementing the Land Trust Alliance’s Standards and Practices and policies adopted by the Board to fulfill KLT’s mission and for day-to-day supervision, management, and direction of KLT staff, fundraising, and organizational operations. The executive director reports to the board following KLT’s policy governance framework as described in the KLT policy manual. 


 The Keweenaw Land Trust (KLT) seeks a passionate, effective, experienced, and inspiring executive director. Founded in 1996 and based in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, KLT is nationally accredited by the Land Trust Alliance and permanently…

Benefits


 Benefits are negotiable and include a flexible schedule, paid time off, and family leave. As the Keweenaw Land Trust grows under the new executive director, the position has the potential to become full-time. 


 Benefits are negotiable and include a flexible schedule, paid time off, and family leave. As the Keweenaw Land Trust grows under the new executive director, the position has the…

Level of Language Proficiency

English.

English.

Location

On-site
49902 Limerick St, Hancock, MI 49930, USA

How to Apply

To Apply: The application file should include: 

1. A detailed letter of interest (1 to 2 pages) that describes: 

● the candidate’s qualifications for the position; 

● how the candidate's experiences will contribute to their success as executive director; 

● the candidate’s vision for ways they can help KLT achieve its mission. 


2. A resume with the names, affiliations, emails, and phone numbers of 3 references. 

Applications must be submitted electronically to https://www.dropbox.com/request/r6hlHzDjpQZ73xZcMDfC as a single PDF file with the file name “ApplicantLastName_KLT_ED.” This position will remain open until filled, but priority will be given to applications submitted by July 15, 2024. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the search committee co-chair Stan Vitton at vitton@mtu.edu with the subject line “KLT ED search.” We envision that the position will begin in January 2025, but an earlier start may be possible. 

To Apply: The application file should include: 

1. A detailed letter of interest (1 to 2 pages) that describes: 

● the candidate’s qualifications for the position; 

● how the candidate's…

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