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Iowa Agriculture Program Director

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The Nature Conservancy | Des Moines, IA
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The Nature Conservancy


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Published 11 days ago

February 10, 2020
Competitive

About Us

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

 

Position Summary

The Iowa Agriculture Program Director will lead The Nature Conservancy’s agriculture initiatives in Iowa by collaborating with TNC’s conservation, government relations, marketing, Mississippi River Basin programs and other teams to develop and implement solutions related to water quality, soil health and climate change. The Program Director will lead our 4R Plus program working closely with the agriculture sector to develop and implement strategies and projects to improve water quality and soil health. 

  

Qualifications

  •  BA/BS degree and 5 years’ experience in conservation or agricultural practice or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven experience managing complex or multiple projects with diverse partners, both internal and external.
  • Experience working with the agricultural community.
  • Experience developing partnerships and leading collaborations within the private sector, public sectors.
  • Project management experience, including motivating, leading, setting objectives and managing performance. 
  • Experience communicating and negotiating effectively.
  • Valid driver’s license.


How to Apply

Application Deadline: February 10, 2020

Please submit your resume, and cover letter through The Nature Conservancy’s online application system at www.nature.org/careers. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 10, 2020.

If you are having technical problems with the site or application process, contact applyhelp@tnc.org and include the job opening ID. Any questions related to this specific position may be directed to ccarter@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please visit our career center for a full list of all our open positions globally. New opportunities are posted daily!

About Us

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required

Location

505 5th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309

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