Assistant Director

Organization

Placer Land Trust

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Remote

Yes

Careers

Contact Email

info@placerlandtrust.org

Contact Phone

5308879222

Deadline to Apply

Location

922 Lincoln Way #200
Auburn, CA
United States

Placer Land Trust (PLT) is seeking an Assistant Director to lead and support our staff in the permanent protection of natural and agricultural lands in Placer County. The Assistant Director serves as PLT’s #2 and reports to the Executive Director.
The position is full-time exempt, with occasional weekend and evening work. Headquartered in Auburn, CA, PLT offers a hybrid work environment and flexible scheduling. PLT values and seeks a team with diverse experience, backgrounds, perspectives, and skills to ensure we are strong, and our work remains relevant for all current and future generations. We recognize that historically land conservation has not been a diverse field with equitable representation and opportunities for all, and PLT is working to change that. Many skills can be taught, and as long as you meet job requirements and will promote a culture of inclusion, you are encouraged to apply.

Summary

Placer Land Trust (PLT) is seeking an Assistant Director to lead and support our staff in the permanent protection of natural and agricultural lands in Placer County, California. 

The Assistant Director (AD) will ensure the sustainable success of PLT through efficient and effective management of PLT’s existing resources – primarily its staff, programs, funds, and assets. The AD is a key part of PLT’s leadership, along with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. The AD is supervised by the Executive Director.

The position is full-time exempt, with occasional weekend and evening work. Headquartered in Auburn, CA, PLT offers a hybrid work environment and flexible scheduling.

We seek applicants with diverse backgrounds and experience. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for conservation, leadership experience, and skills with administration, personnel management and  supervision, fundraising, and financial management.  The full job listing, including information about qualifications and compensation, can be found here: placerlandtrust.org/about-plt/join-our-team/

The initial deadline to apply is August 1, 2024, with an anticipated start date in early September 2024. However, the position will remain open and listed on our website until filled. 

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to info@placerlandtrust.org with “Assistant Director Application” in subject line. 

Compensation Information

The salary is $94,000 – $96,000. Annually PLT offers 13 paid holidays, accrual of paid vacation starting at 13 days, and accrual of paid sick time at 10 days. PLT contributes to the cost of group health insurance available to PLT employees. When the employee becomes eligible per IRS rules, PLT starts and contributes to the employee’s 403b retirement program. PLT offers ongoing training and professional development.