Employer: The Nature Conservancy
Location: Bemidji, Minnesota
Application deadline: Open until filled. The hiring committee plans to start interviewing in early-mid May.
Full position description and application instructions (search job# 49599)
The Forest Restoration Partnerships Manager facilitates a growing partnership among the Leech Lake Band of the Ojibwe, the Leech Lake Tribal College, The Chippewa National Forest, The Nature Conservancy and numerous other partners working across north-central and central Minnesota, centering on the Leech Lake Reservation and the Chippewa National Forest.
The Partnerships Manager develops, manages and advances collaborative forest restoration plans and projects, emphasizing prescribed fire and mechanical treatment of fire-dependent pine forests. These projects aim to enhance traditional cultural and ecological values of the forest while mitigating and adapting to climate change, in a manner that supports increased capacity and authority of Indigenous communities to steward their lands and waters.
Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they’re received.