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Seeking a Stewardship Manager

Posted June 2, 2021: Open until filled

Join Our Team as
Stewardship Manager

NMLC seeks a qualified and highly motivated individual to build and manage its burgeoning Stewardship Program, including the coordination of its conservation easement monitoring and legal defense activities; providing technical support as needed for conservation projects; and strengthening the organization’s property at its headquarters in Santa Fe as a community resource.

This position offers a unique opportunity to see the full flavor of New Mexico and its unique and diverse ecological, cultural and historic character.  The Stewardship Manager reports to the Executive Director; works closely with other staff, interns and volunteers; but supervises no staff at this time.

Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree (graduate degree preferred) in related field (natural resource management, land use planning, geography, biological/environmental sciences, etc.) and at least 2 years of relevant experience in land conservation and/or conservation land/easement stewardship (conservation assessment, baseline documentation, land/natural resource management and/or restoration planning, conservation easement monitoring and legal defense); excellent communication and computer skills, including Microsoft Office. Must have demonstrated experience and proficiency with GPS and GIS mapping software (ArcPro preferred). Position includes frequent travel throughout New Mexico and physical ability to work in the field.



How to Apply

To apply, you must include a letter of interest, current resume, 3 map samples and 3 references combined in a single PDF document by July 2, 2021, to: with “Stewardship Manager Recruitment” in the subject line.  Failure to follow these instructions may result in disqualification.

No phone calls will be taken regarding this job announcement.  Candidates will be notified regarding the status of their applications.  For further information about the organization, please visit NMLC’s website:

Benefits of the Position

  • This is a full-time position with potential for advancement.
  • Salary range $50,000 to $55,000 – starting salary commensurate with experience.

Annual salary increases are based on performance and available funding.

  • Two weeks paid PTO
  • Participation in NMLC’s group health insurance plan.
  • Training and professional development opportunities available as annual budgets permit.

NMLC is an equal opportunity employer and provides a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.




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