Job Opportunities

We are presently recruiting for the following postions:

Bookkeeper/Office Manager

The Adirondack Land Trust seeks a proactive, self-motivated and participative manager who will provide administrative, financial, human resources, and program support for ALT. The position is essential to ALT’s effectiveness in fulfilling its mission. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Bookkeeper/Office Manager will be responsible for bookkeeping, budgeting, financial reporting and forecasting, payroll and benefits management and overseeing administrative needs of the Adirondack Land Trust.

Conservation & Stewardship Specialist

Adirondack Land Trust (ALT) seeks a detail-oriented, creative, collaborative, and experienced professional to manage the acquisition of lands and conservation easements and to assist with stewardship of those already in the Adirondack Land Trust portfolio. (Responsibilities are allocated approximately 50/50 between land protection and stewardship.) ALT’s projects are often large-scale and sophisticated and involve collaboration with public and private partners. The Conservation and Stewardship Specialist will lead and facilitate fee simple and development-rights transactions from inception to closing. Tasks include conservation easement and fee title negotiation and acquisition, management and critical review of due diligence, budgeting and financial reporting, and project-management consistent with ALT’s policies and commitment to the highest ethical standards. This position will also work with a stewardship team to monitor, care for and maintain records on lands under conservation easement and fee lands. The position will engage in landowner outreach, represent ALT to key constituencies, and help identify funding sources and build collaborative partnerships.

This position offers a tremendous opportunity for an entrepreneurial conservation professional to lead the next generation of Adirondack partnerships and projects. The Conservation and Stewardship Specialist will work directly with a growing team comprising the executive director and stewardship managers, and work with natural resource consultants as needed. S/he will work from ALT’s headquarters in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondacks.