The Land Institute, a nonprofit leader in sustainable agriculture, seeks to expand its leadership team with a new Director of Administration. The Director will oversee The Land Institute’s practices related to budget, finance, personnel, facilities, and information technology, while working closely with the leadership team to advance the role of perennial polyculture in creating more sustainable global food sources
Working closely with our management team, the Director will play a pivotal role in the effectiveness and growth of the organization. This position will be responsible for ensuring that the generosity of our donors and the hard work of our development and research teams is met with sound financial management, and that The Land Institute is a productive and fulfilling place to work for all employees.
The long-term, game-changing nature of The Land Institute’s mission is both challenging and rewarding. A diverse, determined group of people have come from several continents to The Land Institute’s home in Salina, Kansas to transform worldwide agriculture. “As we continue to grow internationally to achieve this bold vision,” says The Land Institute President Fred Iutzi, “the person we hire now will help ensure our team of everything it needs for global leadership in perennial agriculture.”
The full job description can be found on the organization’s website at www.landinstitute.org/careers. To apply for the position please submit a resume and cover letter to gro.e1526856002tutit1526856002snidn1526856002al@sr1526856002eerac1526856002.
About The Land Institute
The Land Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Salina, Kansas, that was founded in 1976. The Land Institute’s work, led by a team of plant breeders and ecologists in multiple partnerships worldwide, is focused on developing perennial grains, pulses and oilseed bearing plants to be grown in ecologically intensified, diverse crop mixtures known as perennial polycultures. The Institute’s goal is to create an agriculture system that mimics natural systems in order to produce ample food and reduce or eliminate the negative impacts of industrial agriculture.
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