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Shirley Heinze Land Trust Announces New Deputy Director Position

Shirley Heinze Land Trust (SHLT) is an inclusive organization that is committed to preserving and restoring natural lands and waters in northwestern Indiana. It is connecting individuals and communities to nature and building understanding and support for conservation by providing public access, engagement programming, and volunteer opportunities to people of all ages. The organization has permanently preserved nearly 3,000 acres in a 6-county geography and upholds the highest standards for stewarding these preserved lands. SHLT is headquartered in Valparaiso Indiana with a staff of 11, board of 19, Advisory Council of 61, and operating budget of $1 M+.

Position goal and overview:
SHLT is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, and skilled team leader who thrives in a dynamic work environment. This new position will work closely with the Board and Executive Director to provide leadership, vision, and strategic thinking to fulfill strategic plan priorities. The Deputy Director will be directly responsible for overseeing internal operations and working with the Executive Director to advance the strategic objectives of the organization.

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