Operations Director at Eastern Sierra Land Trust

Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) is seeking an experienced Operations Director to join our nationally
accredited land trust in our high-functioning, professional and face-paced work environment.

Founded in 2001, ESLT is a 501(c)(3) organization that works to protect vital lands in the Eastern Sierra
region for their scenic, agricultural, natural, recreational, historical, and watershed values. Through
partnerships with forward-thinking landowners, governmental agencies, and our community, ESLT has
permanently protected over 23,000 acres of our region’s most valuable resources. ESLT supports a
healthy balance of land uses — from ranching to biking, wildlife habitats to favorite fishing spots — that
can be sustained forever, thereby ensuring a strong local economy and healthy environment for
generations to come.

ESLT is committed to persistent learning, educating, and training about race, bias, and systemic racism.
We are proactively adjusting our organizational systems, structures, and policies to increase equity,
address opportunities for growth, and expand the spaces in our organizational culture for those who
have not been historically included.

Every team member at ESLT is considered a leader who embraces their assigned role and encourages
colleagues to be their best through effective communication, collaboration, and shared values. As a
small organization, we are self-starters and are flexible to ever-changing circumstances. We operate
from a place of integrity, trust, and personal responsibility with the goal of representing ESLT in a
positive way. We have mutual respect for one another and use discretion in all business dealings and

The Operations Director is supervised by and works closely with, the Executive Director/CEO (ED/CEO).
The Operations Director (OD) will lead in maintaining, developing and implementing organizational,
business and financial systems, and managing the ESLT office in Bishop, CA. As the administrative hub
for ESLT, the OD supports ESLT team members, plays an important role in all of ESLT’s programs by
assisting when requested, and supports and maintains strong community, donor and partner

Competitive benefit package including health insurance, retirement plan/employer match, generous
PTO. Salary range of $73,000 – $85,000. Opportunities for training and career advancement.

Send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with “Operations Director” in the subject line. No
phone calls, please. Applications without a cover letter may be ranked lower. We are open to the
possibility that a great candidate for this job may not precisely meet all the above criteria; if you believe
you’re the right person for this job and can persuasively make that case, we encourage you to apply.
Application period open until filled; ESLT is looking to fill this position in a timely manner.