Conservation District Seeks Grant Administrator
February 27, 2017 - Pittsfield, MA
The Berkshire Conservation District is seeking a part-time Program Administrator to administer grant funds and implement a work plan to help improve basic operations and secure long-term stability to improve its sustainability as an organization. Berkshire Conservation District is a state-mandated agency whose mission is to support local agriculture and environmental sustainability in Berkshire County through education. The goals of this position are to:
-Develop work plans, budgets, and a 5-year strategic plan
-Plan and hold 1–3 events or workshops annually
-Recruit new supervisors (board members)
-Strengthen and expand current programs
Skills and experience required for the position include an ability to work independently, to multitask and stay organized, and meet deadlines. Experience writing grants, administering grant funds, and/or work with small non-profits is preferred. Candidate should have a strong interest in environmental conservation issues. A Berkshire County resident is preferred but not required.
This position is based in Pittsfield and features a flexible schedule with some ability to work remotely. The position will remain open until filled.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to BerkshireConservationDistrict@gmail.com with the subject line “Program Administrator Position.” No walk-ins or phone calls please.