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Executive Director

Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas (GSA) is a Texas not-for-profit organization dedicated to keeping South Texas green. GSA approaches this mission through three principal programs: Land Conservation; Community Gardens; and “Picture Your World,” a nature photography program for children 8 to 18 years of age; as well as related public education efforts.

The Executive Director will provide the organizational structure, programs, and management required to carry out the mission of GSA, implementing the policies of the board of directors.

Position Title: Executive Director                     Reports to: Board President

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment, and multitask
  • Demonstrated ability to manage fund development
  • Ability to effectively manage simultaneous projects and assignments
  • A demonstrated understanding of and personal dedication to the conservation goals of the organization.
  • Familiarity and experience with regional conservation issues preferred.
  • 10+ years’ progressive experience in managing a non-profit organization
  • Demonstrated leadership, able to inspire collaboration among staff
  • Excellent oral, written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage the organization so that all elements — board, staff, volunteers, and partners — collaborate as a team.
  • Provide general administration and manage day-to-day operations of the organization.
  • Ensure compliance with the Standards and Practices of the Land Trust Alliance; maintain accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.
  • Develop and support mechanisms for regular communication with stakeholders, members, partners, media, and others.
  • Represent the organization with interagency partners, political and community leaders, funders and donors, professional organizations, the media, landowners, and the public.
  • Make recommendations to the Board and its committees regarding policies, programs and practices.
  • Hire, supervise and coordinate staff — full-time, part-time, contractors, and consultants — and empower their initiative and creativity.
  • Implement and oversee fund development, identify and pursue opportunities for grant and related funding, cultivate major donors, and ensure responsible and timely administration.

Salary and Benefits:

Competitive salary with negotiable benefits

Send resume with cover letter, GSA Application Form, and salary requirements to:

Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas

PO Box 6250, San Antonio, TX 78209-0250

Fax: (210) 222-8022

Email:  hr@greensatx.org

Please respond by:  April 29, 2014

 

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Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant

Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas (GSA) is a Texas not-for-profit organization dedicated to keeping South Texas green. GSA approaches this mission through three principal programs: Land Conservation; Community Gardens; and “Picture Your World,” a nature photography program for children 8 to 18 years of age; as well as related public education efforts.

Our organization is looking for a bookkeeper/administrative assistant with a passion for the environment and our community.

Must have payroll, general ledger, accounts payable and receivable experience. Proficiency in QuickBooks required. Additional administrative skills in organizing records, maintaining and updating databases, preparing correspondence and providing general office clerical support.

Salary:

Up to 30/40 hours per week. $15/hour.

Send resume with cover letter and GSA Application Form to:

Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas

PO Box 6250, San Antonio, TX 78209-0250

Fax: (210) 222-8022

Email:  hr@greensatx.org

Please respond by:  April 30, 2014

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