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Conservation Trust for North Carolina (CTNC) Seeks an Equity and Inclusion Director

August 07, 2019

Position Description                                                                                                                                       a9f4499a-dde8-4d3d-970d-ca91cd0bab48-resume_upload-logo-ctnc
Equity and Inclusion Director 


Job Summary

Conservation Trust for North Carolina (CTNC), a statewide conservation organization based in Raleigh, seeks an Equity and Inclusion Director to join us in our efforts to develop a new approach to conservation that accounts for differences in opportunities, barriers and needs to ensure all people share in the benefits of healthy lands, regardless of their background. 

We seek a motivated candidate to guide equitable program strategy and design, research development of a race equity consulting service, support staff and board in co-creating our internal race equity practice, and cultivate and maintain community and partner relationships. This position will be based at our office in Raleigh, located at 1028 Washington Street, Raleigh, NC 27605.

CTNC’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace, and Race Equity Practice

Conservation Trust for North Carolina values diversity in all its many forms: diversity of demographic identity, experience, and thought. We seek to create an inclusive work culture where all staff and board members are valued for the diversity they bring to the organization. We are committed to conserving land in ways that inspire and enable people to build resilient, just
communities. We commit to using our institutional power and influence to push for systemic change where all people – regardless of race – share in the benefits of land conservation. At the personal level, we call upon all staff and board members to commit to ongoing learning about racial oppression and ongoing efforts to realize racial equity in conservation. To do this, we’re committed to our own process of transformation and holding ourselves accountable to leading with values
instead of outcomes. We measure our success by how well we live up to our values and how much we change the future through applying those values to conservation actions.


Education and Experience

College degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum 3 years of nonprofit experience or equivalent, especially working with white-led
organizations to advance race equity work

Essential Skills and Competencies
Experience facilitating frank conversations about race and fostering alliances across
• Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to develop trusting relationships with
individuals from different backgrounds
• Critical thinker with ability to manage competing demands and work independently
without close oversight
• Entrepreneurial, confident self-starter
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrates foundational understanding of how racial and power dynamics impact
supervisory and team relationships, and organizational culture


Compensation and Benefits

The salary range is $55,000 - $60,000, commensurate with experience and abilities, and is negotiable. Current benefits include health insurance, HSA contribution, 403(b) match, long-term disability, cell phone stipend, 9 paid holidays plus 3 floating holidays, as well as vacation, sick, and personal paid leave.


To apply:

Submit one document that includes your cover letter, resume and three references via email to: Caitlin Burke Associate Director Applications will be accepted until September 3, 2019 or until the position is filled.


More Information

Read more about our values, priorities, and projects at Please visit the following link for more information and instructions to apply:


Conservation Trust for North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity of all kinds in its workforce. CTNC prohibits any discrimination in carrying on its mission on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. This includes all programs, projects, events and any other related activity sponsored by CTNC.


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