Utah Public Lands Program Director

  • Grand Canyon Trust
  • Southern Utah
Full time Environmental

Job Description

The Utah Public Lands Program Director, with the Utah Public Lands Program Manager and the Utah Public Lands Program Associate envision, prioritize, and implement strategies for the Grand Canyon Trust’s work on Utah’s public lands within the Colorado Plateau. The Utah Public Lands Program (currently Utah Forests Program) staff work with other staff at the Grand Canyon Trust and other organizations to effectively advocate for management of the public lands based on ecological conservation, public process, and respect for Indigenous Traditional knowledge.  
 
The position requires leadership, strategic and analytical thinking, advocacy, science, and interpersonal skills. The Utah Public Lands Program Director will advocate for the inclusion of the public in land management decision-making processes, reduction of acres and intensity of livestock grazing, forest conservation amid climate change, protection of native plant and wildlife species, and inclusion of diverse perspectives in management of public lands with particular attention to Native perspectives.