Land Project Fellow

Open Space Institute | New York, NY

Posted Date 11/01/2022

Fellowship Goal


The Land Project Fellow is a two-year term position. The Open Space Institute’s objective for the Land Project Fellowship is to advance the Fellow’s experience in the conservation field, with a specific focus on land conservation transactions. This will be achieved by immersing the Fellow in a mentorship from the President and CEO, and ensuring the fellow has an active role as part of the OSI Land Staff, where they will work alongside OSI staff on all phases of conservation projects as the fellow advances their experience towards a career in land protection.

Position Summary

The Land Project Fellow works with the President and CEO and the Land team on land acquisitions, land dispositions, research, program analysis, and materials development. This role reports directly to the President and CEO, who serves as a mentor and provides guidance and training at each step. 

The Land Project Fellow advances local program priorities by partnering with key staff in working towards the successful completion of complex real estate transactions (acquisitions and dispositions). As part of this process, they will work closely with the Legal Department and Stewardship team and assist with strategic planning, program development, and fundraising.

Candidates will have a solid foundation of demonstrated interest and experience in land conservation and be comfortable working with all levels of the organization from CEO and Trustees to Associates. 


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Salary Range:$55,000.00 To 55,000.00 Annually


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