Environmental Justice Grant Program Director

Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper

Buffalo, New York

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details 80,000 - 95,000
Deadline Jun 03, 2024
Required Experience 7+ years

Want to help transform our waters, our communities and quality of life in WNY? We are seeking an Environmental Justice Grant Program Director to join our high-impact team at Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper. This position is responsible for developing, managing, and implementing the Western New York Environmental Justice Grant Program, which is dedicated to the implementation of environmental protection and restoration projects that benefit disadvantaged communities within Western New York, to further the goals of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

This position will work closely with governmental, philanthropic and community-based coalition partners and will seek to build capacity at the community level for undertaking environmental protection and restoration projects. Familiarity or experience with grant making and program administration, excellent problem solving, community listening, and independent decision-making skills are needed to succeed in this leadership position. A competitive salary, options for a hybrid flexible schedule, and robust benefits are part of total compensation. To view the full position description and for directions on how to apply by June 3, visit www.bnwaterkeeper.org/careers.


Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion/belief, gender, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications and business needs.
Must include a cover letter explaining your interest in this position and what you would bring to Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, as well as a resume.

PLEASE include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of the email and the cover letter.
Applications sent by email preferred, will accept mailed in applications if received by Monday June 3rd, 2024. No phone calls.
Hard copy address OR email address send to:
Bonnie Majda, Administrative Assistant
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper
721 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
APPLICATION DEADLINE: End of day Monday, June 3rd, 2024

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Admin & Leadership , Restoration