Job Opening 

 South Dakota Agricultural Land Trust Executive Director 

The Executive Director (ED) is a new full-time staff position that will be responsible for the professional leadership, management and growth of the SDALT.  Working together with the SDALT Board of Directors, the Executive Director will advance the SDALT through the development and implementation of internal and external goals that reflect the organization’s mission and vision.  The position provides overall leadership for fundraising, strategic planning, organizational development, completion and administration of conservation projects and financial oversight.

About the South Dakota Agricultural Land Trust
 In 2019, a coalition of agricultural organizations founded the SD Agricultural Land Trust (SDALT) to assist private landowners in meeting their conservation goals.  SDALT is a non-profit entity committed to working with landowners to conserve South Dakota’s agricultural heritage and working landscapes for the benefit of future generations through understanding agriculture, respecting private property rights and collaborating with those who share our values.  Founding organizations include the SD Association of Conservation Districts, SD Cattlemen’s Association, SD Farm Bureau and SD Grassland Coalition

• Email your resume, cover letter, salary requirements and potential start date to: Subject: SDALT Executive Director Search  
• The position will remain open until filled.   
• For more information about the SD Agricultural Land Trust, please visit or call (605) 945-2333.