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Date: August 9, 2012 (page 2 of 3)

Program Officer – Surdna Foundation (New York, New York)

The Surdna Foundation is expanding its program team. We are seeking three new Program Officers to join the Foundation. The Foundation seeks to foster just and sustainable communities in the United States – communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy and sustainable environments, strong local economies, and thriving cultures. Each of Surdna’s grant making programs – Sustainable Environments, Strong Local Economies, and Thriving Cultures – currently seeks to add one new Program Officer. For more information, visit: http://www.gumbspartners.com/currentsearches.php

Senior Program Officer for Operations – Local initatives Support Corporation (New York)

The New York City office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks a professional to fill the position of Senior Program Officer for Operations. This position reports to the LISC NYC Deputy Director. LISC is a national nonprofit organization, which provides financial and technical assistance to neighborhood-

based nonprofit community development corporations (CDCs) working to improve housing and economic conditions in distressed neighborhoods. Undergraduate degree required; Master’s degree or comparable experience preferred. For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.lisc.org/docs/jobs/2012_nyc_spo.pdf

Regional Director – Africa – Country and Regional Programs for the Rights and Resources Group (Washington D.C.)

The Regional Director proactively leads the implementation of RRI’s projects and events and ensuring accelerated achievement of RRI goals in the Africa region.   Main responsibilities include leading the annual country and regional planning process to set collective goals, agree on strategies to reach them, and develop concrete plans for action and engagement.  A strong background in land tenure reforms, natural resource management or forestry, rural development policies. An advanced degree is required; PhD preferred or a strong mix of academic training and country, field level experience. 10 to 15 years experience working with policy reform processes that deal with rights-based forest conservation, rural development, poverty alleviation, and/or human rights in the relevant region. For more information, visit: http://www.rightsandresources.org/pages.php?id=106

Regional Director – Asia – Country and Regional Programs for the Rights and Resources Group (Washington D.C.)

The Regional Director proactively leads the implementation of RRI’s projects and events and ensuring accelerated achievement of RRI goals in the Asia region.   Main responsibilities include leading the annual country and regional planning process to set collective goals, agree on strategies to reach them, and develop concrete plans for action and engagement. A strong background in land tenure reforms, natural resource management or forestry, rural development policies. An advanced degree is required; PhD preferred or a strong mix of academic training and country, field level experience. 10 to 15 years’ experience working with policy reform processes that deal with rights-based forest conservation, rural development, poverty alleviation, and/or human rights in the relevant region. For more information, visit: http://www.rightsandresources.org/pages.php?id=106

Director of Policy – Local Initiatives Support Corporation (New York, NY)

The New York City office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks a senior-level professional to fill the position of Director of Policy. LISC is a national nonprofit organization which provides financial and technical assistance to neighborhood-based nonprofit community development corporations (CDCs) working to improve housing and economic conditions in distressed neighborhoods. Candidates must have experience managing and/or creating projects to strengthen policy activities. The candidate must also have experience in the community development industry. A Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of related experience are required; graduate level education is a plus. Competitive salary, excellent benefits. For a full job description and application information visit: http://www.lisc.org/docs/jobs/2012_nyc_policy.pdf

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