COSA Full time position – Conservation Project Manager

Hello wonderful colleagues!

Please consider joining a Colorado Open Lands as a Conservation Project Manager as we work to implement innovative groundwater-focused conservation easements to support aquifer recovery in the Upper Rio Grande River Basin. The work of this position is concentrated in COL’s San Luis Valley priority landscape and is focused on conservation easements that support COL’s mission, including the development of groundwater-focused easements and other community-driven projects that support the resources, agricultural heritage, and recreation opportunities of the San Luis Valley. Colorado Open Lands is a statewide land trust comprised of passionate, creative, collaborate professionals working to conserve the places that make Colorado special. If you have conservation experience and are looking to delve into ways to apply land conservation tools to community water challenges, we want you!

Position is based in Alamosa, Colorado (a highly underrated and still affordable part of the state!), but candidate can live anywhere within reasonable driving distance.

Position is open until filled.

Full job description, salary range, and instructions to apply can be found at:

I welcome questions and conversations from anyone interested.




Director of conservation

1546 Cole Boulevard #200

Lakewood, CO 80401

o: 303.988.2373 ext. 220

m: 520.780.1711