Katy Prairie Conservancy Seeks Development Director


Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) seeks a Director of Development Director. This position will be responsible for strategically developing and implementing a comprehensive program for the organization’s philanthropic activities including: identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors who have the potential to make significant contributions and overseeing an annual giving program. Major qualifications include bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred), five years of progressively responsible experience in fund development, strategic planning skills, ability to interact effectively with donors, board members, and staff at all levels, ability to multicast in a fast-paced office environment
, and computer skills including donor tracking software and web-based fundraising systems. Salary commensurate with experience.
 Please send resume, references, and salary requirement to (no phone inquiries please):

Mary Anne Piacentini

Executive Director
Katy Prairie Conservancy
3015 Richmond Ave, Suite 230, Houston, TX
Email: maryanne@katyprairie.org

City of Austin seeks Horticulturist Supervisor


The Horticulturist Supervisor will perform the critical function of tree maintenance crew supervision and coordination for the City of Austin Urban Forestry Program. This position will be responsible for supervising a staff of 14 employees as part of the daily operation and coordination of tree care, tree maintenance, and emergency response functions of the Urban Forestry Program. Duties include developing and implementing programs and standard operating procedures for vegetation management and conservation of natural areas and/or cultivated landscapes; developing and implementing Integrated Pest Management Programs and/or unit safety programs, ensuring compliance with local, state and federal laws; and developing and monitoring facilities, projects, and guidelines at city facilities/cooperative ventures. The job close date is April 25, 2014. Learn more and apply online at www.austincityjobs.org.