Human Resources Manager

The Nature Conservancy MN, ND, and SD


Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

The preferred job location is in-office, in the Twin Cities metro area (Minneapolis/St. Paul) of Minnesota, however a hybrid work schedule can be considered.


The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube   to hear stories from staff or visit  Glassdoor.

One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, “you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.”


The Human Resources Manager provides human resource services in one or more of the following functions: employee relations, compensation, talent management, benefits, payroll, staff development and training, organizational development and recruiting. They report to the MN, ND, SD Deputy Chapter Director-Operations & Culture and may supervise other chapter HR and administrative staff and functions. The preferred job location is in-office, in the Twin Cities metro area (Minneapolis/St. Paul) of Minnesota, however a hybrid work schedule can be considered.


Are you looking for a career to help people and nature? Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. We’re looking for someone who is a passionate, motivated problem-solver. Come join TNC and apply today! 

The Human Resource Manager serves as the primary point of contact and leader for Human Resource functions for the MN, ND, SD Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. They provide guidance and assistance to all levels of personnel on various human resources (People) related issues or inquires, as well as support managers in all aspects of personnel management, including the recruitment of a diverse and talented workforce to meet TNC’s organizational goals and mission. This role is critical to ensuring that the MN, ND, SD team has strong human resource support, guidance and leadership to operate impactfully and efficiently, helping them to achieve their conservation goals. 

The ideal candidate should have exceptional communication and collaboration skills and experience designing, organizing, and directing complex projects. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the ongoing mission of conservation by directing and shaping the work of our team! The starting salary range for this position is $84,000 – $87,000 dependent on experience. for those based in the Twin Cities. Ranges may vary depending on candidate’s location


  • Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 5 years related work experience in area(s) of specialization or equivalent combination.
  • Experience coordinating and leading projects.
  • Experience responding to HR related questions and problems from employees/management.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: database management and spreadsheet software; constructing and producing reports; data input, manipulation, and analysis.
  • Experience working with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, Teams, and PowerPoint

In addition to these qualifications, we appreciate candidates that will bring a diversity of experience to our team. As such, candidates with multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural experience are encouraged to apply as well as those with experience developing and implementing equitable policy and assuring diversity, equity, inclusion and justice are embedded in strategy.


To apply for job ID 52757, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at by 11:59 PM EST on January 18, 2023. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

Where legally permissible, TNC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and willing to keep up to date with vaccines that protect against COVID-19.   By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with this requirement, unless you are entitled to a legally mandated exemption.

An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.

Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we’re registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we’re unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.