Corps Member- Pennsylvania Outdoor Conservation Corps - The Student Conservation Association

Posted on: December 3, 2018

Contact Email: paoutdoorcorps@thesca.org

Website: https://www.thesca.org/serve/program/pennsylvania-outdoor-corps

Location: Philadelphia (PA)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), seeks qualified young adult applicants (18 to 25 years of age) to serve with the Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps 2019 Program. Members will work on a team of six to complete hands-on conservation, recreation and infrastructure projects in Pennsylvania’s State Park and Forest system. In addition, the program provides learning opportunities in resource management, team leadership, environmental topics and recreation skills
Program Dates: March 4- December 6;
Crew Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM;
Crew Locations: Philadelphia, Wilkes-Barre, Williamsport, Harrisburg, Altoona, St. Marys, Meadville and Uniontown;
Compensation: $12.20 per hour, company-sponsored health insurance and benefits

CFANS Diversity Scholars Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Minnesota

Posted on: December 3, 2018

Contact Email: khalling@umn.edu

Website: https://www.cfans.umn.edu/about/diversity-inclusion/gradopp

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota (MN)

Opportunity Type: Fellowship

Career Level: Mid-career

This recurring annual program is an initiative to attract promising scholars from underrepresented communities with potential to pursue future faculty positions at the University of Minnesota and at other top research universities. Fellows will work with CFANS faculty members on independent research and participate in activities related to professional development in academia such as teaching and learning, competitive grant writing, supervision of students and staff, and research program development. Fellows are hired on as postdoctoral associates for two years with an annual salary of $50,000, subsidized medical and dental insurance, one month’s salary for relocation, $5,000 per year for research support, and 2500 for professional devpt.

Program Coordinator - Food and Ag - 11th Hour Project

Posted on: December 2, 2018

Contact Email: jobs@11thhourproject.org

Website: http://11thhourproject.org

Location: Menlo Park (CA)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

The 11th Hour Project, a Palo Alto-based program of The Schmidt Family Foundation, is committed to
promoting a responsible relationship with the planet’s food, water and energy resources. We are looking
for an exceptional person to provide administrative support to our Food and Agriculture Program, which
is focused on exposing the true costs of industrial agriculture, building power in affected communities,
and advancing regenerative farming models. The Program Coordinator must have an excellent work ethic,
be highly organized and skilled at setting priorities, and possess a willingness to jump in with both feet.
The successful candidate will be a quick study who thrives in a high-performing organization.

Program Manager - Earthwatch Institute

Posted on: November 28, 2018

Contact Email: hr@earthwatch.org

Website: https://earthwatch.org/About/Jobs-Internships

Location: Boston (MA)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Mid-career

The Program Manager (PM) role is key to the successful delivery of the Earthwatch mission. The PM is responsible for managing partner relationships and delivering programs to time, budget, global mission priorities and protocols and a high standard of quality. Program Managers hold responsibility for the management and delivery of a portfolio of field research projects, grant programs, or a combination of both. The successful Program Manager is responsible and accountable, with an ongoing drive for improvement. He or she is an excellent relationship manager and communicator, able to understand the needs of different audiences, with a keen focus on delivering high standards of customer service.

Natural Resource Manager - Land Trust of Santa Cruz County

Posted on: November 28, 2018

Contact Email:

Website: https://www.landtrustsantacruz.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/LTSCC_Job_Natural-Resource-Manager_10-3-18.pdf

Location: Santa Cruz (CA)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

The Natural Resource Manager is responsible for natural resource management on land trust properties, including supervision of staff, contractors and volunteers. This position collaborates with other staff on easement monitoring, financial management, public access, events and communications. Focus lands include Watsonville Slough Farm, Glenwood Open Space Preserve, our Sandhills Preserves, Star Creek Ranch, Byne-Milliron Forest, Fairway Coastal Terrace Prairie, Marywood, and other properties as they are added to our holdings.

Protection/Land Strategies Director, Maryland/DC Chapter - The Nature Conservancy

Posted on: November 27, 2018

Contact Email:

Website: https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=47048&Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&PostingSeq=1&SiteId=1

Location: Maryland (MD)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Mid-career

The position coordinates and implements a comprehensive program to protect natural areas as habitat for plants, animals and natural communities and to advance the Maryland/DC chapter’s goals for climate change resilience and clean water. Working with private and public landowners, s/he uses the full range of protection tools, including purchase, gift, easement, lease, registry, conservation brokerage, cooperative projects and assists. Partners may include federal, state, and local government, conservation organizations, etc. The position also implements and achieves the Conservancy’s internal conservation priorities by representing the Conservancy in relationships and negotiations with government agencies and advisory committees.

Program Analyst II – Organizational Effectiveness - David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Posted on: November 27, 2018

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Website: https://www.packard.org/about-the-foundation/jobs/program-analyst-ii-organizational-effectiveness-in-partnership-with-ucb/

Location: Los Altos (CA)

Opportunity Type: Fellowship

Career Level: Entry

Dec 31st Deadline - The U.C. Berkeley-Haas School of Business through the Center for Social Sector Leadership offers this unique year-long fellowship in philanthropy at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation (Foundation) to provide next generation leaders with an opportunity to engage with philanthropic and Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) leaders and work with a grantmaking team serving diverse issues and populations with the Organizational Effectiveness grantmaking team. The vision for this partnership is to strengthen the future of philanthropy and civil society by providing recent graduates from diverse disciplines and backgrounds a professional-level introduction to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector...

USFS Native American Research Assistantship (12/1) - U.S. Forest Service and The Wildlife Society

Posted on: November 23, 2018

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Website: http://wildlife.org/apply-now-usfs-native-american-research-assistantship/

Location: Multiple (Remote)

Opportunity Type: Internship

Career Level: Entry

Deadline extended to 12/1. This is the fifth year for the professional development program, which facilitates opportunities for Native American students to be mentored by USFS Research & Development (R&D) scientists and promotes student advancement and training for careers in natural resource and conservation-related fields. Assistantship participants aid and learn about the USFS’ ecological science-based approach to decision-making and balancing multiple-use management of national forests and grasslands. Assistantships are available for Native American students interested in wildlife and forest resource research and management. Students will learn and work with an interdisciplinary team of researchers with the USFS during 2019.

Innovation Intern - Defenders of Wildlife - Center for Conservation

Posted on: November 23, 2018

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Website: https://defenders.org/jobs/center-conservation-innovation-intern

Location: Washington (DC)

Opportunity Type: Internship

Career Level: Entry

The internship is an opportunity for an advanced college, graduate, or post-graduate student to work with CCI and other Defenders staff at the interface of science and national conservation policy. In this position, the intern may help collect and analyze large spatial and non-spatial datasets, create published reports, scientific articles, web applications, and maps related to the conservation of species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Skill development will vary with the specific project, but the intern will generally have the opportunity to gain a deep understanding of how the ESA is implemented in practice and experience in programming, conservation data and policy science, statistical analyses, GIS, remote sensing...

Innovation Coordinatior - Defenders of Wildlife - Center for Conservation

Posted on: November 23, 2018

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Website: https://defenders.org/jobs/center-conservation-innovation-coordinator

Location: Washington (DC)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

S/he is responsible for maintaining general knowledge of all of CCI’s key projects to help communicate our work with internal and external partners and provide administrative assistance. This position also serves as a “trouble-shooter” in helping to solve problems and completing various tasks. Assignments are results-oriented, requiring substantial discretion on the part of the Coordinator in determining how to meet identified goals (e.g., researching a factsheet, organizing a meeting). Many assignments will also involve substantive analysis of conservation data, policies, laws, and other materials. The Coordinator will bring one or more particular skills—such as experience with GIS or data science, or training in policy analysis...