Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education and on-the-ground conservation action. By mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical habitat they need to survive. And as part of BirdLife International, Audubon will join people in over 100 in-country organizations all working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world, leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level. What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of approximately 450 local chapters, 120 campus chapters, 17 state and regional offices, 34 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 50 states, and 700 staff across the country.
Reporting to the Western Rivers Regional Program Manager at Audubon Rockies, the Senior Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Western Water Program with on-the-ground project grant coordination and proposals, policy research, internal and external communications, chapter outreach, and coalition collaboration with a principal focus on water and habitat issues primarily in Colorado and to a lesser extent Utah and Wyoming. As part of the team, they will work with a broad array of internal and external partners to improve coordination and collaboration, to contribute to Audubon’s efforts to use science, projects, advocacy, and communications to improve the reliability of water supplies for birds and people across the Audubon Rockies territory, as well as produce timely work products throughout the year.
Additionally, they will work in partnership with water stakeholders and like-minded organizations in pursuit of Audubon’s objectives; and they may also advocate on behalf of Audubon to local, state, and federal government officials, including agency staff and decision-makers.
**There is a priority for candidates interested in this position to be based in the Western slope of CO ( Steamboat Springs, Grand Junction, Glenwood Springs, Montrose, Gunnison, and Durango).
**To be considered for this opportunity, candidates are requested to submit a cover letter.
**Please apply online. Phone calls and emails will not be addressed.
** The salary for this position will be up to $40k.
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Beginning September 15, 2021: Audubon requires all staff either to provide proof of being fully vaccinated or, if they cannot provide such proof for any reason, to wear a mask while working indoors, including in all Audubon facilities and offsite, and while working outdoors in situations where they cannot maintain social distancing. In addition, at this time and until CDC recommendations change, all staff in counties the CDC identifies as having “substantial” and “high” COVID transmission rates must wear masks indoors (unless alone in a closed office) and outdoors in situations where they cannot maintain social distancing regardless of vaccination status.
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