Reporting to the Sanctuary Director, the Associate Director is primarily responsible for the oversight and management of staff, volunteers and budgets supporting the Blair Audubon Visitor Center visitor experience programs. They will provide leadership, ensure visitor and education programming and support Audubon’s mission and goals for the Sanctuary and greater Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed, Big Cypress and Everglades ecosystems. They will plan budgets, project revenue and manage expenses associated with all programs related to visitor experience. Additionally, the Associate Director will play a lead role in marketing the Corkscrew Swamp experience to attract visitors and program participants, all while embracing and advancing the Sanctuary’s mission which aims to influence conservation of the Greater Everglades.
The Associate Director will lead the Blair Audubon Visitor Center operations and guest services including Admissions, its Nature Store and Gallery Cafe sales, general visitor and volunteer assistance, and membership sales as well as public and youth education programs.
COVID-19 mitigation at the Blair Audubon Visitor Center includes frequent sanitation, a Plexi glass partition, Merv-13 filtration system, timed ticketing, mask requirement inside the Visitors Center, and the closure of some amenities.
This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week. Ability to work evenings and weekends required.
The Bird Care intern will gain valuable experience in researching best practices, and establishing data collection and tracking systems to maintain a high standard of care for the rescue bird collection used to support education and outreach work at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove (JJAC) in Audubon, PA. In particular, the intern will assist in reviewing current on-site practices of the bird care program and researching best practices in similar educational wildlife programs. The intern will assimilate data and develop a process to utilize appropriate software tools, such as spreadsheets or databases, needed to track, guide, and implement bird care protocols.
Areas of focus:
- Bird health data collection
- Record keeping
- Direct bird care and handling depending on availability and experience.
The intern will be provided with training in:
- Health management protocols for captive, non-releasable birds.
- The state and federal permitting process for educational facilities keeping captive birds.
- Volunteer management and training as it relates to bird care.
- The natural histories of the birds in the care of JJAC.
The intern will work closely with the Bird Care Coordinator and will learn about the managerial requirements of an education animal collection dependent largely on a volunteer staff.
The work can be conducted virtually, but a few on-site visits may be required over the course of the Spring 2022 Semester. This is a part-time, course credit internship for 4-8 hours/week. Student must be able to provide proof of eligibility to receive course credit from their university.
The Business Analyst is an IT role that serves in a lead project and support function across business units for addressing business process and IT systems needs and implementing system enhancements and bug fixes. This includes troubleshooting issues with supported systems and handing off issues to senior analysts, administrators, and/or application support or engineering teams, as necessary. The Business Analyst will also help implement computer system requirements by defining and analyzing system problems and designing and testing standards and solutions. The person in this role will work on core IT projects that support Audubon’s operations across the organization, including its network of field offices, and will report to the Director of IT & Application Development.
The Communications Intern will be in charge of implementing the social media and engagement strategy for Audubon’s Connecticut and New York regional office.
At this time, this position is completely remote. There is the potential for in-person work at our office in Albany, NY, however it’s not required.
The internship will begin in January 2022 and the duration will depend on whether you choose to do it for academic credit or as a paid internship. As a paid intern, you will receive $15/hour for your work up to 180 hours, to be completed any time before June 1, 2022. We are very flexible on schedule because a large percentage of your work will not be time-sensitive. If you’re interning for academic credit, we can work with you on a schedule that fits your school program requirements.
The Development Coordinator will play an important role in Audubon’s fund development program in Nebraska. This position will report to the National Audubon Society’s Director of Development, Audubon Nebraska and will work closely with Audubon Nebraska leaders and with development staff throughout the Central Flyway. This is a full-time position located in Omaha, Nebraska.
Reporting to the Director, Digital Platforms, the Digital Platforms Data Manager will provide industry-leading technical support, systems administration, and training to support Audubon’s EveryAction/VAN users. The person in this role will help Audubon’s educators, volunteer coordinators, grassroots organizers, and Audubon Center directors engage local communities across the country with beautifully templated emails, intelligent segmentation and automation, and accessible online interfaces, in collaboration with Audubon’s national marketing, advocacy, and fundraising teams.
The Digital Product Director will oversee the growth and strategic effectiveness of Audubon’s web presence (Audubon.org, and its network of 60+ state office and nature center sites). Reporting to the VP of Digital Products and working closely with the Editorial Site Director, the Digital Product Director will ensure that Audubon’s web presence is effectively engaging both existing and new audiences.
The role requires a mix of excellent digital marketing instincts, solid project management skills, an intuitive sense for user experience, and fluency in the tools of the modern web. A deep understanding of Audubon’s digital audiences, gained via research and testing, will form a key foundation of the Digital Product Director’s work.
Audubon South Carolina is seeking a seasoned and visionary leader to serve as Director of Conservation for the South Carolina office of the National Audubon Society, helping advance its mission to protect birds and the places they, and we, need to thrive using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation.
Reporting to the Vice President and Executive Director for Audubon South Carolina, the Director of Conservation will help bring National Audubon’s conservation strategies and priorities to life in South Carolina by developing a comprehensive vision and science-driven, landscape-level with conservation goals to guide Audubon’s conservation work in the state— with a particular focus on increasing climate resiliency through restoring and protecting critical coastal, marsh and forest habitat and mitigating the impacts of climate change through sustainable forestry and agricultural practices.
The Director of Conservation will define measures of success, develop implementation plans, track conservation activities, report on progress toward goals, and manage and grow the state conservation team to support these efforts. They will work closely with natural resource agencies, other conservation organizations, and stakeholders across National Audubon and Atlantic Flyway offices to ensure the successful planning and implementation of Audubon South Carolina’s conservation programs. This includes coordinating with members of Audubon’s Science, Network, and Policy teams to ensure alignment between state and national conservation science, engagement programs, and policy agendas to enhance Audubon’s conservation impact at every level.
They will also work closely with Audubon’s Fundraising and Finance teams to secure funding and shape sustainable income streams to support Audubon South Carolina’s conservation priorities, with responsibilities to include cultivating and stewarding donors; developing and managing funding proposals for foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individuals; and creating a culture of philanthropy among Audubon South Carolina’s conservation team.
Audubon South Carolina is committed to building equitable, resilient, and healthy communities in which every member benefit from the joy and value of nature. The Director of Conservation is expected to embody these values in his/her/their direction and vision.
Reporting to the VP, Development, the Director, Major Giving and Campaigns will assist in growing the major gifts program at the National Audubon Society through collaborative fundraising efforts together with regional leadership and other conservation professionals working across the Audubon Network, supporting Audubon in achieving its ambitious local, state, and national goals. They will accomplish this in the following ways:
- Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of 75 – 100 major gift donors and prospects capable of giving $25,000 + annually
- Manage the CTNY Elevate Campaign, driving forward all fundraising-related activities with staff and volunteer leadership
- Establish a framework for increased annual fundraising results to meet the expanded operating needs resulting from campaign growth
- Manage the regionally focused individual giving fundraising team
The Director will partner across the organization, engaging program staff and Board members in fundraising activities, as well as identify giving opportunities. The right candidate will have lived experience working with people and communities of color—and demonstrated skill in doing so. They must also have exceptional written and oral communication skills and demonstrate a commitment to a collaborative work style.
Key metrics for results will include donor engagement (number of personal meetings with prospect and volunteers) and revenue (value of gifts; the number of solicitations; success rate of solicitations; and achievement of programmatic contributed revenue goals). The successful candidate is an entrepreneurial, results-driven, development professional who is adept at closing six and seven-figure gifts and leading teams.
This position requires up to 50 percent travel in the assigned territories with occasional evening and weekend travel.
Audubon Mid-Atlantic seeks a dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial leader as its Director of Southeastern Pennsylvania Centers. The Director will report to the Vice President and Executive Director of Audubon Mid-Atlantic (“AMA”) and directly lead Center-based staff. The position will have four core functions:
- Oversight of all operations and finances at the John James Audubon Center (Audubon, PA) including:
- Care for the site’s facilities (including a Visitor Center and historic home and barn); museum exhibits; art, historical and cultural artifacts in the Center’s collection; trails and grounds.
- Volunteer engagement.
- Capital projects and deferred maintenance management.
- Visitor experiences, including conservation education programming on- and off-site.
- Generating revenue through museum admission fees, retail sales, private rentals and grants.
- Managing expenses.
- At both the John James Audubon Center and the Discovery Center, lead efforts to make conservation action accessible to everyone by
- Reaching out to audiences that are new to environmental stewardship.
- Creating programming and learning materials focused on conservation and climate change, including hands-on experiences for all ages.
- Developing family programming, weekend activities and festivals, STEM-supporting school field trips and on-the-ground conservation work focused on local species and habitats at risk.
- Play a significant and proactive role in fundraising at both centers.
- Participate as an active and productive leader in the Audubon Mid-Atlantic’s senior management team convened by the Executive Director.
The Director will play an important role in carrying out the mission of Audubon Mid-Atlantic and the National Audubon Society. The programs to be developed will be done so in conjunction with relevant stakeholders and will include elements of Audubon’s core approaches to conservation—education, science, public policy and direct habitat management.
A key outcome for this work will be engaging and building a more diverse constituency to advance Audubon’s local, regional and national goals. The Director will work alongside staff to create and manage culturally-resonant programs collaboratively with local communities, working to address community needs and assets and help advance those actions that positively contribute to the conservation of our region’s birds and the spaces they need to thrive.
The National Audubon Society is offering a crash course in how to create an award-winning magazine and website. As a full-time paid fellow, the journalist will have the chance to be a valuable member of our team, contributing both digital and print content and getting a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to be an editor at a major publication. This fellowship is a training ground for a long-term, successful career in journalism. Ideal candidates will have strong writing and communication skills as well as an interest in covering topics ranging from science and conservation news to environmental and social justice. Immersed in the day-to-day operations, the fellow will hone the skill of creating fresh and accurate content on fast-paced deadlines and develop a stronger ability to tell longer, engaging narrative stories. The intent is for fellows to gain experience, published work, and job savvy that will help them land a staff job or launch a successful freelance career.
The paid fellowship is approximately 35 hours per week, pays $18 an hour, and spans a period of up to six months. Typically this position is located in New York City, but due to COVID-related concerns, there is a strong possibility the beginning of the fellowship will take place remotely. Because of this, we are also open to candidates working remotely for the entire span of the fellowship.
To apply, please upload a one-page cover letter, one-page resume and links to three to five writing samples. The links can be included in the cover letter.
Opened in 2011, the Audubon Center at Riverlands is one of 41 Audubon Centers in the U.S. Audubon Centers are hubs of impact and direction for conservation throughout their regions and communities. We are a project of the National Audubon Society and a unique partnership with the Rivers Project Office of the St. Louis District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
We use education, science, outreach, and inclusion to protect birds and their habitats in the Great Rivers Confluence Important Bird Area and the greater St. Louis Region. We build new generations of conservationists and leaders through experiential STEM-based learning in nature; use science to understand and protect birds and habitat; and offer programs and events that inspire understanding and appreciation of nature and inspire action to protect our Great Rivers, birds, and habitat.
Reporting to the Center Director, the Education Manager will lead, develop, implement and oversee all environmental educational programming for the Audubon Center at Riverlands. Specifically, they will manage the Nature Education for Stewards of Tomorrow (NEST) Program, which includes the RiverVision Leadership Project, Flight Crew, Little Creek Summer Camp, Eco-Learners, and public programming for all ages. Additionally, the Education Manager will assist with the daily operations of the Center, as well as the supervision and development of staff, interns, and volunteers. Learn more about our educational programs at https://riverlands.audubon.org/
The Engagement Manager is responsible for regional efforts to engage and activate Audubon chapters and members while expanding the sphere of influence of the Audubon network within the region. Reporting to the Vice President / Executive Director of Audubon Upper Mississippi River (UMR), they will serve as a part of UMR’s senior leadership team and work closely with regional and national staff to support a strong chapter network, communicate with supporters across the region, engage members in Audubon’s advocacy initiatives, and create healthy community-based initiatives that support bird conservation.
Working with the Policy Director and UMR conservation team members, they will develop a strategy to engage Audubon chapters and members with an emerging Upper Mississippi River conservation initiative. The Engagement Manager will be responsible for developing partnerships and providing training and capacity-building opportunities, tools, and mechanisms to build the connectedness, capacity, diversity, and size of the Audubon network in the region. The Engagement Manager will collaborate closely with the Vice President / Executive Director to successfully engage our bipartisan network and conservation partners for successful policy campaigns and conservation leadership. They will oversee the development and delivery of UMR’s community engagement programs, with a specific focus on the Lights Out initiative.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled, experienced manager and a strategic thinker and have a background in working with communities, campaigns, and collaborative partnerships across the region and the Upper Mississippi River watershed.
Audubon Mid-Atlantic’s mission—like that of its parent organization, the National Audubon Society—is to protect the places that people and birds need today and tomorrow, through science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. Where birds thrive, people prosper. Audubon is committed to the sustainability of our planet and is working to mitigate the growing harmful impact of climate change. Audubon Mid-Atlantic serves a broad constituency of more than 100,000 members. Our grassroots network includes 26 local Audubon chapters and we serve over 75,000 people annually through our conservation, education, and advocacy programs. Our Pennsylvania centers—The Discovery Center in Philadelphia, and the John James Audubon Center in Montgomery County—along with Patterson Park Audubon Center in Baltimore, represent three of Audubon’s 41 centers.
This two-year position is funded by the FAO Schwarz Fellowship program and National Audubon Society and is designed to provide new college graduates who have the potential to become future social impact leaders with exposure to nonprofit organizations and training. The transformative Fellowship experiences combine direct service and special projects with professional development, mentoring and networking opportunities and help the Fellow launch a successful career in the nonprofit sector. For more information: faoschwarzfellowship.org
Applicants must submit a cover letter. In the cover letter they should address: name, email, phone, pronouns, name of college/university, state or country of college/university, name of hometown, state or country of hometown, college, major(s), how the candidate heard about the role, and race/ethnicity and first generation college student status (disclosure on these this is optional).
In addition to that, they need to answer the following three questions.
- Question 1: How did you learn about the FAO Schwarz Fellowship, and why are you interested in being a FAO Schwarz Fellow?
- Question 2: Why are you interested in being the FAO Schwarz Fellow at Audubon Mid Atlantic? Why does their mission engage you?
- Question 3: What background and experiences would you bring to the direct service and special project work at this organization?
You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter in PDF format. Please name your files as follows:
Application Deadline is February 10th, 2022
The Finance Manager is responsible for performing a broad range of fiscal, budgetary and analytical duties for Audubon’s field offices. They will support the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for State offices, and are responsible for the organization, preparation, review and control of annual operating budgets, as well as the semi-annual forecasts.
They are responsible for regular reporting for both internal and external stakeholders, variance analysis, and will interact with State leaders and office staff to facilitate financial planning and clarify/resolve financial issues. The ideal candidate has a high degree of financial acumen, strong financial systems skills, communicates frequently and well, and is very well-organized. The position reports to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for State offices.
The Finance Manager manages the budgets and financial position including analytical duties of several field offices.
The GIS Technician will work under the Senior Analyst of Geospatial Science and Data as part of a team of science and conservation staff to develop applied science products (including analysis, reports, mapping, data visualizations, web maps and applications as well as mobile data collection applications) to inform conservation programs, natural resource management and communicate conservation outcomes. The GIS Technician will work on projects across priority California conservation landscapes (Coasts, Deserts, Central Valley and Urban) and programs, including, Coastal and Estuarine, Groundwater, Conservation Ranching, Salton Sea and Western Water. The GIS Technician will work across many California Landscapes on a variety of projects and products to meet conservation program and organizational goals.
We seek a motivated, creative problem solver who, as a GIS Technician, will perform a variety of technical work from basic map creation to assisting with more complex spatial analysis and remote sensing. The GIS Technician will also act as a staff resource for GIS needs in California, aid in data management and collaborate on projects and reports with internal and external and technical and non-technical staff.
This is a full time, one year remote position (preference given to working in the Pacific Standard Time) with the potential to be extended if funding permits.
The Policy Director, Alaska will lead and define policy efforts and overall governmental affairs functions to advance Audubon’s mission and bird conservation objectives in Alaska. Reporting to the Vice President and Executive Director of Audubon Alaska, they will serve as a part of Alaska’s senior leadership team and work closely with all staff to design strategic conservation campaigns.
The Policy Director will lead the development and execution of a state and federal policy agenda to advance both state and federal priorities, focusing on public lands, climate conservation priorities, and protection for Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and at-risk species. The Director is responsible for coordinating and implementing policy efforts with staff across National Audubon and Alaska programs. This includes engaging chapters, grassroots networks, partners, proactively communicating issues and positions, and helping attract contributions to execute successful policy campaigns and conservation outcomes. The Policy Director will also be tasked with government affairs activities in coordination with our national policy team leadership, and efficiently organize our membership in Alaska and across the U.S. to take action on issues that impact birds and communities in the state.
The ideal candidate is a skilled, experienced manager and strategic thinker with in-depth experience and knowledge of Alaska wildlife conservation, environmental, energy and/or climate policy. They will also have experience working across Alaska’s diverse social and ecological geographies.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Audubon Mid-Atlantic, the Policy Director will be a senior member of Audubon Mid-Atlantic team. The Policy Director will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive strategy to advance a bipartisan policy agenda at the state level in Pennsylvania and Maryland with a particular near-term focus on advancing climate mitigation and resiliency policy opportunities through legislative and administrative regulatory action.
The Policy Director will work in collaboration with other Audubon Mid-Atlantic conservation, communications, and network engagement staff to achieve priority policy objectives. The Policy Director will also act as the region’s connector to national policy work (except for fresh water policies) and works with national conservation strategy, policy, and Atlantic Flyway leadership.
The Policy Director will be a critical leader in driving the regional office’s vision to implement transformative and equitable policy solutions and mobilize an effective conservation network of 90,000 plus members and other supporters across the region. Audubon Mid-Atlantic is committed to turning pragmatic policy ideas into real protections for birds and the places they and we all need to thrive.
Audubon MidAtlantic is committed to equitable, resilient and healthy communities in which every member benefits from the joy and value of nature. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and celebrate differences among candidates and employees. We also work to ensure that every candidate and employee is positioned to succeed, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or veteran status.
This position is based in either Maryland or Pennsylvania, with regular travel to Harrisburg and Annapolis and other locations around the region, as needed.
The National Audubon Society has identified the Everglades as a national conservation priority and a centerpiece of Audubon’s hemispheric water strategy. The Greater Everglades Ecosystem supports 70 threatened and endangered species and is home to more than 8 million people. Everglades restoration is the world’s largest ecosystem restoration program and ensuring effective implementation of this program is one of our key priorities. Restoration is complemented by efforts to reducing nutrient pollution and other threats to the Everglades through science-based water policy initiatives.
Aligned with Audubon’s overall conservation goals and strategies and in coordination with the Policy Director of Everglades, this person will oversee the continued strategic and measurable implementation of conservation goals in the Greater Everglades that results in the organization’s increased capacity to protect priority birds and their habitats.
This position may be located in Miami, FL, or Remote (Southeast) Florida. Please submit a cover letter in order to be considered.
The Program Manager, Coastal Resilience will be responsible for Audubon’s efforts to restore, enhance, and manage priority coastal habitats for the benefit of salt marsh dependent bird species and to increase coastal resilience in New York. The position is part of the Audubon Connecticut and New York conservation team and will be based at the Theodore Roosevelt Audubon Center and Sanctuary in Oyster Bay, NY.
The National Audubon Society is seeking a full-time, motivated, and hands-on Recruiter. Position will report to the Manager, Talent Acquisition. The Recruiter will provide critical HR support to key team members and employees throughout the National Audubon Society and will play a key role in achieving Audubon’s strategic goals by identifying top talent, promoting a high-performance culture, and handling day-to-day recruiting duties. They will work across disciplines and must be proficient in candidate generation and sourcing, and be able to deliver quality, diverse candidates with minimal lead time. This role is ideal for a process-oriented individual that can handle a high volume across multiple geographies without sacrificing candidate experience.
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a private not-for-profit Audubon Sanctuary encompassing 13,000 acres in Southwest Florida’s western Everglades. Being a part of the Corkscrew team means making a difference for conservation. The Campus Host position is a part-time seasonal position assisting with essential end-of-day and center-related functions related to guest safety and facility support and security. Campus Hosts support the Blair Visitor Center by ensuring that all visitors have made it off the boardwalk at the close of business hours, and securing the gates and parking lot. Campus Hosts serve as on-call resources on weekends and after hours for alarms or unexpected needs that arise from interns or guests such as visiting scientists. Campus Hosts share on-call and closing responsibilities in shifts with others. Campus Hosts can expect to work an average of two to five hours per scheduled shift. When not working, opportunities abound for Campus Hosts interested in volunteering in public education, resource management, maintenance, and more. This is an exciting seasonal opportunity to work with a leader within the conservation industry.
Campus Hosts are required to live on-site in their personal RV (Recreational Vehicle) on one of Audubon’s two RV pads. The RV pads are nestled in the pine flatwoods near the housing area. Each site is equipped with water, sewer and electricity hook-ups as well as a private outdoor patio and grill. Corkscrew is a remote sanctuary.
The Seasonal Center Assistant, Admissions will support the Blair Audubon Visitor Center operations and guest services including Admissions, its Nature Store and Gallery Cafe sales, general visitor and volunteer assistance, and membership sales.
COVID-19 mitigation at the Center includes frequent sanitation, a Plexi glass partition, Merv-13 filtration system, timed ticketing, mask requirement inside the Visitors Center, and the closure of some amenities.
This is a seasonal position working 40 hours per week from October 1, 2021 -March 31, 2022. Ability to work evenings and weekends required.
This position will support The Audubon Center at Riverlands Education team in a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities including facilitating N.E.S.T programs, leading bike hikes, assisting with our winter programs including Bows for Birds, Raptor Saturdays and Eagle Ice Festival, grounds and facilities care, event planning and implementation, coordinating with and scheduling volunteers and serving as back-up at the front desk.
Rowe Sanctuary lies in the heart of a critical spring staging area for migrating Sandhill Cranes. Located along the Platte River in southcentral Nebraska, the 1,447-acre sanctuary contains 2.5 miles of river channel, wet meadows, and some agricultural fields. Public hiking trails wind through riparian areas and along the banks of the Platte.
The Senior Coordinator, Center Operations will be responsible for the implementation of strategies that strengthen Rowe’s volunteer program and earned income revenue from sales and facilities rentals. They will conduct day-to-day work in the areas of volunteer recruitment, training and placement as well as be responsible for overall guest and phone reception, as well as, planning and execution of all aspects of a robust facilities rentals program.
**In order to be considered for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter.
Reporting to the Director of Finance Administration, the Senior Coordinator, Leases and Contracts will review, draft and administer leases and contractual agreements. They will also be responsible for managing the lease and property database software, lease payments and renewals; training personnel on contract procedures and drafting; and completing and compiling all contract and lease documentation. The Senior Coordinator will work closely with finance and legal teams.
Audubon Delta (AD) is a regional field office of the National Audubon Society. AD manages Audubon's conservation and network priorities in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. This geography includes 81 Important Bird Areas covering more than 16 million acres and over 42,000 Audubon members and supporters, many of whom belong to one of Audubon's 21 local chapters.
Reporting to the Vice President and Executive Director of Audubon Delta, the Senior Director of Conservation will lead the development and implementation of landscape-level conservation goals for the implementation of Audubon's five priority conservation strategies in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi for the benefit of birds, communities, and the places they need to thrive. The Senior Director of Conservation will collaborate with natural resource agencies (federal, state, county, municipal, and tribal), private conservation organizations, and Audubon chapters to effectively implement their work across the landscape. The Senior Director of Conservation will work closely with national, flyway, and state fund-raising, science, engagement, and policy and communications teams to create sustainable income streams, conservation science strategies, equity in conservation goals, and policy/engagement strategies to further Audubon's conservation goals in the region.
The Senior Director of Conservation will design and lead the implementation of all conservation goals in the region, manage the conservation and science staff, and track conservation outcomes and measures of success. They will develop funding proposals for foundations, corporations, agencies, and individuals. This role will also be responsible for identifying and securing funding opportunities and managing the funding relationships with natural resource agencies at multiple governance levels and some funder and donor relationships as assigned.
The Temporary Assistant Land Steward will provide support to the Senior Sanctuary Manager to and help oversee the daily operations of the Paul J. Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary.
This is a full-time position and will require transportation, of seven miles, by boat to the Sanctuary where work will be performed, and overnight stays of one or more nights at a time at the Sanctuary.
Reporting to the Director of Quantitative Science, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for supporting Audubon’s science and Great Lakes teams with regional bird conservation initiatives and external partnerships.
The Project Coordinator will support Audubon scientists, resource managers, and their external partners working together to conserve birds and their habitats along the Gulf coast and the Great Lakes. The Project Coordinator will work closely with the Conservation Science Manager for Audubon Great Lakes as well as external partners at the Illinois Natural History Museum and the Biodiversity Research Institute. They will support a collaborative co-production process in which diverse stakeholders use Structured Decision Making to develop research efforts to inform coastal stewardship and management decisions. They will gain experience in facilitation and collaborative decision-making while working with a broad and diverse team.
Please see details below for applications:
- In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include a cover letter with your application.
- This is a full-time, grant-funded position funded for 1 year from start date. **Benefits eligible.
- This position may be based remotely within continental U.S.