Search

Job

Staying Connected Initiative Coordinator

Posted by
The Nature Conservancy
|
Keene Valley, NY
New
|
Published 18 days ago

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

 We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.

 

Position Summary

Have you ever asked yourself, “How can I help?” or “How can I make a difference?”, but you don’t know where to go or have the time to do it? Welcome to The Nature Conservancy. You have found the solution and now you can pointedly make a difference every day!

By joining our New York team, you will become part of a group that is a force to be reckoned with; a force for nature, a force for people, and a force for our planet. We are making a difference every day through our boots on the ground conservation work, voices in public policy advocacy, and teaching minds in local cities and communities. Our science community consists of a group of a experts who are leading the industry on multiple fronts to bring science, strategy and action together.

The Staying Connected Initiative (SCI) Coordinator manages and supports a bi-national, public-private partnership focused on securing landscape connectivity across an 80 million-acre region spanning parts of 5 states and 3 Canadian provinces, from New York to Nova Scotia. For additional information about the Staying Connected Initiative, please view the Staying Connected Fact Sheet 2021.pdf

Working with partners, the SCI Coordinator helps define long-term connectivity conservation strategies, builds strategic, scientific, and technical capacity in the field and develops key partnerships with public and private organizations to identify and resolve technical issues and to widely communicate solutions and best practices. They help develop innovative scientific methods, analyses, tools and frameworks to address connectivity needs, and engage diverse, relevant partners within the New England, Canadian, New York geographies where we work, to advance SCI’s mission. They represent the partnership in the larger connectivity and landscape conservation communities in the U.S., Canada, and internationally.

The preferred candidate will be comfortable with both independent and team-based work, as well as duties that span from day to day coordination to long term project implementation. We are looking for smart, entrepreneurial, and emotionally-intelligent go-getters who can manage and foster solid relationships externally and internally for lasting success. We appreciate collaborative approaches and encourage innovative ideas and recommendations.  

 

Location

This position ideally would be based out of the TNC Keene Valley, NY office, though working from a home office in northern Vermont or northern New Hampshire is an option.

Skills and Experience

·        Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience in natural resource management or similar field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·        Experience in partnership development with non-profit partners and/or government agencies. 

·        Experience completing tasks independently with respect to timeline(s).

·        Experience with communication via written, spoken and graphical means in English and other relevant languages.

·        Experience using common software applications such as Word, Excel, web browsers, etc.

·        Experience with producing maps and/or other graphic products and reports and operating GIS software.

·        Valid Drivers’ License.

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    August 12, 2021

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Keene Valley, NY
Associated Location
Keene Valley, NY, USA

How to Apply

If you are interested in doing work you can believe in, want to work in a collaborative environment, and like a great benefits package, please visit http://www.careers.nature.org and search for job ID #50021 in the keyword search. Applications must be made online. Submit your application by 11:59 PM EST on August 12, 2021, to be considered.  

If you experience technical issues, please contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please visit our career center for a full list of all our open positions globally – new positions are posted often!

If you are interested in doing work you can believe in, want to work in a collaborative environment, and like a great benefits package, please visit http://www.careers.nature.org and…

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.