Director of Conservation Science

East central Pennsylvania
Competitive salary & generous benefits package, including medical, dental, Rx, vision, retirement
Aug 31, 2018
Oct 31, 2018
Job Level
Senior level
Employment Type
Full time, Permanent
Salary Type

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, the world’s oldest and largest member-supported raptor conservation organization in the world, seeks a dynamic individual to lead its conservation science department and grow its global raptor conservation mission.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the science team and its collaborations, research facilities, scientific research and training programs, and budget.
  • Guide strategic planning, growth, and fundraising.
  • Collaborate with diverse individuals and groups to foster new projects, mentor up-and-coming raptor biologists, and grow raptor research globally.
  • Serve as the lead scientific spokesperson for the Sanctuary and represent conservation science at international meetings and symposia. 


  • Doctorate in zoology or related field.
  • Ten years of progressive management and research experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in leadership and mentorship.
  • Understanding of and passion for the Hawk Mountain mission. 
  • Demonstrated fundraising success.

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To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to by October 31, 2018.