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Connectivity Science Coordinator

Employer
Center for Large Landscape Conservation
Location
Bozeman, Montana
Salary
$48,000 - $52,000
Closing date
Aug 8, 2022
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Position type: Full time, exempt

Location: Bozeman preferred; remote negotiable

Compensation: $48,000 - $52,000

Benefits: Major medical insurance, up to 5% match on a 401k, PTO, flexible scheduling

Application Deadline: August 8, 2022

Start Date: October 1, 2022

 

About the Center for Large Landscape Conservation (CLLC / the Center)

CLLC is a nonprofit organization located in Bozeman, Montana. We bring science, policy, and proven solutions directly to communities working to protect and restore the health and climate integrity of the planet through large-scale conservation measures. CLLC is a leader in the fast-growing global movement to reverse fragmentation, restore nature’s resilience to climate change, and support community-led action. CLLC offers a supportive, flexible, and dynamic work environment. The organization works to actively cultivate an inclusive workplace and values the leadership, skills, and perspectives of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, LGBTQ+ persons, and people from other historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

 

Position Overview

The Connectivity Science Coordinator will contribute to the mission, vision, and objectives of CLLC and be an integral part of the science team. They will support projects to conserve ecological connectivity and avoid and mitigate fragmentation by linear infrastructure. This position is supervised by the Senior Conservation Scientist. This position will support the science team internally, share science capacity with projects and communities around the world, and contribute toward advancing cutting-edge science.

 

Essential Duties 

  • Support spatial science projects by assembling GIS layers, conducting basic analyses, and generating maps
  • Support social science projects by applying existing and developing new tools, approaches, methodologies, and metrics 
  • Provide facilitation and/or logistical support for collaborative meetings and conferences
  • Produce or co-produce materials and written deliverables (e.g., reports, maps, toolkits, white papers, and academic articles) with a focus on connectivity science
  • Attend and present at meetings, conferences, and workshops
  • Coordinate and organize logistics for meetings and conferences including travel, lodging, food, supplies, and more
  • Other tasks that are required by the organization when requested

 

Desired Qualifications

  • M.A. or M.S. degree
  • Background in connectivity conservation science, natural resource management, conservation/wildlife biology, environmental studies, and/or related fields of study
  • Interest and experience in social science innovation and applications to socio-ecological connectivity
  • Experience with Geographic Information System software, as well as qualitative and quantitative analysis software
  • Experience with creation and management of databases
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including ability to think strategically and motivate others to identify and achieve shared goals and objectives
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, including technical writing and strong public speaking skills
  • Ability to facilitate meetings, including developing strategic and inclusive agendas, synthesizing key ideas, and summarizing next steps
  • Ability to work with CLLC staff and partners as well as independently, and to manage multiple concurrent projects and tasks effectively while meeting deadlines and reporting requirements
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Power Point, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to accomplish planned work activities to achieve a particular objective, while maintaining sufficient flexibility to adapt to new challenges and opportunities
  • Strong critical and strategic thinking skills
  • Strong desire to learn and improve
  • Motivated, enterprising, entrepreneurial, and creative

 

How to apply:

Please send the following materials by the application deadline as a single PDF to admin@largelandscapes.org and reference ‘Connectivity Science Coordinator’ in the subject line:

  • A brief Letter of Interest explaining how your goals, skills and background fit the responsibilities of the role as well as how you heard about the position opening
  • Resume
  • Contact information for two professional references

 

The Center for Large Landscape Conservation is committed to creating an environment where diverse perspectives are welcome. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. 

 

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