As a CHIEF, INTERIOR BRANCH, some of your typical work assignments may include: Under the general direction of the Deputy Associate Director for Natural Resources, OMB's Interior Branch Chief heads a professional staff responsible for leading and coordinating the formulation of the President's annual budget; policy, legislative, program, and regulatory analyses; and management improvements for programs in the assigned agencies.
The Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy is pleased to issue the first call for applications for a Native American Graduate Fellowship in Land and Water Management. These awards of $10,000 per year are to support Native American students’ pursuit of skills and expertise through graduate education that they can apply to advance water resilience in tribal communities. We invite applications from tribal members who are pursuing graduate training in a variety of disciplines and programs relevant to land and water resource management in the Colorado River Basin region.
The Sustainability Education Graduate Research Assistant supports the Sustainability Education programming in the following functions: supervising undergraduate student workers, facilitation of the IonE Undergraduate Leaders Program, supporting program evaluation and maintaining administrative processes (recruitment, communication etc).
The Leadership Training and Events Summer Research Assistant supports the development and implementation of the Institute’s leadership training and events for these programs:
We are seeking to fill two vacancies for a full-time, one-year Data Science Research Specialist position which will focus on advancing our environmental impact modeling with an emphasis on ecosystem service assessments. This position will be on the Knowledge Initiatives (KI) team, which leads the portfolio of interdisciplinary sustainability research and scholarly activity within IonE and is a core member of the Natural Capital Project (NatCap).
We are seeking a full-time, one-year Research Software Engineer Specialist to focus on advancing our environmental impact modeling. Skills in Python, Excel, and cross-disciplinary communication are key. The position will work with our research software team to develop, maintain, deploy, and support existing environmental models and data. The position will work with a larger research team to understand and define the data elements, model assumptions, and outputs to resolve discrepancies and errors.
We are seeking a full-time, one-year Social Science Research Coordinator who has research experience to support programmatic administration and to coordinate interdisciplinary social science research projects including engagement with research collaborators within and outside of the academy. This position will be on the Knowledge Initiatives (KI) team, which leads the portfolio of interdisciplinary sustainability research and scholarly activity within IonE.
The University of Minnesota is seeking a full-time, one-year Research Social Scientist to support sustainability projects. The Research Social Scientist would advance our decision support science portfolio, an area of work that focuses on the processes and tools that enable evidence-based decision-making in public and private sectors. The Research Social Scientist will be critical to the implementation of mixed-methods approaches to rigorously assess and test the usability of environmental data products.
Clean Water for All is a broad coalition of working to elevate the importance of clean water for everyone through strategic national and regional campaigns that engage people, build our collective political power, and influence decision-makers to create equitable policies. Our Coalition has a long-term vision of seeing every community with access to safe and affordable clean water that supports healthy communities, healthy ecosystems, cultural resources, and wildlife. The National Wildlife Federation is the current fiscal sponsor of the Clean Water for All Coalition.
Since 2017, the Commission for Environmental Cooperation has hosted the annual Youth Innovation Challenge, a contest that invites youth from Canada, Mexico and the United States to submit their innovative ideas and solutions for improving both the environment and the economy in North America.
In the wake of a historic Washington State legislative session for climate, passing an economy-wide price on carbon, establishing a clean fuel standard, and making important investments for climate action, WEC/WCV is seeking a thoughtful, enterprising and people-oriented Climate and Clean Energy Campaign Manager to advance policy and campaigns that move our state to the next level for climate action.
This position is responsible for managing a pilot program that provides services to advance sustainability and resilience efforts within communities across a 10 state region in the Southeast (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN and VA) by ensuring local governments and the communities they represent have the opportunities and support to access and win funding for the purpose of sustainable and resilient economic recovery.
Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods (Stewards) welcomes applicants for Executive Director (ED), as our longtime ED, Michele Luna, has announced her retirement effective at the end of calendar year 2021.
Stewards’ Executive Director is responsible for advancing Steward’s vision, mission, and goals and for upholding the beliefs and values that form our organizational culture. Our ED administers the organization’s annual operating budget of approximately $650,000, oversees the work of 7-10 full and part-time staff and 250 volunteers, and reports to a 10-member board of directors.
The North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies (NCICS) is a UNC inter-institutional research institute whose primary focus is to promote the discovery of new knowledge about global, regional, and local climate variability and its impacts; and to provide information that is critical for determining trends and validating climate forecasts at all these spatial scales.
Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) is pleased to announce the availability of the 2021 National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant (NEP CWG) Request for Proposals (RFP).
Now in its second year, the NEP CWG Program is a nationally competitive grants program designed to support projects that address urgent and challenging issues threatening the well-being of coastal and estuarine areas within determined estuaries of national significance. In 2020, the NEP CWG awarded more than $1.3 million to eight projects.
The Pepperwood Foundation is currently seeking a dynamic individual to serve as our organization’s Finance and Operations Manager. Pepperwood owns and operates a 3,200-acre nature reserve in Sonoma County dedicated to ecological research and education. The mission of Pepperwood is to inspire conservation through science. Pepperwood's Dwight Center for Conservation Science is a 9,400 square foot LEED-certified green building equipped with administrative, educational, and research facilities to support the programs at Pepperwood Preserve.
The Pepperwood Foundation is currently seeking qualified candidates to serve as our organization's Development Manager. Pepperwood owns and operates a 3,200- acre preserve in Sonoma County dedicated to ecological research, education, and conservation action. The mission of Pepperwood is to inspire conservation through science. The base of operations for this position is the Dwight Center for Conservation Science at Pepperwood in Sonoma County, with potential for complementing with remote workplace options on a part-time basis.
Second Nature seeks an entry-level Climate Programs Data Manager to support the administration, implementation, and outreach related to Second Nature’s programs. This position will primarily manage contacts and support outreach related to the Climate Leadership Network, and will provide additional data-based support around Second Nature's cross sector, policy, and strategic partnership initiatives.
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory’s (SFBBO) mission is to protect birds and their habitats through scientific research and educational outreach. This year marks our 40th anniversary, a milestone of our long-term engagement in high-value conservation work across the San Francisco Bay area and beyond. We have evolved from a small, volunteer-driven organization to a professional environmental NGO with experienced and dedicated staff scientists and a robust volunteer team.
In the late 1950s, a forward-thinking group of University of California (UC) scientists conceived of a network of natural California areas managed specifically for academic use. They were weary of seeing wildlands that had once served as outdoor laboratories be supplanted by urban development. They needed access to natural ecosystems, where their equipment would remain undisturbed and where they and their students could study plants, observe animals, and measure ecosystems over the long term.