Assistant Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison - Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center (AK CASC)

Post Date: 6/21/2022
Opportunity Type: Job
Organization/Grantor: Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center (AK CASC)
Position/Title/Fund: Assistant Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison - Full-time
Deadline: July 8, 2022
Location: Alaska

The Assistant Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison (Asst. TCRL) for the Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center (AK CASC) serves as support on Alaska tribal climate adaptation science needs under the guidance and direction of the Senior Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison (Sr. TCRL) of the Native American Fish and Wildlife Society (NAFWS). The Asst. TCRL is responsible for working with the Sr. TCRL to provide technical assistance and to work with tribal communities across Alaska to improve their capacity to prepare for and respond to climate-related environmental impacts. Duties include but are not limited to outreach and extension programming on tribal climate impacts, concerns and adaptation strategies; support efforts to enhance information exchange; assist communities to identify and prioritize resilience and adaptation projects; and work with another Asst. TCRL and a seasonal Alaska Native Student Intern.

These positions are funded for one year by the Department of Interior. While NAFWS and the AK CASC are working on making these long-term positions, this is contingent upon availability of funds. These are full-time salary positions. Salary is commensurate with experience, education and work history. Incumbents are subject to a pre-employment background screen and will be required to serve a 90-day probationary period. Duty station will be Anchorage, Fairbanks, or Juneau, AK. Remote work may be possible.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in one or more of the following: Alaska Native languages, engineering, physical sciences, biological/ecological sciences, natural resources, or relevant social sciences from an accredited university, AND at least one (1) year of experience supporting tribal needs related to climate adaptation and other environmental challenges in Alaska.

How to Apply:

To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, 3 professional references, BIA Form 4432 (if claiming Indian Preference) and official transcripts to: Justin Leon at jleon@nafws.org.