Connectivity Science Coordinator - Center for Large Landscape Conservation

Post Date: 7/21/2022
Opportunity Type: Job
Organization/Grantor: Center for Large Landscape Conservation
Position/Title/Fund: Connectivity Science Coordinator - Full-time
Deadline: August 8, 2022
Location: Bozeman, MT preferred; Remote negotiable

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.

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

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
Contact Info: admin@largelandscapes.org