Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison - SW Climate Adaption Science Center

Opportunity Type: Job

Who: The American Indian Higher Education Consortium

Position: Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison

Location: Tucson, AZ

Type: Full-time permanent

Salary Range: $60,000 - $70,000 annually

Timeline: Onboarding in early 2022

Description: The American Indian Higher Education Consortium is looking for a Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison, to be housed at the SW CASC. This full-time, professional position will provide direct extension support to tribes and tribal colleges & universities located in California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, the states comprising the service area of the SW CASC, located on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ.

The position will draw upon the SW CASC Tribal Engagement Strategy and work with the SW CASC to develop and implement a communication, education, and outreach program involving tribal governments, schools and communities focused on supporting climate resilience planning and implementation. Tribal community-based activities to be supported by the climate science liaison include outreach/engagement, education and research associated with mobilizing community response to anticipated environmental, health, and safety impacts of climate change. 

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Application: Send a current CV, cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position, and 2 writing samples. Please send materials to jobs1@aihec.org with the subject line "Attn: Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison."