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Timber Trade Project Officer, TRAFFIC (Namibia)

TRAFFIC is currently seeking a Timber Trade Project Officer in Namibia, Wildlife-TRAPS Project Officer based in Yaoundé, Cameroon and a number of short-term consultants to assist with a timber trade programme in Cameroon. Learn more. 

Monitoring and Biodiversity Manager (Washington, D.C.)

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

The Monitoring and Biodiversity Manager is responsible for working with the Foundation’s staff, federal agencies and other conservation partners to assist in the development and implementation of an outcome-based funding/investment and impact monitoring framework, strategy, and business system for the Foundation’s conservation programs. The Monitoring and Biodiversity Manager and other members of this team are expected to be and/or become thought-leaders in their respective fields and position the Foundation as the convener of choice in the conservation community. Learn more.

Fellowship on Women in Wildlife Protection (Kingsville, TX)

Deadline: May 30, 2013
GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP/ASSISTANTSHIP to begin the fall 2013 semester that would lead to a Master of Science from Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville Texas. The student chosen for this program will be required to complete course work and a thesis at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, as well as an assistantship in the Conservation Education Program at the Welder Wildlife Foundation located on the Welder Wildlife Refuge near Sinton, Texas.  The student’s thesis research will focus on investigating historical and current roles of women in the wildlife profession, and the challenges women have faced in their careers. Fellowship stipend is $14,000/yr plus $900 insurance stipend.

The assistantship will be broken into 2 segments and completion of the graduate fellowship/ assistantship program will take approximately 3 years.  The student will be on a Welder Wildlife Foundation Fellowship while at the university and on salary while at the Welder Foundation.  Housing will be provided while working at the Welder Foundation.


As an assistant in the Welder Foundation’s Conservation Education Program, the graduate student will help plan and conduct on-site and outreach education and training programs for public school and university students, and will assist the Education Program Coordinator with programs for adults and teachers. The graduate student will also assist with workshops, field days, symposia, public tours, preparation of educational materials, and maintenance of museum displays and biological collections.


Applicants must have a B.S. or B.A. degree in a biology-related field (e.g., Wildlife Biology, Ecosystem Science, Natural Resource Management, Zoology, etc.), and minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and combined GRE score of 1100 (300 on GRE new scale). A strong background in wildlife or range ecology, conservation, and management is important.  Ideal candidates would have excellent written and interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic, and sincere interest in education and working with people.


To apply, please send the following materials via email attachment to Dr. Selma Glasscock, 
sglasscock@welderwildlife.org: (1) Cover letter explaining career goals, academic interests, and preferred sub-disciplines of study, highlighting relevant experience, (2) a resume, (3) names/addresses/email for three references, and (4) GPA and GRE scores (unofficial ok).


To apply or for further information please contact:

Dr. Selma Glasscock, Assistant Director        
sglasscock@welderwildlife.org

(361) 593-3715

                                       

 
Dr. April Ann Torres Conkey, Assistant Professor
April.Conkey@tamuk.edu

Welder Wildlife Foundation                                                    
Department of Animal, Rangeland, and Wildlife Sciences
P.O. Box 1400                                                                                    
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Sinton, TX  78387                                                                             
 MSC 228

361-364-2643                                                                                     
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202


www.welderwildlife.org    

Community Engagement Associate – Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance (Jackson, WY)

The Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance is dedicated to responsible land stewardship in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to ensure that human activities are in harmony with the area’s irreplaceable wildlife, scenic and other natural resources. The Community Planning Intern assists the Community Planning Director with Alliance research and advocacy efforts on issues regarding private land development, particularly as it relates to impacts on wildlife, scenery, and community character. Flexible start & end dates with a duration of 10-12 weeks. Full-time 40 hours per week. Possible evening and weekend work required. Stipend depending upon experience paid twice per month.

To apply, contact: Mr. Amy St. Pierre, Community Engagement Associate, jobs@jhalliance.org.

Wildlife Program Coordinator (Lincoln, MA)

Description:

The Wildlife Program Coordinator provides leadership, expertise, and commitment to developing and presenting high quality wildlife programming and exhibits. S/he manages wildlife care staff and oversees animal care, participates in day-to-day animal care, is responsible for wildlife acquisitions and dispositions, manages and ensures compliance with regulations, as well as the proper and professional execution of all wildlife programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the veterinary care and health of all captive wildlife at Drumlin Farm.
  • Serves as the key liaison between the wildlife care and education functions.
  • Designs and oversees animal handling orientations for teaching staff.
  • Manages the animal collection strategy and acquisition, coordination of animal enrichment, training of animals for program use, as well as long-range planning and evaluation of wildlife programming.
  • Oversees the design and development of all wildlife collection displays, exhibits, and program materials.
  • Plays a key role in the ongoing assessment of the structure and operations of the Wildlife Care Department to ensure that the operations of the wildlife area reflect a broad and integrated vision for the Education Department.

 

Qualifications: B.S. in Environmental Science, Wildlife Management or related field plus 3 to 5 years of experience working with and/or caring for wildlife. A background in environmental education and at least 3 years of supervisory experience. Strong computer, organizational and communication skills with the ability to work independently, as well as be an active team member. Ability to work some weekend days. Requires First Aid and CPR certification upon hire, as well as successful completion of a CORI and SORI screening. Valid MA driverŒs license, ability to lift 50 pounds and traverse uneven terrain.

Compensation and Benefits: Full benefits package.

To inquire about this position:
Send a cover letter and resume to:
Robin Stuart
Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary
208 S Great Rd
Lincoln, MA 01773
rstuart@massaudubon.org
781-259-2217

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