Conservation Analyst — San Francisco, CA
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Job Title: Conservation Analyst
Location: San Francisco, CA
Hours and Compensation: competitive
Application Deadline: Jan. 4, 2013
Posted On: Dec. 4, 2012
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Since our founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 117 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide — and we operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally. We have more than 1 million members and dedicated staff working in all 50 United States and more than 30 countries around the world — we are everywhere you want to be!
The Conservation Analyst provides technical and scientific support and leadership for conservation projects and initiatives through high-level data- and spatial-analysis. S/he effectively and efficiently manages multiple analytical projects. S/he independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard methods and techniques, and collects, manages, and analyzes spatial data related to natural resources and human demographics. S/he delivers analytical tools, decision support products, biodiversity data, and training to Conservancy staff and its partners. S/he helps develop conservation plans and conceptual models that support development of conservation strategies. S/he develops and defines methodologies, criteria, and algorithms for conservation planning, and produces high quality visualizations, cartographic products, web-based platforms, and other products to effectively communicate complex information to diverse audiences. S/he conducts scientific research, records data, and writes proposals, project reports and peer reviewed publications.
The ideal candidate will have: a graduate degree in science-related field and 2 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; experience working with geospatial software suite (Esri or open source equivalent); experience in leading and/or working with inter-disciplinary teams; experience managing multiple concurrent projects; experience synthesizing, interpreting and communicating scientific information and preparing high quality reports on findings; experience working and communicating with a diverse group of people; and a peer reviewed publication record.
How to Apply
For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID# 40597 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is January 4, 2013.