Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facilities Project Coordinator
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Established in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a green leader among public gardens with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate our historic glasshouse.
Phipps is seeking a full-time Facilities Project Coordinator. The Project Coordinator will assist the Director of Facilities and Sustainability with projects related to facilities and operations, coordinating project resources to ensure quality standards and completion dates are met. The Facilities Project Coordinator will oversee project teams, maintaining timelines and budgets with vendors and other departments within Phipps. The Project Coordinator will also be responsible for the day to day administrative support of the Facilities and Studio Phipps departments, including maintaining paperwork, ordering materials and managing correspondence and reporting for the department.
The qualified candidate must have exceptional project management experience in a construction and maintenance environment and the ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere. Familiarity with sustainability principles, including the Living Building Challenge, LEED, WELL, and SITES is required, along with exceptional administrative and organizational skills. Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years of experience in a related field with office experience is preferred; a valid driver’s license is required.
Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere. Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please. Phipps is an equal opportunity employer.
For more information about Phipps, please visit our website: www.phipps.conservatory.org .
Phipps Conservatory is an equal opportunity employer.
Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever
St Paul, MN, United States
PHEASANTS FOREVER & QUAIL FOREVER The Habitat Organization JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Vice President Education & Outreach
Application Deadline : May 5, 2017
Anticipated start date : July 1, 2017
Location : White Bear Lake, Minnesota (National Headquarters)
Company Overview : Pheasants Forever, including its quail conservation division, Quail Forever, is the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have more than 149,000 members and 700 local chapters across the United States and Canada. Chapters are empowered to determine how 100 percent of their locally raised conservation funds are spent; the only national conservation organization that operates through this truly grassroots structure. Since creation in 1982, Pheasants Forever has spent $708 million on 517,000 habitat projects benefiting 15.8 million acres nationwide.
Responsibilities : • Serve on executive leadership team and help provide vision and planning for the organization. • Promote development of future generations that support conservation, habitat and our nation’s hunting heritage. • Oversee programs for No Child Left Indoors® initiative and R3 initiative. Help create vision and future direction to reach one million people with new and expanded programs. • Working with a team of experts, meet the objectives established for conservation leadership, hunting heritage, habitat/land stewardship and shooting sports. • Create and manage budgets for areas of responsibility. • Develop partnerships with other organizations to support education mission of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. • Cultivate donors and strategic partnerships with affinity to youth and education mission. • Maintain a high level of communication with all departments and outside partners to advance education mission of the organization. • Create revenue streams for stability and growth of programs. • Provide input as needed for production of promotional materials, reports, newsletters and other means of communication. • Support national and regional programs, training workshops and special events.
Qualifications : • Bachelor’s degree or higher in natural resource field, education, business administration, non-profit management or related field. • A passion for the mission of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. • Proven leadership and team building skills with a minimum of 10 years of supervisory experience. • An energetic and well organized individual who has a strong record of leadership, teamwork and the ability to lead and coach effectively. • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to cultivate and collaborate effectively with diverse constituencies, including principal partners, donors, board members, national team members and volunteers. • Excellent oral, public speaking and written communication. • Knowledge and experience with traditional outdoor activities and outdoor education. • Demonstrated strategic thinking and innovation skills, as well as an ability to see the big picture.
Reports to : President & CEO
Salary : Dependent upon qualifications and experience; includes health and retirement benefits.
To Apply : Visit our Recruitment website at www.pheasantsforever.org/jobs.
ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please combine your cover letter, resume, and 3 references into a single Word document or PDF file on the Recruitment website
Pheasants Forever is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled
Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA, United States
The Environmental Law Program (Program) at Harvard Law School seeks a Communications and Outreach Manager to increase the Program’s visibility in the policy community and maximize the impact of staff and faculty research. The C&O Manager will work primarily with the Program’s Environmental Policy Initiative, but will also partner with ELP faculty and Clinic staff for discrete projects, to help the team reach intended policy audiences and develop new policy partnerships. The C&O Manager will take some direction on the content of the communications and outreach, but will enjoy considerable freedom identifying the most effective and appropriate channels of communication, format, and timing of outreach and to execute the Program’s communications strategy. The work is a combination of substantive policy writing and outreach to and engagement with key stakeholders. The right candidate will be able to communicate complex legal content and its relevance to federal, state, and local environmental and energy policymakers. The Manager will be responsible for creating targeted policy products from academic pieces generated by ELP faculty and staff, to make that work more accessible to policy audiences; and fielding rapid response questions from policymakers or stakeholders on targeted issue areas. The C&O Manager will also be responsible for identifying critical audiences in Program issue areas; developing relationships with state and federal decision-makers and Hill offices; organizing issue briefings on selected topics; identifying policy outlets and distribution lists for Program products; and maintaining issue-specific key stakeholder contact lists. The C&O Manager will play an important role in the Program’s social media and online presence, developing content for the Program’s website and Twitter account. Based on the changing needs of the Program, the C&O Manager may be called upon for other tasks, including outreach for Program events. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required. The C&O Manager will report to the Director of the Environmental Policy Initiative. The right candidate can operate independently and balance multiple priorities; and, at the same time, work well on a team. The candidate can anticipate and resolve problems, communicating with the supervisor when appropriate and seeking assistance. A sense of humor is a plus.
Basic Qualifications A bachelor’s degree and 4 years of relevant experience, preferably in communications, or as a program assistant, legislative correspondent, or policy staff. A law degree or Master’s in environmental policy or public policy can take the place of 2 years of professional experience.
Additional Qualifications Superior research, writing, editing and proofreading skills are required, as are excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to exercise judgment and discretion. Preference will be given to candidates with environmental law or policy experience, and/or to state or federal legislative experience. Candidate would thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, self-motivated environment.
Additional Information This is a term appointment currently expected to extend one year from date of hire, subject to funding and departmental need. All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville
We are EnSafe, an employee-owned, global professional services firm. We strive to provide cutting-edge, innovative solutions for our clients. We are currently accepting applications for an Environmental Scientist/Ecologist. Our ideal candidate will have a strong desire to pursue ecological assessments and project management as a career choice. This position will support ecological investigations, including wetland, stream and terrestrial environments as well as evaluation of environmental impacts for projects subject to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The successful candidate will support projects under the direction of senior ecologists and environmental scientists. The successful candidate can expect to receive assignments of increasing complexity commensurate with demonstrated technical and critical thinking skills and/or additional education.
Typical ecology project assignments will focus on a range of field evaluation tasks, such as delineation of jurisdictional wetlands, streams and other unique ecosystems, evaluation of potential impacts of proposed projects on aquatic or terrestrial ecosystems, preparing required permit documentation, or developing appropriate mitigation plans, or measures, that may be required to support permit or other project activities. NEPA project involvement will include analyses of environmental impacts of proposed project alternatives to support Categorical Exemptions, Environmental Assessments or Environmental Impact Statement findings.
We require a minimum of seven years of experience in ecology, environmental science, or NEPA, a BS in a related field, good written and verbal communication skills, strong work ethic, exceptional deductive reasoning skills and attention to detail. Coursework or experience related to biology, ecology (terrestrial or aquatic), forestry, soils or similar sciences provides an excellent foundation for this position. This Environmental Scientist/Ecologist can be based out of any of our Tennessee offices (with a preference for Memphis).
Our employees are outgoing, self-motivated, and thrive in a fast-paced consulting environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, an outstanding work environment, and the opportunity to work on innovative and challenging projects. For consideration, submit your cover letter, salary expectations, and resume.
Check us out on the web at www.ensafe.com
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