Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. In addition to the minimum requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Passion, innovation, and diversity are all key components to advancing our Mission and we encourage you to apply. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
Conservation Information Manager
The Nature Conservancy in Vermont is seeking a capable individual who will be responsible for performing multiple business functions related to TNC in Vermont’s mission, including conservation team organization and planning, gathering and managing conservation information towards accomplishing conservation goals, and supporting the conservation and science team in planning and executing our projects.
The Conservation Information Manager provides administrative, project management, communications, and other general assistance to conservation and science program staff working toward the achievement of program goals. This role gathers and manages conservation information, participates in conservation team planning, assists with the administration of grants and contracts, maintains project records, and supports the conservation team with administrative processes. The Conservation Information Manager coordinates land protection project packages, decision-making, project approval and implementation. The Conservation Information Manager works with TNC legal staff on tracking, approval, and compliance. This may include collecting, assembling, inputting, and analyzing various types of data, communicating with project managers and conservation partners, producing maps using GIS software, and assisting in the production of reports. The Conservation Information Manager coordinates multiple projects, sets deadlines, tracks deliverables, and provides ongoing logistical and administrative support for the conservation team. Most work is generally completed in an office setting but does include field site visits on a semi-regular basis.
Qualities We Seek
• Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ related experience in natural resource management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience managing, maintaining, and populating databases and manual files
• Experience coordinating multiple projects.
• Experience handling standard business communications.
• Experience completing tasks independently with respect to timeline(s).
• Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
• Experience using ArcGIS software.
• Experience with field work and collecting data using GPS tools.
• Must have valid driver’s license.
How to Apply
If you are passionate about conserving and protecting land and water and believe in the mission, principles and values of The Nature Conservancy’s approach to conservation, please find a more detailed job description at www.nature.org/careers. Search for position number 51050 to submit your resume and cover letter. Online applications only. This position is based in Montpelier, Vermont. Applications are due March 16, 2022.
For more information on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at The Nature Conservancy, please visit the Diversity and Inclusion page on our website.