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Education Coordinator, Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve

Organization: Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve

Location: Dover, DE

Type of opportunity: Full-time

Contact: DNREC Human Resources

Duties: This position serves as the lead for all education programming and communications at the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve and will be responsible for translating coastal and estuarine research data into an assortment of education and communication formats for a wide variety of audiences.

  • Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

    Develop and implement training, development, informational, and/or educational programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids.

    Evaluate effectiveness of programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids and modify to meet identified problems/needs, state/federal requirements, and agency goals/objectives.

    Present training, development, informational, and/or educational programs via classroom, workshop, or seminar using formal classroom instruction, exercises, handouts, materials, visual aids, etc. for group or one-on-one instruction.

    Research, evaluate, and select materials, handouts, visual aids, exercises, etc. that will best promote learning.

    Identify and analyze needs through interviews, surveys, and meetings with supervisors, management, administrators, officials, clients, the public, etc.

    Provide recommendations regarding problems/needs, effectiveness of training resources, and implementation of new or modified programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids.

    Collect, analyze and evaluate data from a variety of sources and effectively present/communicate information.

    Coordinate training/educational activities with agency personnel, contractors, community/professional organizations, and other providers.

    Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal laws, rules, regulations, requirements, and/or contract agreements.

Desired qualifications:

  • At least two years experience presenting training or education courses using a variety of training methods such as lecture, e-training, structured exercises, role play or group discussion as well as the use of training materials such as overheads, PowerPoint, handouts or videos.
  • Three years experience in preparing and developing training or education courses which includes designing learning objectives, curricula and materials.
  • Three years experience in developing and analyzing training needs assessments at the individual, job or organizational level.
  • Six months experience in presenting training or education courses in coastal or estuarine programs.

Start date: Position closes 9/2/2014

Link to more information: DNERC Website

How to apply: Apply at Delaware State Jobs Website

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Program Assistant, Center for Environmental Education Research

Organization: National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)

Location: Washington, DC

Type of opportunity: Full-time

Contact: Shirley Vincent,

Duties: The CEER Program Assistant will support all activities of the Center for Environmental Education Research, which includes developing national and international research reports and performing academic consulting services.

  • Assist with production and delivery of research and consulting reports, funding proposals, scientific publications, and meeting/conference presentations. Includes writing and creation of visuals such as tables, graphs, and maps.
  • Support CEER surveys and research. Includes data coding and screening, statistical analyses, and literature review.
  • Organize and maintain CEER databases, bibliographic database, and other files and materials.
  • Support communications and marketing efforts for CEER.
  • Support other NCSE staff and programs as needed.

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural or social science field; preferably environmental studies, science or sustainability.
  • Developed research skills, planning and organizing skills, analytic problem-solving skills, and creativity.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Proficiency in statistics software (SPSS experience preferred).
  • Basic knowledge of social science statistical analysis methods.
  • Strict attention to detail and thoroughness.
  • Ability to effectively train and supervise interns (management, teamwork, and employee development skills).

Start date: July 2014

Link to more information: View flyer.

How to apply: Email a resume to Shirley Vincent at

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Graduate Admissions Assistant

Organization: Bard College, Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) and MBA in Sustainability

Location: Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Type of opportunity: Full-time

Contact: Eban Goodstein, Director, (845) 758-7067,

Duties: Responsibilities include representing Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability at graduate school fairs, career fairs, conferences, and other recruiting events, developing and running open houses and information sessions  (on-site and online), establishing inquiry/ applicant communication plans, and maintaining contact with inquiries and applicants to assist with the admissions process. We anticipate 8-10 weeks of travel in the fall and 4-6 weeks in the spring representing both CEP and MBA programs. Working on select weekends and evenings is required.

Desired qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be highly proficient in Microsoft Office. Willingness to travel long distances is required. Experience with databases and/or graphic design software is a plus. Previous admissions or marketing experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a professional demeanor, strong organizational skills, and willingness to work in an innovative and flexible environment.

Link to more information:

How to apply: Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references by email only to

Application deadline: Open until filled.

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Assistant Professor / Range Scientist

Organization: School of Natural Resource Sciences, North Dakota State University

Location: Fargo, ND

Type of opportunity: Full time

Contact: Kevin Sedivec, Rangeland Management Specialist, (701) 231-7647,

Duties: North Dakota State University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Range Science to develop a relevant and productive research program and contribute to the institution’s teaching needs. Responsibilities will include:

• Develop a regionally and nationally recognized research program in rangeland ecology, restoration ecology, ecosystem management, and habitat management
• Acquire extramural funding to support research program
• Form collaborative relationships with on- and/or off-campus colleagues to enhance research capability
• Teach undergraduate course “Sampling Techniques of Range and Agro- Ecosystems” every year and develop a graduate level research design course for range/natural resource management
• Advise undergraduate students and actively participate in graduate student training
• Provide service to the school, college, university, and the profession of range science

Desired qualifications:

• A Ph.D. degree in range science, range management and ecology, restoration ecology, natural resource management, or a closely related discipline
• Experience, ability, and ideas to develop a nationally recognized program in rangeland ecology, restoration ecology and/or habitat management.
• Demonstrated ability to publish findings in refereed scientific journals
• Evidence of teaching experience
• Excellent oral and written communication skills

Link to more information: View the flyer.

How to apply:

• Visit
• Create an account
• Search for opening #1400203
• Create and submit your application when prompted

Application deadline: Screening will begin July 15, 2014.

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MS Research Assistantship in Redwood Forest Ecology

Organization: Cal Poly

Location: San Luis Obispo, CA

Type of opportunity: 2-year masters of science research assistantship

Contact: Sarah M. Bisbing, Assistant Professor, Silviculture & Forest Ecology NRES Department, 805-756-2721,

Duties: One graduate research assistantship is available to support research on regeneration dynamics and stand development of coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) following exposure to interacting disturbances (e.g. silvicultural treatment, wildfire, etc.). This study is designed to provide insight into this species’ response to novel conditions and susceptibility to climate change. Field research will occur across the species’ range, from the Oregon border south to Big Sur, California. There is flexibility in the pursuit of research questions, and the successful applicant can build on the funded study by developing and implementing an independent thesis research project.

Desired qualifications: Seeking a highly motivated, independent M.S. student. Applicants should have an excellent academic record, a strong interest in forest and landscape ecology, and a desire to improve quantitative and writing skills. Student must be willing and able to conduct extensive fieldwork in difficult terrain and train technicians in field techniques and sampling protocols. Preference will be given to students with a strong ecological background and prior field/research experience.

Anticipated start date: January 2015

Salary/pay: A research stipend and tuition are available for a 2-year program, contingent on satisfactory performance and degree progress. Research support and potential housing may also be available for summer fieldwork through Cal Poly’s Swanton Pacific Ranch (

Link to more information: View flyer.

How to apply: Send

(1) a letter of interest, including: research interests, career goals, and relevant past experiences;
(2) a resume or CV;
(3) GRE scores;
(4) unofficial academic transcripts; and
(5) contact telephone numbers and email addresses for three references.

Submit application materials as a single pdf file to Dr. Sarah Bisbing at

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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GIS Technician

Organization: Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC)

Location: Laramie, WY

Type of opportunity: Full-time, temporary

Contact: Nicholas E. Graf, GIS Research Scientist,, (307) 766-4928

Duties: Geographic Information System (GIS) technician will assist the Wyoming Density and Disturbance Calculation Tool (DDCT) Data and Application Steward to digitize anthropogenic disturbance in the Wyoming Sage-Grouse Core Population Areas. Use aerial imagery, in addition to other information in GIS software to map and attribute existing disturbance, creating a robust dataset. At the conclusion of the project, WyGISC will have a complete anthropogenic disturbance dataset for use in Core Area Health assessments the DDCT web application. The DDCT application is a web-based tool used to assess the surface acres of disturbance and density of disturbance that would be associated with a proposed project or development in core area. This tool supports the protocols established by Governor Mead’s Executive Order – Greater Sage Grouse Core Area Protection.

Essential functions of the technician are:

  • Interpret aerial imagery to ensure anthropogenic disturbances are mapped
  • Work with GIS software to compare multiple imagery and GIS datasets to insure all aspects ofdisturbances are evaluated
  • Essential software familiarity includes:
  • ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Additional functions may include:
  • Edit and/or create GIS data
  • Create progress reports
  • Create and/or edit custom scripts for use in ArcGIS desktop
  • Update webpages and or application documentationStart and end dates: This position is project specific, and will end and the conclusion of the project, June 2015.

Salary/pay: $14.50 to $15.00 per hour plus benefits depending on experience

Link to more information: View the flyer.

How to apply: Required application materials include the following: a brief cover letter indicating your interest in being considered and summarizing your qualifications for the position, a current resume, and list of three references.

All applications must be submitted through the University of Wyoming’s Department of Human Resources.

The job title is Research Assistant and is job number 6511.

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Outdoor gear shop full time retail position

Organization: Cross Country Connection

Location: Laramie, WY

Type of opportunity: Full-time retail positions

Contact: Ken Cramer,

Duties: Retail position in Laramie's long-standing outdoor gear store.

Desired experience: Retail and outdoor related to climbing, camping, cross country skiing. Computer skills including data entry, social media, website design would be a plus.

How to apply: Email a cover letter and resume to or drop off at Cross Country Connection, 222 S 2nd St, Laramie, Wyoming. Address your outdoor experience in your cover letter if it is not part of your resume. Also please note your availability ie weekends and holiday times.

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Environmental Soil Microbiologist

Organization: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, Department of Environmental Sciences

Location: New Haven, CT

Type of opportunity: Full time research position

Contact: Joseph Pignatello: 

Duties: In addition to soil studies, attract external funding  and to collaborate across disciplines with researchers at CAES and other institutions.

Desired qualifications: Must have a Ph.D. in microbiology or closely related area, a strong foundation in soil microbiology and molecular identification techniques, excellent communication skills, and a record of productivity.

Salary/pay: $71,945/ yr, paired with a benefits package.

How to apply: The  candidate  should  send  electronically: a  cover  letter  summarizing qualifications; curriculum vitae; a Statement of Research Interests; one or two recent reprints; and contact information  for  at  least  three  references  to:  

Dr.  Joseph  Pignatello  
Department  of Environmental  Sciences,  CAES,  P.O.  Box  1106 
New  Haven,  CT  06504-1106 

Application deadline: Position is open until filled.

Environmental Field Technician

Organization: H2E Incorporated

Location: Gillette, WY

Type of Opportunity: Entry level Full-time

Duties: The primary duties include conducting Storm Water inspections, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) inspections, field data collection using GIS/GPS, and record keeping and report preparation. The position will primarily involve field work throughout the Powder River Basin with approximately 80% field work and 20% office activities. Applicant must be willing to travel out of town/state up to 25% of the time. Applicant must be self‐motivated, able to work independently, have an attention for details, and be committed to contributing to a safe working environment. Applicant must be physically able to walk long distances and be able to lift and carry up to 60 pounds in the course of work activities. Applicant must have clean driving record, experience operating four‐wheel drive vehicles in all weather conditions, and comfortable conducting field work in all seasons.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in a science field (Preferably Environmental Related)
  • 0 to 5 years’ experience as an environmental technician
  • Pass pre‐employment and random drug tests
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word & Excel


  • Competitive Wages
  • Paid Holidays/Vacation/Sick Leave
  • Eligibility to participate in 401K plan after six months employment

How to Apply: Submit cover letter, résumé, and application via either email or Mail:

H2E, Incorporated
113 S. Gillette Ave., Suite 214
Gillette, WY 82716
ATTN: Robert Gilson

An application can be found on our website at


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