[MARMAM] job opening: Ocean Conservancy

MARMAM Editors marmamed at uvic.ca
Wed Oct 5 13:42:09 PDT 2005

> Director of Marine Wildlife Conservation
> The Ocean Conservancy's Director of Marine Wildlife Conservation 
will lead the organization's efforts to conserve marine mammals and 
endangered species by assuming a wide range of management and 
programmatic responsibilities, including:
> *	Providing scientific and policy expertise on issues relating to 
marine wildlife conservation and advancing TOC positions through the use 
of science, advocacy, grassroots organizing and education.
> *
> *	Representing TOC outside the organization and expanding the 
visibility of its programs among the scientific community, citizens'  
groups, and legislators, both regionally and nationally.
> *
> *	Supervising staff working on marine wildlife issues in the national 
and regional offices and developing and overseeing workplans, timelines, 
evaluations, and budgets relating to the goals of the program.
> *
> *	Working closely with the Development department to communicate with 
existing funders, identify new funding sources, and prepare proposals to 
secure adequate and timely funding for the program.
> QUALIFICATIONS:  Advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in marine science, 
with a focus on marine mammals, endangered marine species, or marine 
biodiversity.  Substantial experience in results-oriented program 
management, staff mentoring and supervision, and fundraising within a 
non-profit setting. Measurable success as an advocate for marine 
wildlife and a demonstrated commitment to science-based conservation of 
the oceans.
> If interested, please send resume and cover letter to The Ocean 
Conservancy, Att'n: Wildlife Director Search, 2029 K Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20006.

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