[MARMAM] job opening: Ocean Conservancy
marmamed at uvic.ca
Wed Oct 5 13:42:09 PDT 2005
> THE OCEAN CONSERVANCY
> 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
> If interested, please send resume and cover letter to The Ocean
Conservancy, Att'n: Wildlife Director Search, 2029 K Street NW,
Washington, DC 20006.
More information about the MARMAM