Temporary Position, Landscape Conservation Initiative

Flagstaff, AZ

Organization: Landscape Conservation Initiative, Northern Arizona University


  • Supporting facilitated meetings and workshops by developing initial meeting agendas, note taking, and developing meeting summaries.
  • Background research on existing law and policy related to land management issues.
  • Logistics for facilitated meetings, including location of venues, travel arrangements, managing supplies and equipment, tracking invitations and RSVPs.
  • Stakeholder identification and outreach, including sometimes acting as day-to-day contact with project stakeholders and partners.
  • Conducting interviews to identify stakeholder positions, interests, information needs, and opportunities for moving forward on challenging issues.
  • Leading small group discussions of stakeholders with diverse perspectives and opinions.
  • Communications management, such as website updates, newsletters, and contact database management.
  • Social science data management, such as interview transcription and survey data entry, and coding.
  • Drafting of final reports and other project documentation.

Desired qualifications: A bachelor’s degree, demonstrated knowledge of the cultural and ecological diversity of the western US, especially Northern Arizona, as well as awareness of important socio-environmental issues in the region, experience working effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds, and a demonstrated ability to work independently, and to seek and act on supervisory input

Salary/pay: Compensation is $20/hour for a maximum of 29 hours/week.

Link to more information: Find out more about this position.

How to apply: Please send a cover letter and resume or CV to Sasha Stortz at sasha.stortz@nau.edu.

Application deadline: May 29, 2017.