Human Dimensions Specialist

Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Denver, CO
Job Category
Full time Positions
$56,148.00 - $65,868.00 Annually
Last Date to Apply
Human Dimensions (HD) research, outreach and support helps CPW to understand and forecast how people’s perceptions, concerns, and preferences about natural resource management help inform agency decision making and policy processes. Additionally, HD efforts ensure that the agency is conducting robust and equitable stakeholder engagement efforts and using the most appropriate data collection techniques and research practices when soliciting input from our constituents. This position will collaborate with the current HD Scientist/Researcher IV position to proactively identify applied social science needs within the agency and developing robust social science approaches to carry them out. They will also provide support for agency staff when social science expertise is required.
Minimum Qualifications At least two years of professional experience in human dimensions research or an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position AND at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in human dimensions, natural resource management, sociology, anthropology, environmental psychology, geography or another field of study related to the work assignment. Substitutions Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis Appropriate experience will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis Preferred Qualifications - Research design, survey development and implementation expertise. - Proficiency with quantitative and qualitative software programs, experience with Qualtrics, NVivo and SPSS a plus. - Knowledge of statistical procedures/analysis and experience coding qualitative data - Knowledge of parks and wildlife issues and awareness of stakeholder interests and preferences. - Robust awareness of theoretical frameworks typically used in human dimensions of parks and wildlife research. - Current or former State experience relevant to this position
Contact Person
Colorado DNR HR
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