Research Coordinator

Agency
The Peregrine Fund
Location
Boise, ID or Remote
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
50,000-55,000
Start Date
01/03/2022
Last Date to Apply
12/23/2022
Website
https://peregrinefund.org
Description
MISSION Conserving Birds of Prey Worldwide WORK WITH US The Peregrine Fund protects the Earth’s raptors, partnering with local people on five continents to inspire action and preserve essential habitat. Support comes from individual donors, corporations, foundations, and government grants. We were founded in 1970 to rescue the Peregrine Falcon from extinction by pioneering methods to breed and release them across North America. With that historic success, our mission grew to encompass all raptor species worldwide. Today we: Restore critically endangered species Research little-known species Train and support local conservation leaders Engage all ages with environmental education Conserve habitat Our employee benefits program plays a vital role in demonstrating our commitment to our employees. We are pleased to offer eligible employees a benefits program that is comprehensive and among the best among our peer institutions, including a 403(b) retirement program as well as health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance. The Peregrine Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The successful applicant will be required to complete a background screening before final offer of employment is made. POSITION SUMMARY The role of the Research Coordinator is to ensure that The Peregrine Fund’s research follows a systematic organization-wide approach in accordance with international best practices, especially the adaptive management paradigm. Other duties include managing field safety protocols, IACUC, and other local, national, and international permitting processes while maintaining and operating The Peregrine Fund’s research library. Collectively, this position will help to systematize The Peregrine Fund’s programs and ensure that they are well planned, organized, and evaluated. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Work closely with program and science team members to develop adaptive management planning for field programs to elucidate conservation targets, conduct viability assessments, identify critical threats, and conduct situation analyses that collectively couch conservation goals, research, and conservation interventions in an adaptive management framework. Ensure that the organization follows applicable laws and best practices including IACUC and field safety protocols. Ensure that material from The Peregrine Fund’s research library is properly managed and disseminated to raptor researchers globally. RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE Organize and conduct individual workshops with all of The Peregrine Fund’s conservation programs and program partners to construct shared visions for actionable and impactful conservation research. Coordinate the design and execution of research activities including study design, data collection, QAQC, and reporting. Perform data management tasks including data entry, manipulation, and analysis. Work with program directors to develop and implement field safety protocols. Ensure that all programs of The Peregrine Fund are performing adaptive management and hypothesis testing. Oversee the curation and maintenance of The Peregrine Fund’s research library and specimen collection. Ensure the dissemination of material from The Peregrine Fund’s research library. Other tasks as needed. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Advanced degree or substantial experience in vertebrate ecology, terrestrial ecology, natural resources management. Training and experience in implementing the Open Conservation Standards or similar conservation planning schemes. Training or experience in workshop facilitation. Proficiency in video conferencing, Google, and Microsoft Office applications PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience working in the field of raptor ecology or conservation. Knowledge of current trends in management and use of collaborative, shared data sets. Experience navigating IACUC. Experience managing interns and volunteers. Willingness to work in-person in Boise, although remote work will be considered. Spanish or French language skills. WORKING CONDITIONS Work environment will require time in the office; occasional national and international travel is possible. Annual Base Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 To apply, please send your CV, a cover letter, and contact information for three references to employment@peregrinefund.org
Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Advanced degree or substantial experience in vertebrate ecology, terrestrial ecology, natural resources management. Training and experience in implementing the Open Conservation Standards or similar conservation planning schemes. Training or experience in workshop facilitation. Proficiency in video conferencing, Google, and Microsoft Office applications PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience working in the field of raptor ecology or conservation. Knowledge of current trends in management and use of collaborative, shared data sets. Experience navigating IACUC. Experience managing interns and volunteers. Willingness to work in-person in Boise, although remote work will be considered. Spanish or French language skills. WORKING CONDITIONS Work environment will require time in the office; occasional national and international travel is possible. To apply, please send your CV, a cover letter, and contact information for three references to employment@peregrinefund.org
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Human Resources
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