blog posts Fish and Wildlife Biologist at Department of the Interior (deadline 6/28/2023) Jun 27, 2023 10:45 am14 views As a Fish and Wildlife Biologist your duties may include, but are not limited to, conducting routine field experiments using established data-collection systems and extracts and analyzes data from these systems, performing preliminary analysis of quantitative and qualitative data using established methods and software in ways that support project needs, participating in the implementation of public use and education programs, maintaining public use and educational facilities, and drafting technical reports summarizing findings. IL Habitat Strike Team Technician - location negotiable (open until filled) Jun 27, 2023 10:30 am15 views The Habitat Strike Team Technician will assist with the implementation of wildlife management plans. Major responsibilities include implementing habitat management work on IRAP leased property and other IDNR private lands and public wildlife areas as directed; participating in the construction, fabrication, maintenance and repair of Strike Team equipment and supplies; assisting with the procuring of supplies and equipment; providing public information about IRAP and other habitat management techniques, as directed; contributing to data collection for scientific field studies and surveys; and other related duties as assigned. Forestry Technician, U.S. Forest Service (multiple locations in MI and WI; due June 26) Jun 16, 2023 10:30 am12 views This is a trainee position in the Forestry Technician profession that performs basic duties and receives training in support of various forestry, recreation and natural resources management programs, such as timber and silviculture, recreation and trails, wildlife, fisheries, watershed improvement, range, special uses, and wildland fire. The responsibilities are listed at the full performance level and may include marking and measuring specific tree species and observing defects under the guidance of a supervisor, gathering, compiling, and recommending improvements for developed and dispersed recreation sites on the unit, functioning as Collection Officer for recreation sites - collecting fees, counting, reconciling money collected, and ensuring deposits are made appropriately, and more. Human Dimensions Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey/PRI Jun 14, 2023 3:15 pm14 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking technicians to assist with all aspects of Human Dimensions research including, but not limited to, mail surveys, telephone interviews, data entry and analysis. This position will be located in Champaign, Illinois. Chicago Field Fellow (year-long field technician for fruit bat research), Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago (Madagascar; due June 30) May 31, 2023 3:45 pm20 views This one-year position will involve organizing and participating in monthly field expeditions for Ekipa Fanihy with one additional tech and a team of PhD students from the University of Antananarivo. This position will take over from one of our outgoing techs and overlap a current tech who will remain through August 2024 and be replaced in September 2024. Land Steward, Conservation Practitioner III (job number 53435), Kankakee Sands Preserve Illinois, The Nature Conservancy (Morocco, IN; due June 16) May 31, 2023 3:30 pm5 views This is a full time, regular, field-oriented position based at our Kankakee Sands Project in Pembroke Township, Illinois. Duties may include supervising seasonal and part-time staff, may also help plan and direct preserve work groups, including staff or volunteers, may help organize and participate in community outreach events and/or volunteer workdays, may work under minimal/distant supervision and make some independent decisions as delegated by supervisor. Some work might require working on your own, working in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances, may travel a few times a year for training or regional meetings. Plant Protection Technician (seasonal), USDA-APHIS-PPQ (Champaign, IL; due June 12) May 31, 2023 3:15 pm18 views Plant Protection Technicians play an important role in detection and management of invasive species in Illinois. This Technician position will support two APHIS-PPQ programs during the 2023 field season: (1) trapping and visual surveys to detect invasive exotic tree pests and (2) releases of parasitoid wasps for biological control of emerald ash borer. The Technician will install and maintain insect traps, collect and screen samples, evaluate field sites for biological control suitability, release biocontrol agents, and record data in local and national databases. This work will require working in a variety of environments throughout Central and Southern Illinois, including forest preserves, parks, urban and industrial areas, and rail yards. The Technician will also be expected to participate in outreach supporting these programs through daily interactions with the public while working in the field as well as occasional involvement in organized outreach events. The Technician will work both independently and as part of a team. Scientific Specialist, Aquatic Invasive Species, Illinois Natural History Survey (Glencoe, IL; due June 13) May 26, 2023 3:15 pm30 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking an Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist to develop and conduct basic and applied research with an emphasis on improving the effectiveness of scientific outreach for Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). This position will be based out of the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois. Scientific Specialist, Field Scientist (2 positions), Illinois Natural History Survey (Havanan or Pawnee, IL; due June 13) May 26, 2023 2:30 pm13 views Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to conducting, developing, and participating in research and outreach activities of the Survey, providing conservation program oversite, technical assistance and project management for conservation practices established through CREP, providing technical assistance and project management for the completion of CREP conservation easement projects, providing responsive management for the efficient and effective processing of CREP conservation easement enrollments, including coordinating the initial application, technical and field review with IDNR, and more. Biological Science Technician (soil, water, plant), USDA Agricultural Research Service (Oxford, MS; due June 2) May 26, 2023 2:15 pm2 views Duties include assisting higher level technicians in one or more phases of the research process by performing a variety of complex technical duties in a laboratory setting, collecting, preparing, evaluating and verifying samples and supporting records of plant, water, or soil research, maintaining detailed records of experimental data for biological research, performing routine and recurring techniques and studies by operating common laboratory equipment, tabulating and summarizing data using personal computers and software packages with appropriate quality assurance / quality control (QA/QC), safely disposing of waste material (both chemical and biological), maintaining inventory of chemicals, and more. Wyoming Beaver Conflict Reduction and Outreach Specialist, National Wildlife Federation (Laramie, WY; open until filled) May 24, 2023 1:45 pm5 views This work will include community outreach and education, hosting training events for local partners, and constructing targeted low-tech demonstration projects. This work requires specialized knowledge and skills in wildlife conflict resolution, and in techniques for non-lethal beaver management, as well as in building good relationships, credibility, and trust with key agency partners like WGFD, WYDOT, USFS; landowners; and non-profit organizations. Restoration Technician, Forest Preserve District of Kane County (Geneva, IL; open until filled) May 24, 2023 1:30 pm8 views Under direct supervision of the Senior Restoration Technicians, the Restoration Technician performs a wide variety of assigned tasks and projects designed to improve the ecological health of District lands. May assist or mentor seasonals, interns and volunteers on day-to-day operational tasks. Soil Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (6 vacancies in IL; due May 30) May 23, 2023 2:45 pm15 views Duties include assisting in gathering and assembling preliminary data for all resource concerns for use in developing complete basic farm conservation plans, understanding all applicable NRCS and Farm Bill programs available to address resource concerns and explains cost share programs and payment procedures to applicants and contract holders, carrying out a follow-up schedule for applying soil conservation practices in accordance with plan and contract schedules, with supervision, utilizing most current technology programs in the documentation and management of conservation plans and technical assistance by the service center. Soil Conservation Technician, Natural Resources Conservation Service (8 vacancies in IL; due May 30) May 23, 2023 2:45 pm11 views Duties include providing information to farmers, ranchers and other rural residents on the kind of assistance available from NRCS and other USDA agencies, assisting with conducting engineer surveys to design mechanical practices to be utilized in conservation planning, advising landowners on eligibility prerequisites and conditions that must be satisfied to qualify for program acceptance and payments, providing technical support to conservation planners in resource planning by utilizing survey tools and planning software. Field Technician, Humane Wildlife Solutions LLC (St. Louis, MO) May 23, 2023 2:00 pm3 views Humane Wildlife Solutions LLC is now hiring!...and looking to fill one or two positions immediately!Humane Wildlife Solutions LLC seeks to transform the way we address conflicts with urban wildlife in St. Louis City, County, and surrounding areas. We offer to residents and businesses in these areas a variety of completely humane services designed especially for the welfare of wildlife.In short, we provide long-term solutions at affordable prices without harming wild animals. Habitat Strike Team Technician, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever (Central or West Central IL; due June 4) May 22, 2023 10:45 am11 views The Habitat Strike Team and this position is part of a partnership between Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Illinois Recreational Access Program (IRAP) and Pheasants Forever, Inc. The incumbent will conduct habitat management work on IRAP leased private land and may also work on other IDNR private lands programs. This position is also responsible for maintenance and repair of equipment. This is a temporary full-time, employee of Pheasants Forever, Inc. and will receive daily leadership from the Strike Team Coordinator and possibly Pheasants Forever staff and/or IDNR staff. This position will be located in Central or West Central Illinois. Biological Science Technician (Recent Graduate), Agricultural Research Service, Soil Management Research Unit (Morris, MN; due May 26) May 17, 2023 9:30 am1 views Duties include assisting in one or more phases of the research process by performing a variety of standardized or routine duties, in a laboratory, field, or greenhouse environment, common to the assigned area of work, maintaining inventory of chemicals, preparing solutions and reagents for use in the laboratory, field, or greenhouse, safely disposing of waste material (both chemical and biological), recording instrument readings, collecting samples, and taking measurements, keeping detailed records of experimental data, tabulating, analyzing, and summarizing data using personal computers and software packages, performing routine and recurring techniques and studies using a variety of specialized equipment, maintaining, calibrating, and modifying equipment and automated systems used for test and evaluation procedures, and more. Resource Analyst, Kane DuPage Soil & Water Conservation District (St Charles, IL) May 16, 2023 1:15 pm16 views When you join our team, you will:Implement the Soil Erosion Sediment Control Program for projects ranging from new bridges to airport runways, re-zoned land to construction sites, land restoration to stream bank stabilization. You will review stormwater pollution prevention plans, inspect sites and identify areas for improved soil containment. Follow up inspections make sure the work is done right.Write Land Use Opinion Reports providing an opinion of a proposed project, identify natural features on site and offer an unbiased review of the land.Develop Partners for Conservation plans to help farmers improve water quality, providing technical assistance and distributing funds to help mitigate the cost of conservation practices—from cover crops to pollinator habitat, filter strips to grass waterways Education and Engagement Associate, Cumberland River Compact (Nashville, TN; open until filled) May 15, 2023 2:45 pm5 views The Education and Engagement Associate will report to the Senior Program Manager, Education and Engagement, and is responsible for coordinating and delivering high-quality youth education programs to schools and community groups. We are seeking a qualified candidate with interest and experience in delivering environmental education programs and developing new programs focused on fostering a connection with nature. The Education and Engagement Associate is expected to spend approximately 60% of their time directly engaging with students and teachers at schools and community programs. Soil Conservationist (Urban Conservationist), Natural Resources Conservation Service (New Lenox, IL; due May 24) May 11, 2023 2:45 pm7 views Duties include assisting in gathering and assembling preliminary data for all resource concerns for use in developing complete basic farm conservation plans, understanding all applicable NRCS and Farm Bill programs available to address resource concerns and explains cost share programs and payment procedures to applicants and contract holders, carrying out a follow-up schedule for applying soil conservation practices in accordance with plan and contract schedules, and, with supervision, utilizing most current technology programs in the documentation and management of conservation plans and technical assistance by the service center. Wetland Ecologist (entry-level and senior-level), GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (Brookfield, WI) May 11, 2023 2:00 pm12 views We are seeking entry-level and senior-level (6 to 20 years’ experience) Wetland Scientists to support and help lead our natural resources practice in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Candidates must have a solid educational background, be self-learners and motivated, and have a strong interest in working outdoors throughout Wisconsin and elsewhere within and beyond the Midwest. Senior applicants must have an interest in mentoring and developing younger staff to help build meaningful and successful wetland careers. Our Wetland Scientists work with a diverse team of Scientists, Engineers, and other Professionals. Experience sought includes wetland delineation, community design, vegetation O&M, and mitigation bank development and permitting. Aquatic sciences and threatened and endangered species knowledge and experience is also desired. Environmental Education & Engagement Coordinator, City of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation (Ann Arbor, MI; due May 17) May 4, 2023 2:00 pm5 views The Natural Area Preservation (NAP) Environmental & Engagement Coordinator works collaboratively with fellow NAP Supervisors to address all aspects of NAP’s mission, including volunteerism, biological inventory, and prescribed fire programming. The NAP Environmental & Engagement Coordinator may also serve as a “Burn Boss” – taking responsibilities for prescribed fire permitting, writing burn prescriptions, developing site-specific safety recommendations, fielding public inquires, and more. Conservation Specialist, Ozark Land Trust (Missouri; due May 19) May 4, 2023 9:15 am10 views Core tasks include visiting properties as assigned, both in person and through aerial imagery, to compare their current condition to their condition when OLT first protected them, to ensure there are no threats to the conservation values of the properties, coordinating with landowners of private protected lands to arrange for visits, meeting in person and virtually to gather input from owners of such properties about changes in condition of the lands, completing required forms and reports in OLT’s stewardship database to note the condition of the property, any comments from the landowner, or any knowledge derived from researching adjacent or nearby activities that might have an impact on the protected land, and more. Conservation Specialist, Marathon County Conservation, Planning, and Zoning (Wausau, WI; due May 22) May 4, 2023 9:15 am14 views As part of a Conservation Team, the Conservation Specialist will be focusing on outreach and working with a Marathon County producer-led group. They will work closely with EPPIC (Eau Pleine Partnership for Integrated Conservation) which was one of the first producer-led watershed groups in Wisconsin (more information can be found on their Facebook page here: EPPIC - Eau Pleine Partnership for Integrated Conservation - Home | Facebook). IL Seasonal Tech - Vegetation Assessments (summer 2023), Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever (southern IL; due May 16) May 3, 2023 2:30 pm0 views The Seasonal Technician – Vegetation Assessments will be responsible for conducting vegetation assessments at defined locations on rights-of-way in southern Illinois, completing assessment forms and entering data. This position will be responsible for accurate data collection and entry and take measures to ensure quality control. Assessments will be conducted from June 1 through August 15, 2023.This position may have the opportunity to assist other Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever staff in planning and conducting habitat management on private lands, coordination outreach events or attending chapter sponsored events. Multiple positions at the Great Basin Institute (western U.S.A.) May 3, 2023 2:30 pm1 views Multiple positions at the Great Basin Institute across the Western United States. WI Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever (Menomonie, WI; due May 19) May 3, 2023 2:00 pm3 views As an employee of Pheasants Forever, Inc. (PF) you will work in close partnership with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to promote, accelerate enrollment, coordinate, and implement the conservation provisions of the Federal Farm Bill and other related wildlife conservation programs. Activities will include program promotion, contract coordination, conservation planning, conservation plan modification, site assessment, and reporting. Watershed Programs Associate, Huron River Watershed Council (Ann Arbor, MI; due May 15) May 2, 2023 12:00 pm9 views The Watershed Programs Associate assists with the planning and implementation of environmental monitoring and stormwater outreach programming across the organization. The Associate is primarily responsible for coordinating volunteer data collection in HRWC’s Chemistry and Flow Monitoring Program and assisting with its ongoing development and implementation. The Associate is also part of a team assisting local municipalities and partners in meeting federal stormwater permit requirements and implementing key strategies of watershed management plans. HRWC will provide mentoring to guide growth and professional development within the watershed management field. Human Dimensions of Conservation Research Associate, New College of Florida (Lake Buena Vista, FL; due May 7) May 2, 2023 11:45 am28 views Under the direction of a Conservation Programs Manager, the Research Associate will comply with Disney rules and guidelines relating to appearance and professional conduct for the duration of the contract, collaborate with the members of Disney Conservation to develop and execute conservation social science projects, assist with social science data collection, analysis, and scientific writing, engage diverse teams and Cast Members across Walt Disney World Resort® in science and conservation opportunities, help create and deliver conservation education and career programming, support evaluations of core projects, and more. Biological Science Technician (soils), Agricultural Research Service (Lincoln, NE; due May 5) May 2, 2023 11:30 am0 views Duties include collecting, preparing, evaluating, and verifying soil samples and supporting records, performing routine soil laboratory techniques using specialized equipment for microbiological analyses, tabulating, statistically analyzing and summarizing data using personal computers and software packages, preparing solutions and reagents for use in the laboratory, field, or greenhouse, maintaining detailed records of experimental data, and assisting in one or more phases of the research process by performing a variety of technical duties, in a laboratory, field, or greenhouse environment. Soil Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (4 IL locations; due May 10) May 2, 2023 11:00 am5 views This position provides assistance in the development, planning, contracting and application of land conservation practices and programs consistent with NRCS policy and procedures. They also assist in gathering and assembling preliminary data for all resource concerns for use in developing complete basic farm conservation plans, understand all applicable NRCS and Farm Bill programs available to address resource concerns and explain cost share programs and payment procedures to applicants and contract holders, carry out a follow-up schedule for applying soil conservation practices in accordance with plan and contract schedules, and with supervision, utilize most current technology programs in the documentation and management of conservation plans and technical assistance by the service center. Soil Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (40 U.S. vacancies; due May 15) May 1, 2023 4:00 pm4 views A Soil Conservationist works with farmers & other private landowners in that county to help address resource concerns (ie. Environmental problems). This is done through conservation planning and then helping producers sign up for financial assistance to implement conservation practices. Post-Graduate Fellowship (June 2023-May 2024), Dunes Learning Center (Chesterton, IN) Apr 27, 2023 9:45 am2 views Environmental Education Fellows are key members of the Dunes Learning Center team and are responsible for providing meaningful experiences for children and adults regarding the diversity of ecosystems and cultural history of the Indiana Dunes all year long. They help students create connections, build confidence, and develop a sense of place by providing opportunities to explore, ask questions, reflect and work together as a team. Grassland Bird Conservation PhD Research Assistantship (Jan. 2024), Clemson University (open until filled) Apr 27, 2023 9:30 am19 views This position will focus on applied ecology and conservation issues pertaining to grassland birds (e.g., Northern Bobwhite, Henslow’s Sparrow, Bachman’s Sparrow, etc) and grasslands. One component of the project will leverage an existing dataset to evaluate grassland bird response to land cover (habitat) and management activities. The candidate may also pursue field work monitoring grassland birds using autonomous recording units or using drone technology to quantify and map drivers of spatial distributions of grassland birds, including vegetation cover and structure. Additionally, candidates may begin to address socioeconomic drivers and the human dimensions of grassland bird conservation. Students will have the opportunity to develop specific research questions around these or other topics and shape their dissertation to their interest. Visiting Scientific Specialist, Wetlands Geology, Illinois State Geological Survey (Champaign, IL; due May 15) Apr 26, 2023 11:15 am4 views ISGS is seeking to hire a Visiting Scientific Specialist, Wetlands Geology to participate in specialized assessment and monitoring of the hydrogeology and geochemistry of wetlands, streams, bioswales and other related environments. This position is for a full-time specialist dedicated to field data collection and analysis to support Illinois state agencies under their environmental programs, including the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Tollway, and Illinois Nature Preserves Commission. This position will support the analysis and reporting for compliance with various federal (e.g., Clean Water Act) and state regulatory programs. Position is based in Champaign, Illinois. Conservation Warden, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (due May 4) Apr 26, 2023 10:45 am6 views Conservation wardens are credentialed law enforcement officers who work throughout the state, enforcing all natural resource and recreation safety laws, educating the public on conservation topics and providing law enforcement services on state parks, forests and trails. We are committed to creating a culture of inclusivity, building trusting relationships, and thoughtfully engaging and serving our diverse public. Field Technician I (Seasonal), National Great Rivers Research & Education Center (multiple IL locations) Apr 26, 2023 10:45 am16 views Assist the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) in collecting ecological field data in large river floodplains, riparian zones and adjacent areas. The individuals in these positions will participate in a variety of field and laboratory research activities, providing day-to-day support for NGRREC scientists, visiting scholars, and research equipment. Wetland Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (Morrison, IL; due May 4) Apr 26, 2023 10:00 am20 views The purpose of this position is to support the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) mission of providing resources to farmers and landowners to aid them with conservation. This position serves as an expert in the provision of direct wetland determination assistance to Field Offices and producers and for supervision of assigned staff. Fisheries Management Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey Apr 24, 2023 11:00 am4 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking multiple (up to 2) technicians to conduct field and laboratory work in support of sportfish management projects in streams and reservoirs in Illinois. Field work responsibilities include measuring limnological parameters and sampling fish using boat electrofishing in reservoirs and stream electrofishing gears in wadable streams. This position will be based out of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Office in Gibson City, Illinois Fisheries/Aquatic Ecology Research Technician (full-time), Kaskaskia Biological Station, Illinois Natural History Survey (Sullivan, IL; open until filled) Apr 21, 2023 2:45 pm2 views Conduct field and laboratory work in support of research projects on sportfish management and invasion biology in lakes and rivers. Current research projects include spatial ecology and food web effects of habitat enhancements in reservoirs, experimental harvest regulations, and the ecology and management of invasive carp in the Illinois River. Field work responsibilities include measuring limnological parameters, sampling fish, zooplankton, and macroinvertebrate communities, and conducting creel surveys in rivers and lakes throughout Illinois. Conservation Ecology Seasonal (includes GIS work), McHenry County Conservation District (Ringwood, IL; open until filled) Apr 21, 2023 2:45 pm8 views Gain experience out in the field utilizing GIS technology and learn how to apply it to natural resource management. Work with our experience staff of Ecologists and GIS Analyst in the collection and maintenance of land management, land acquisition, division programs and biological inventories using mobile devices and/or GPS. Assist in the day-to-day operations, administration, implementation, maintenance, and support of the Land Preservation and Natural Resource Division’s GIS and related systems. Rachel Carlson Council Fellowship 2023-2024 - focus on environmental advocacy and organization (remote; due Apr. 30) Apr 21, 2023 9:15 am10 views The RCC Fellowship Program is designed to identify outstanding students with a passion for environmental education, organizing, and advocacy and provide them with financial support to carry out valuable projects and campaigns on behalf of the RCC. To apply to the program, students propose their own projects that are focused on sustainability and environmental justice to be carried out on their campuses and in their communities. Individuals considering applying to the program may consider a wide variety of potential projects. Former fellows have run projects ranging from divestment campaigns to podcasts on environmental justice issues and campaigns for renewable energy infrastructure on their campuses. Biological Science Technician (Fish), U.S. Geological Survey (Millersburg, MI; due Apr. 28) Apr 21, 2023 9:00 am2 views As a Biological Science Technician (Fish) within the Great Lakes Science Center Hammond Bay Biological Station, some of your specific duties will include assisting in conducting field studies and surveys to collect fisheries data and/or specimens to support scientific studies, assisting scientist in laboratory work, performing and/or coordinating the repair and maintenance of research and support equipment, operating and maintaining outboard powered boats, preparing and/or presenting environmental educational material of limited difficulty, overseeing and training new technicians and field crews in standard field data collection and analytical techniques. Environmental Scientist I, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet--Environmental Analysis (Frankfort, KY; due Apr. 25) Apr 20, 2023 1:15 pm9 views Holders of the Environmental Scientist I position will complete tasks such as assess projects for potential impacts to streams and wetlands, communicate with KYTC Districts about their needs in regards to permitting and compliance, oversee consultants who are tasked with working on clearing KYTC projects and securing all necessary permits prior to construction, meet with state and federal resource agencies to help secure Clean Water Act permits for KYTC. Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey Apr 17, 2023 3:00 pm3 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking field technicians (2-4 possible) to conduct applied research in large-river ecology in Southwestern Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term fish and water quality monitoring data and additional research projects. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located at the Great Rivers Field Station in Alton, Illinois. Urban Conservation Technician, Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District (Noblesville, IN; open until filled) Apr 14, 2023 9:30 am3 views To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the position satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Hamilton County provides reasonable accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodation to complete the application process or perform essential functions of the job, unless those accommodations would present an undue hardship. Learning Programs Coordinator (2 Year Term), Shedd Aquarium (Chicago, IL) Apr 14, 2023 9:30 am7 views The Learning Programs Coordinator works closely with the managers and overall team to coordinate resources necessary for programs and staff (such as: buses, program attendance, purchasing, staff PTO, program scheduling & spaces, registration, and staff on-boarding) and actively seeks out tools and resources to achieve maximum efficiency. This is a 2 year term position. Learning Facilitator, Shedd Aquarium (Chicago, IL) Apr 14, 2023 9:30 am15 views The Learning Facilitator’s primary role is to deliver programming that is tailored for learners including students (PK-12), youth, teachers, families, adults, and middle school and high school teens. Facilitators utilize learner-centered facilitation strategies to encourage learners to think critically about the natural world and their place in it, and actively seek out relevant content knowledge. The Learning Facilitator will implement programs while working with other team members as appropriate. The Learning Facilitator will assist in daily setup and any preparation that is needed before and after each program. Agricultural Assistant (plant molecular biology-related; summer 2023), Carl R Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (Urbana, IL) Apr 13, 2023 4:15 pm22 views In this position, the incumbent will assist with plant biology experiments in the lab, greenhouse, and field, RNA extractions, seed counting, tissue collection, planting and harvesting, physiological measurements, etc.. Possibility of own research project. Program Coordinator, Open Space STL (St. Louis, MO; due May 5) Apr 12, 2023 3:30 pm6 views Open Space STL is a nonprofit organization that works independently and collaboratively to conserve and sustain land, water and other natural resources throughout the St. Louis region. The Program Coordinator is responsible for facilitating communications and the successful planning and implementation of Open Space STL’s conservation and fundraising programs. He or she will work closely with program staff to ensure the completion of tasks within set deadlines and budgets. The Program Coordinator will identify potential funding needs to draft grant requests and develop ideas to market our programs to potential volunteers and funders. He or she will perform outreach duties to engage with the local community and produce communications to raise awareness and participation in Open Space STL’s programs and events. The Program Coordinator will also be responsible for administrative, bookkeeping, and purchasing equipment or other supplies necessary for Open Space STL to carry out our mission.