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You might be just the person we’re looking for to fill an open position. To apply for any of the positions listed below, send a resume and cover letter to the address listed for that position. The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

Current Openings

Position Title: Program Director
Department: Education
Location: Northwood Center, Cape May Point, NJ
Reports To: Director of NJ Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory
Classification: Full Time regular (40-hours week)

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Program Director has duties primarily in the education branch of NJ Audubon (NJA) and is the lead Cape May Bird Observatory (CMBO) staff person with respect to all CMBO programming and managing volunteer Associate Naturalists.  The Program Director, in conjunction with NJA Research Department staff, oversees CMBO’s migration counts, as well as other bird/butterfly monitoring activities.  This position has wide-ranging responsibilities as a liaison to members and visitors. The Program Director oversees the Program Registrar to ensure efficient program registration and attendance record keeping.  This person will take an active role in promoting NJA/CMBO as a membership-based conservation organization.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Develop, oversee and conduct CMBO’s Weekly Walks, Field Trips, Boat Trips, Lectures, Trolley Tours and School of Birding Workshops.  Includes recruiting, training and managing CMBO volunteer leaders and contract staff.  Includes promotion of these programs through Kestrel Express newsletter, on CMBO web site, through email blasts and social media.

 

  • Work with the special events and NJA development teams to implement CMBO’s annual major events, including organizing leaders for Cumberland Eagle Festival; participating in Spring Weekend & Fall Weekend; and organizing CMBO Century Run and/or participating on a CMBO team for WSB.

 

  • Work collaboratively with staff from the Nature Center of Cape May on joint programming to enhance the complete suite of programs offered by NJA in the Cape May region.

 

  • Inform and inspire members and the public, and promote birding, by producing written materials and photos for birdcapemay.org, NJA Magazine, and Kestrel Express and performing outreach presentations at local venues, such as libraries and garden clubs.

 

  • Assist with management and editing of the Peregrine Observer, the official journal of NJA’s Cape May Bird Observatory.

 

  • Engage in bird/butterfly research and monitoring.  Help organize and implement CMBO’s Springwatch and three fall migration counts by hiring, training and supervising Interpretive Naturalists, George Myers Naturalist, and Migration Monitoring staff.  Assist with coordination and oversight of Monarch Monitoring Project. Organize twice annual Winter Marsh Raptor Survey, Ipswich Sparrow Count and other bird monitoring activities.

 

  • Oversight of seasonal staff housing and coordination of efforts to meet housing agreement requirements.

 

  • In conjunction with NJA Mission Areas, actively engage in southern NJ conservation issues, especially ensuring bird-friendly management activities on public lands in Cape May County.

 

  • Assist Director of CMBO and VP of Education with grant writing as needed.

 

Education

  • Work with VP for Education and the statewide education team to develop and assess programs
  • Maintain appropriate program outlines and materials.
  • Oversee with the design and maintenance of exhibits and informational kiosks.
  • Interact with other NJA staff to promote statewide programming initiatives.

 

Volunteer Program

  • Maintain and oversee Associate Naturalists and field trip assistants.
  • Develop and oversee learning opportunities to enhance volunteers’ knowledge and skill levels.

 

Membership

  • Strive to increase NJA/CMBO membership base.

 

Community Relations and Promotion

  • Represent NJA/CMBO in the local community and nationwide, expanding NJA presence to increase awareness, support and participation.

 

Other

  • Prepare written reports, proposals and plans as required.
  • Attend center, department and NJA meetings and serve on committees.
  • Obtain and maintain certification for First Aid, CPR, and other public safety certification appropriate for the activities of the position.
  • Participate with sanctuary staff to adopt a “team” approach towards daily operations at the assigned center.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as required.

 

Qualifications/ knowledge/skills

  • Degree in the sciences or education or relevant practical experience in a similar position.
  • Demonstrated experience in management/supervisory positions and coordinating volunteers.
  • Excellent birder with experience leading bird field trips, speaking to groups, and inspiring others to explore the natural world.
  • Good natural history knowledge of NJ flora, fauna and habitats with a strong foundation in conservation science.
  • Strong Computer (Microsoft Office 365) and Social Media Skills to fulfill the job requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to relate to and motivate a diverse range of people, exercise cultural competence and inclusion, and accept direction and constructive feedback
  • Motivated self-starter able to work independently in the execution of his or her responsibilities while collaborating with other organizations with the ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic with the ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet deadlines and needs of the organization, including availability to work occasional evenings and weekends and travel as needed
  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces and be able to lift at least 50 pounds in order to participate in special events.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle in NJ

 

Start Date:  Approximately February 3, 2020.

Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline:  Dec. 31, 2019.

 

Applications including a cover letter, resume, and the names of two references should be submitted to [email protected]

 

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply. The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Position Title:                  Finance Associate

Department                      Finance

Location:                         NJA Headquarters, 9 Hardscrabble Rd, Bernardsville, NJ

Reports To:                     Vice President of Finance and Administration

Job Classification            Part-time hourly, approximately 16-20 hours per week (Flexible Schedule)


Job Description
:  The Finance Associate supports the Finance Department to create, implement and sustain a compliant programmatic, fiscal and audit infrastructure specifically related to Grants and Contracts including Federal Contracts. The Finance Associate will focus on post-award functions including billing and providing assurances that accurate accruals and deferrals are recorded in the general ledger on a regular basis.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for monthly/bi-monthly accruals and deferrals of Grant Revenues.
  • Assist the Contracts Administrator in periodic billing of Grants & Contracts.
  • Assist in management and monitoring of budgets related to Grants & Contracts. Ensure identified costs are allowable, reasonable, and consistently applied per funding agency provisions.
  • Assist in preparation of varied financial reports (including ad hoc reports).
  • Participates with other staff to adopt a team approach towards daily operations at office.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as required.

 

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred.
  • 3-5 years of financial and accounting experience. Grants/contract management experience a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills – Microsoft Office 365– must be highly proficient in Excel and able to compile and generate spreadsheets capturing key data related to Grants & Contracts. Familiarity with Abila MIP is a plus.
  • Strong budgeting skills within complex funding structures and varied project timeframes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and knowledge of water/environmental/conservation issues and/or experience leading and working in a coalition a plus.
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to relate to and motivate a diverse range of people, exercise cultural competence and inclusion, and accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Motivated self-starter able to work independently in the execution of his or her responsibilities while collaborating with others with the ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic with the ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Desire to be a part of a diverse team and commitment to New Jersey Audubon’s mission.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet deadlines and special needs of the department and organization.
  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces and be able to lift at least 25 pounds.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle in NJ.

 

Starting Date:  Immediate.

Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline:   Position will be posted until filled.

Application:  Qualified individuals may apply by emailing resume with cover letter as a single pdf document, listing job position in subject line to [email protected]

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.  The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Title:    Springwatch Technician

Site location:       Cape May, NJ

Office Location:   Cape May Bird Observatory, Cape May Point, NJ

Supervisor:            Program Director, CMBO

Job Classification: Part-time (25 hrs./week), seasonal, (Mar 1 – May 31, 2020)

 

Job Description: Technician position available during the period March 1 to May 31, 2020 for an ongoing and evolving bird migration monitoring project at Cape May, NJ. The area is world-renowned as a migration hotspot, but a large majority of bird study here has historically occurred during autumn. There is still much to learn about how, why, and when birds migrate north through the Cape May region. The Cape May Springwatch is the newest formalized migration count project conducted by New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory. The Springwatch Technician will assist the Migration Count Coordinator in carrying out the count and associated data gathering tasks.

 

Responsibilities:  Primary duties include assisting with and/or conducting stationary migration counts at Cape May Point and other locations on or near Cape Island. These counts will occur every day, beginning at sunrise and continuing 3-6 hours, contingent on conditions. All species of migrating birds are tabulated. Additional projects may include transect and area surveys aimed at detecting migrant songbirds, conducting exploratory evening migration counts, and acoustic monitoring (analyzing nocturnal flight calls recorded at one or more stations). Additional research and interpretation opportunities exist with New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory.

 

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic, disciplined, and responsible, with a strong interest in bird migration is essential.
  • Previous experience with avian field research, particularly migration monitoring, is highly desirable but not compulsory, learning on the job is expected and we will provide training and support.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Motivated self-starter with capacity to work in a team setting.
  • Punctual with excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Strong computer skills to fulfill the job requirements.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours under sometimes difficult field conditions (occasionally cold and/or wet conditions) is essential.

 

Start Date: March 1, 2020

End Date:  May 31, 2020

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience.  Housing provided: Applicants would share living space with other volunteers and staff.

 

Application Deadline: Position will be posted until filled.   Qualified individuals may apply by sending cover letter of interest, resume, and three references as a single PDF document (including email and phone contact info) to [email protected]
Please indicate in the subject line the position for which you are applying Volunteer Migration Field Assistants.

 

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.  The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Title:    Volunteer Migration Field Assistants (multiple)

Site location:       Cape May, NJ

Office Location:   Cape May Bird Observatory, Cape May Point, NJ

Supervisor:            Program Director, CMBO

Job Classification:  Volunteer, seasonal, (Mar 1 – May 31, 2020) two-week commitment

 

Job Description: Multiple volunteer positions are available during the period March 1 to May 31, for an ongoing and evolving bird migration monitoring project at Cape May, NJ. The area is world-renowned as a migration hotspot, but a large majority of bird study here has historically occurred during autumn. There is still much to learn about how, why, and when birds migrate north through the Cape May region. The Cape May Springwatch initiative is a volunteer-created project that has existed for the past several years; it became an official project of New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory in 2019. Migration Field assistants will learn about migration monitoring techniques, enjoy opportunities to enhance their field birding skills, and contribute to the early stages of an important and unique research project. Shared housing is available at the observatory’s bunkhouse. Assistants will preferably provide their own transportation to Cape May Point; for those coming from farther afield, transportation from Philadelphia and/or Atlantic City airports pick-ups may be possible. A fair amount of travel locally can be done via bicycle.

 

Responsibilities:  Primary duties include assisting with and/or conducting stationary migration counts at Cape May Point and other locations on or near Cape Island. These counts will occur every day, beginning at sunrise and continuing 3-6 hours, contingent on conditions. All species of migrating birds are tabulated. Additional projects may include transect and area surveys aimed at detecting grounded songbirds, conducting exploratory evening migration counts, and acoustic monitoring (analyzing nocturnal flight calls recorded at one or more stations). Additional research and interpretation opportunities exist with New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory.

 

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic, disciplined, and responsible, with a strong interest in bird migration is essential.
  • Previous experience with avian field research, particularly migration monitoring, is highly desirable but not compulsory, learning on the job is expected and we will provide training and support.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Motivated self-starter with capacity to work in a team setting.
  • Punctual with excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Strong computer skills to fulfill the job requirements.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours under sometimes difficult field conditions (occasionally cold and/or wet conditions) is essential.

 

Minimum time commitment = two weeks.

Start Date: March 1, 2020

End Date:  May 31, 2020

Volunteer positionHousing provided: Applicants would share living space with other volunteers and staff.

 

Application Deadline: Position will be posted until filled.   Qualified individuals may apply by sending cover letter of interest, resume, and three references as a single PDF document (including email and phone contact info) to [email protected]
Please indicate in the subject line the position for which you are applying Volunteer Migration Field Assistants.

 

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.  The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position:               Migration Count Coordinator for Springwatch

Department:         Cape May Bird Observatory (CMBO)

Office Location:  Cape May Point, NJ

Site Location:      Cape May County, NJ

Supervisor:          Program Director, CMBO

Job Classification: Seasonal Fulltime March 1 – May 31, 2020

 

Job Description: SEASONAL MIGRATION COUNT COORDINATOR for spring migration monitoring project at New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory, Cape May, NJ.  Cape May is one of the premier migration hot spots in the country.  Along with coordinating the migration project the coordinator will also provide day-off relief and enter data.  NJA fosters the application of sound scientific principles and practices to address conservation issues related to vertebrate and invertebrate fauna, and the natural habitats with which they are associated.

 

Duties:

  • Identify and count all migrating raptors, seabirds, or songbirds on relief days, and fill in for primary counters as time allows for sickness, personal emergency, etc.
  • Inventory and maintain all gear necessary for migration counters throughout the season.
  • Provide appropriate training for migration counters as necessary both on- and off-site.
  • Act as liaison to Trektellen regarding online platform and supervise data uploading.
  • Oversee the data entry and proofing of data at conclusion of season.
  • Oversee the creation of regular summaries, highlights and notable bird sightings for posting on web
  • Work with seasonal counters to create a season summary report for NJ Audubon publications in a timely manner.
  • Availability via cell phone for troubleshooting and in person when not otherwise counting.
  • Provide at least 1 lecture and/or field workshop at Cape May Spring Festival.

 

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Familiarity with bird migration and strong background identifying raptors, seabirds and songbirds in flight.
  • Careful data collecting skills a must.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours under sometimes difficult field conditions.
  • Punctual with excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills – Microsoft Office to fulfill the job requirements.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and knowledge of environmental and conservation issues required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to relate to and motivate a diverse range of people, exercise cultural competence and inclusion, and accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Motivated self-starter with capacity to work productively in a team setting with the ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic with the ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. as necessary.
  • All applicants must have their own vehicle, and a valid, clean driver’s license.

 

Start Date: March 1, 2020

End Date:  May 31, 2020

Salary: $ 2,150/month.  Housing available.

Application Deadline: Position will be posted until filled.

 

Qualified individuals may apply by emailing cover letter of interest, resume, and three references as a single PDF document (including email and phone contact info) to [email protected]

Please indicate in the subject line the position for which you are applying.

 

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.  The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

Position Title:          George Myers Master Naturalist Intern

Department:            Education

Location:                  Cape May Bird Observatory and Nature Center of Cape May, New Jersey

Reports to:               Program Director, CMBO & Sanctuary Director, NCCM

Job Classification:   Seasonal Full Time (March 23 through December 22, 2020)

 

Job Description:  The GEORGE MYERS FIELD NATURALIST INTERN develops a full spectrum of skills through hands-on participation in various educational, research and conservation projects at New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory (CMBO) and Nature Center of Cape May (NCCM), Cape May, NJ.  Cape May is renowned as one of the world’s greatest hotspots for animal migration, as well as being a popular summertime vacation destination and beach resort. The combination of the two, offers great opportunities for wildlife research and education through public outreach.  New Jersey Audubon fosters the application of sound scientific principles and practices to address conservation issues related to vertebrate and invertebrate fauna, and the natural habitats with which they are associated.

 

Note:  This position is named in honor of the late George Myers, a talented CMBO Associate Naturalist who passed on much too soon. In the spirit of George, the position aims to bring the successful candidate through a full lifecycle of being a field naturalist: from learning how New Jersey Audubon translates research into outreach material and ultimately into conservation, to how we develop and execute programs for youth through adulthood.  The successful applicant will work with the Bird Observatory during the spring and fall migration periods, and for the Nature Center during the summer months, during which time they will go from an active learner to a skilled leader with a clear understanding of the needs of New Jersey’s resident and migratory wildlife, the ways in which we are working to protect them, and the ability to engage a diverse public audience to become stewards of the important resources

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Educational Programming

  • Conduct short programs, field trips and workshops on bird id and migration phenomena.
  • Assist visitors with bird identification.
  • Assist migration research counters when needed.
  • Orient and assist visitors to the Cape May Migration Count Sites. Over 500 people may visit per day during peak times.
  • Conduct children’s programming at the Nature Center’s summer children’s nature camp.
  • Conduct interpretive outreach programs (emphasis on local aquatic marine animals) at various locations throughout Cape May County.
  • Assist in all daily operations of running the Nature Center during the busy summer season. This may include program registration, retail operations, cleaning, gardening, animal care, aquarium and equipment maintenance, etc.
  • Organize and maintain lesson plans, educational supplies, equipment, teaching materials, files and records, and all other programming information.
  • Assist with the design and maintenance of interpretive exhibits, displays, and other center-based informational materials.

 

 

Membership

  • Strive to increase NJ Audubon/Cape May Bird Observatory membership base.

 

Community Relations

  • Represent NJ Audubon in the local community, expanding the organization’s presence to increase local awareness, support and participation.
  • Develop material for web/blog site and posting it.
  • Develop brochures, checklists, and displays as instructed by the Program Director.

 

Other

  • Obtain satisfactory background check.
  • Attend center, department and NJ Audubon meetings and serve on committees as requested by supervisor.
  • Obtain and maintain certification for First Aid, CPR and other public safety certification as appropriate
  • Participates with other NJ Audubon staff to adopt a “team” approach towards daily operations at the assigned center.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as required.

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Familiarity with bird migration, birding, marine species and coastal ecology is a plus, but learning on the job is expected and we will provide training and support.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Motivated self-starter with capacity to work in a team setting.
  • Punctual with excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic.
  • Excellent oral and written skills required.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office) to fulfill the job requirements.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours under sometimes difficult field conditions.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology, ecology, environmental science or similar field preferred.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet the special needs of the program and organization.
  • Must have his/her own vehicle, a valid driver’s license, and be able to operate vehicle in NJ.
  • Must have the physical capacity to walk over uneven terrain for long distances, able to move materials and to lift 25 lbs.

 

Starting Date:  March 23, 2020   End Date:  December 22, 2020

Salary:  Salary Commensurate with Experience. Housing provided.

Application Deadline:  January 15, 2020.

Please send cover letter of interest, resume, and three references as a single PDF document (including email and phone contact info) to [email protected]

 

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.  The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Title: Center Manager/Educator
Department: Education
Location: Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Cranbury, NJ
Reports to: Vice President of Education
Job Classification: Year round – Variable Hours Seasonally:

April 1 – August 31, Full-time, 40 hours per week

September 1 – March 31, Part time, 24 hours per week.

 

Job Description:  The Center Manager/Educator has duties primarily in the education branch of NJ Audubon and manages the day to day administrative and educational operations at the Plainsboro Preserve including managing the NJ Audubon’s Center’s program calendar, scheduling, hiring and training part-time teacher naturalists and interfacing with the public.  NJ Audubon and Plainsboro Township share the operations of Plainsboro Preserve on a seasonal basis.  This person will conduct seasonal programs including summer camp, school and scout programming in spring, and additional programming as needed during the rest of the year.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the administrative operations on a seasonal basis
  • Manage all aspects of NJ Audubon’s educational programming at the Preserve including the Center’s program calendar, program registration and scheduling. programs
  • Conduct, plan and develop (as applicable) natural history programs for children and adults including summer camps
  • Work with the Vice President of Education to hire and supervise seasonal education staff to conduct programs including school, scout and summer camp
  • Maintain lesson plans, educational materials and all other related programming information as required
  • Coordinate and manage the Plainsboro volunteers (seasonal)
  • Oversee in the care, feeding, and wellbeing of live animals that are presented for educational purposes
  • Work collaboratively with the Township of Plainsboro and their Parks and Recreation staff as part of a shared operations team
  • Strive to increase NJ Audubon membership base

 

Other

  • Prepare written reports, proposals and plans as required.
  • Attend center, department and NJA meetings
  • Participate with staff to adopt a “team” approach towards daily operations at the assigned center
  • Assume additional responsibilities as requested

 

Qualifications/Knowledge and Skills

  • A. or B.S. in the sciences or education preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage a nature center or similar type of educational facility
  • Demonstrated knowledge of New Jersey’s natural and built environments; knowledge of environmental and conservation issues a plus
  • Prior experience working with young children in an outdoor setting
  • Demonstrated experience in management/supervisory positions and coordinating volunteers
  • Excellent computer skills – Microsoft Office and Social Media Skills to fulfill job requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to relate to and motivate a diverse range of people, exercise cultural competence and inclusion, and accept direction and constructive criticism
  • Motivated self-starter with capacity to work productively in a team setting with the ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic with the ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet deadlines and special needs of the sanctuary and the Organization
  • Must have the physical capacity to walk throughout the land and buildings of the sanctuary, able to move materials and to lift 50 lbs. and operate mechanical equipment as needed
  • Participate in an orientation/training session
  • Valid First Aid, CPR, and other public safety certification appropriate for the activities at the site
  • Obtain a satisfactory background check
  • Must have a reliable car and valid driver’s license and be able to operate a vehicle in NJ.

 

Start Date:  February 15, 2020

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline:  Position will be posted until filled.

Qualified individuals may apply by sending cover letter of interest, resume, and three references as a single PDF document (including email and phone contact info) to [email protected] Please indicate in the subject line the position for which you are applying.

 

New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.