Job Opportunity: Shorebird Habitats Project Coordinator

Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences is looking for a Shorebird Project Coordinator (full info here):

The Shorebird Habitats Project position reports to the Director of Shorebird Habitat Management in the Shorebird Recovery Program, one of Manomet’s core initiatives.  Location is negotiable, but presence at key functions at Manomet, and travel to wetland management sites throughout the country, are important aspects of the position. SRP is currently comprised of nine people who together provide original shorebird science, conservation coordination, technical assistance, and site-based management services.

The key role of the Shorebird Habitat Project Coordinator will be to develop and assist a network of wetlands management partners in order to foster and promote a culture of shorebird conservation through implementation of conservation initiatives and management actions.

Support the Shorebird Habitats Project objectives with responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Act as a liaison with federal and state agencies to assist in the implementation of shorebird habitat conservation initiatives and linkages between sites across the country.

  • Work collaboratively with state, federal, and private biologists to integrate and implement shorebird conservation strategies into local wetland management priorities.

  • Provide support services directly to sites and partners so that they can contribute effectively to shorebird conservation and habitat protection.

  • Implement regional workshops to teach shorebird ecology, conservation, habitat management, identification and monitoring in all four North American flyways. This will include coordination with the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) remote instructional sessions.

  • Establish International Shorebird Surveys (ISS) and promote ISS for monitoring response to wetland management protocols.

  • Provide information and develop printed materials regarding site-based shorebird conservation activities to the public.

Stay current on wetland and beach management techniques through literature review and professional engagement.