The Conservation Coordinator provides administrative, project management, communications, and other general assistance to conservation and science program staff working toward the achievement of program goals. This role gathers and manages conservation information, participates in conservation team planning, administers grants and contracts, maintains project records, and supports the land management team with administration processes. This may include collecting, assembling, and analyzing various types of data (in the field, if Coordinator is interested, and through document surveys), communicating with project managers and conservation partners, and managing camp and snowmobile leases, partnership agreements, and tax payments for our preserves around the state. May also include responding to landowner inquiries, producing maps using GIS software, and assisting in the production of reports. The Conservation Coordinator will lead the contracts management process for TNC in Maine.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
- Coordinates conservation team meetings and communications.
- Administers outgoing grants to support conservation work and increase capacity of conservation partners.
- Administers outgoing contracts to implement conservation projects and research development. Ensures adherence to relevant TNC SOPs and any pertinent federal and/or state requirements.
- Tracks overall grant and contract implementation for TNC in Maine, including reporting and payments.
- Administers our property tax, camp lease, and use licenses for TNC’s preserve lands in Maine.
- Works with land management staff to complete annual legal compliance monitoring of Maine preserves and conservation easements.
- Solicits support of intern(s) and/or volunteers as needed.
- Supervises no staff but may oversee and direct work of office volunteers or interns.
- Coordinates multiple tasks or projects in a timely manner and with attention to detail.
- May assist with program budget preparation and monitoring.
- May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances (optional, if interest and time allows).
- Makes day-to-day decisions as delegated by the supervisor.