Employment at Tucson Audubon
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, posted February 1, 2018
Tucson Audubon Society seeks an experienced, visionary leader to work with our Board, staff, members and investors to take our organization to its next level of programmatic and financial success. Tucson Audubon inspires people to enjoy and protect birds through recreation, education, conservation, and restoration of the environment. We work to connect the people of southeastern Arizona to their natural world through birds, and to foster the responsible and sustainable use of our natural resources.
REPORTS TO: Board of Directors
REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: Director of Conservation and Research, Finance Director, Engagement Director, Resource Development Director
SUMMARY: The Executive Director serves as chief executive of Tucson Audubon Society (TAS) and, in partnership with the Board, is responsible for its success. Together, the Board and Executive Director assure Tucson Audubon Society’s relevance to the community, the accomplishment of the mission and vision, and accountability to its members and donors.
The Board delegates responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the Executive Director, who has the authority to carry out these responsibilities in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board. The Executive Director will exercise broad leadership and management responsibility in developing regional conservation policy, initiatives, and public programming. The Executive Director is responsible for administrative oversight of the organization to ensure consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives, while providing direction and enabling to the Board as it carries out its governance functions.
Duties and responsibilities include administration and management, policy development, fund raising, strategic planning, public relations, membership growth, financial health, and cultivating new and existing funding and program opportunities.
Sonoran Desert Network vegetation mapping technician, posted February 12
PART TIME, Contingent on Funding and start/end date approximate and subject to change.
Start Date: March, 2018
End Date: August, 2018 (approximate date)
Project Objectives: This project will take place at Saguaro National Park, Rincon Mountain District as part of a NPS vegetation inventory effort. The chosen incumbent will serve as a biological field technician conducting community-level vegetation surveys in support of the National Park Service (NPS) and Tucson Audubon Society (TAS) collaboration that addresses connecting people to parks. This position is critical to the completion of the final map accuracy assessment phase of the project. The incumbent will work as part of a team to complete an intensive park-wide survey during the 2018 field season. The incumbent will collect data that will contribute to Saguaro NP’s knowledge about their natural resources.
The position will be stationed at the Sonoran Desert Network (SODN) office in Tucson, AZ and will be required to work under the technical supervision of the SODN vegetation ecologist.
Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120 Tucson, AZ 85705
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742
Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624