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Development Director

SUMMARY: The Development Director is responsible for fostering a culture of philanthropy within Tucson Audubon Society while assuring that the organization’s culture, systems and procedures support fund development. They will implement strategies to develop donors, attend events to engage with members, and will be responsible for the development, planning, design and implementation of Tucson Audubon’s membership, events and fund development activities allowing the organization to fulfill its mission.

The Tucson Audubon Society serves southeast Arizona with a mission to inspire people to enjoy and protect birds through recreation, education, conservation and restoration of the environment upon which we all depend. Tucson Audubon is seeking an enthusiastic and accomplished candidate to elevate fund development to a new level. The ideal candidate has development experience, is a dynamic leader and has a true passion for the Tucson Audubon mission. This is an exempt position with competitive benefits and paid time off. The Development Director will report to the Executive Director.

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To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to: apply@tucsonaudubon.org. Applications will be accepted through June 8, 2018 or until the ideal candidate is selected. 

 

Pima County/National Park Service – Assistant Crew Lead (Seasonal Position, Vegetation Monitoring with Botany focus) 

  • Salary Rate: $17.00/hr.
  • Full time: 40 hrs/week; 10 hour work days, 7 am-5 pm. Work schedule will vary depending on sites being visited. In Backcountry or remote Parks: Wed-Wed, 8 days consecutive, then 6 days off; Otherwise: usually Mon-Thurs.
  • Position Term: Temporary – 30 weeks, contingent on funding; possibility of extension
  • Start Date: July 16, 2018
  • End Date: February 11, 2019 (approximate date)

Benefits: Temporary Staff Benefits of Earned Sick Pay and Paid Holidays only. Not eligible for dental, medical, or retirement benefits. Although the incumbent will be working under NPS supervision, the position does not contribute towards time in federal service or accrue federal leave/benefits. **No housing is available**

Project Objectives: This project will take place across Tucson-area Pima County property holdings as well as multiple National Park units in southern Arizona, as part of ongoing vegetation monitoring efforts. The chosen incumbent will serve as an assistant crew-lead biological field technician conducting detailed quantitative vegetation sampling in support of a Pima County, Sonoran Desert Network (National Park Service), and Tucson Audubon Society (TAS) collaboration that addresses connecting people to parks.  This position is critical to the completion of the second year of monitoring on Pima County lands and NPS units. The incumbent will work as part of a team that will sample over 70 permanent monitoring sites during the 2018 field season, collecting data that will contribute to land managers’ knowledge of natural resource condition and trends. The position will be based out of the Sonoran Desert Network (SODN) office in Tucson, AZ, and will work under the technical supervision of the SODN vegetation ecologist. Daily office/field supervision will be given by the NPS crew lead bio-technician.

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Pima County/National Park Service – Biological Field Technician (Seasonal Position, Vegetation Monitoring)

  • Salary Rate: $15.00/hr.
  • Full time: 40 hrs/week; 10 hour work days, 7 am-5 pm. Work schedule will vary depending on sites being visited. In Backcountry or remote Parks: Wed-Wed, 8 days consecutive, then 6 days off; Otherwise: usually Mon-Thurs.
  • Position Term: Temporary – 20 weeks, contingent on funding; possibility of extension
  • Start Date: July 16, 2018
  • End Date: December 3, 2018 (approximate date)

Benefits: Temporary Staff Benefits of Earned Sick Pay and Paid Holidays only. Not eligible for dental, medical, or retirement benefits. Although the incumbent will be working under NPS supervision, the position does not contribute towards time in federal service or accrue federal leave/benefits. **No housing is available**

Project Objectives: This project will take place across Tucson-area Pima County property holdings as well as multiple National Park units in southern Arizona, as part of ongoing vegetation monitoring efforts. The chosen incumbent will serve as a biological field technician assisting with conducting detailed quantitative vegetation sampling in support of a Pima County, Sonoran Desert Network (National Park Service), and Tucson Audubon Society (TAS) collaboration that addresses connecting people to parks.  This position is a critical component to the completion of the second year of monitoring on Pima County lands and NPS units. The incumbent will work as part of a team that will sample over 70 permanent monitoring sites during the 2018 field season, collecting data that will contribute to land managers’ knowledge of natural resource condition and trends. The position will be based out of the Sonoran Desert Network (SODN) office in Tucson, AZ, and will work under the technical supervision of the SODN vegetation ecologist. Daily office/field supervision will be given by the NPS crew lead bio-technician and/or assistant NPS crew lead.

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Community Program Internship Opportunities Available!

Now Accepting Fall 2018 Applications 

The department of Community Outreach and Programs has two openings for program interns this fall semester. These positions will provide support to the coordination and facilitation of key Tucson Audubon community programs that include adult education, k-12 education, and Habitat at Home. This is a great opportunity for students to build their resumes. Gain direct, hands-on work experience in the area of program coordination with an environmental conservation nonprofit organization. These positions are unpaid with the opportunity to earn college credit upon successful completion.

For more information please contact LaNella Gaines at lgaines@tucsonaudubon.org

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120 Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

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477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447