Senior Social Science Research Manager - Zoos Victoria

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 8:00am



United States

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Zoos Victoria (ZV) operates three landmark zoos, Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Victoria's zoos are made up of passionate and energetic staff committed to fighting wildlife extinction. Every person, from the extensive range of disciplines, plays an important role in helping the organisation realise its vision to become a world leading zoo-based conservation organisation.

The Social Science Research Manager is located within Zoos Victoria's Wildlife Conservation & Science team, which sets and drives the organisation's conservation strategies. A key focus is community conservation (conservation driven through the community) where we aim to foster pro-wildlife attitudes and beliefs and facilitate behaviours that alleviate threats to wildlife.

This new position will play a lead role in developing and overseeing Zoos Victoria's social science research agenda in line with the organisation's Community Conservation Research Plan and the goal for Victorian's to be the world's most wildlife friendly citizens.

How to Apply:

For more information on this role please contact Lian Wilson on +61 3 9340 2746 or refer to the position description below.

Please submit a maximum two page cover letter, and resume by clicking on the 'Apply' link below.

Applications close Friday 5 August 2016 at 5pm.