This position provides program and administrative support to the Center for Conservation Innovation (CCI) at Defenders of Wildlife. The Coordinator assists with program work and provides support to CCI staff, with priorities determined and assigned by the Director. S/he is responsible for maintaining general knowledge of all of CCI’s key projects to help communicate our work with internal and external partners and provide administrative assistance.
This professional-level position is responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of Defenders of Wildlife’s strategic plan, with an emphasis on federal lands management policy and planning and the conservation of at-risk species and their habitats in California.
The Vice President of Philanthropy is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for the Development department, cultivating revenue streams and developing avenues for fundraising while furthering Defenders of Wildlife’s mission. S/he will set and meet annual restricted and unrestricted revenue goals through planned giving, foundation support, special events and mid-level and major donor giving, while leading a team of fundraising professionals.
The Director of the Northwest Program is responsible for leading Field Conservation staff and programs in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. The Director ensures effective on the ground implementation of imperiled wildlife and habitat conservation programs described in Defenders’ strategic plan. These programs involve a wide range of policy, legal, advocacy and scientific strategies to conserve wildlife and habitat throughout the region.
The Human Resources Coordinator carries out responsibilities in the following areas: new employee orientation, employee offboarding, HRIS maintenance, policy implementation, performance management administration, training/development administration, and general HR administrative duties.
The Software Support Specialist provides support to National Headquarters and field office staff in the areas of computer software to include operating systems, applications, problem investigation, group and individual training, identifying root causes of problems and formulating solutions to them.
The fellowship is designed to provide the fellow with deep experience in existing federal conservation and wildlife funding programs. Specifically, the fellow will be working closely with Defenders’ staff in D.C. and in the field to create advocacy and guidance documents for various internal and external audiences (Defenders’ staff, landowners, congressional offices) around federal payment programs that have been used or could be used to fund human-wildlife conflict avoidance (coexistence)...
The Human Resources Generalist carries out responsibilities in the following areas: benefits administration, HRIS maintenance, onboarding/offboarding, policy implementation, performance management administration, employment law compliance, and training/development administration.
The Vice President for Landscape Conservation is based in the Washington, D.C., headquarters and oversees Defenders’ work to promote landscape-scale wildlife conservation, focusing on four program areas: federal public lands management; private lands conservation; climate change adaptation; and wildlife-responsible renewable energy development. The Vice President is responsible for implementing Defenders’ conservation mission through these four integrated programs in accordance...
This professional-level position is responsible for managing Defenders of Wildlife’s advocacy efforts to promote and defend the National Wildlife Refuge System as the nation’s premier network of public lands and waters dedicated to wildlife conservation.