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LightHawk - Eastern Program Coordinator, Apply by July 16 2017

LightHawk, a nonprofit conservation aviation organization operating in North and Central America, is seeking an Eastern Region Program Coordinator to provide the logistical and technical coordination for our Eastern Region Program. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits located at our our Fort Collins, Colo., office.

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Student Administrative Assistant - Center for Collaborative Conservation, 2017-2018 academic year

The Center for Collaborative Conservation is seeking a motivated, hard working, flexible, and team oriented individual to fill a quarter-time position (10hrs/week) for the 2017-2018 academic year that will support our organization by completing assigned administrative tasks. This individual would primarily work on processing expense transactions, travel paperwork and submissions, and event logistics. In addition, there may be opportunity for the individual to become involved in additional program activities if there is time, skill, and interest. These opportunities may include assisting with writing copy and content for marketing and outreach materials, website development, and writing/editing content for web and print materials.
The position requires a person who can multi-task, track progress on ongoing logistics, work with faculty, staff, and student interns across a variety of disciplines/backgrounds, be self-motivated and semi-independent, yet know when to seek assistance. We have an interest in someone available to commit to fall, spring, and summer semesters, but are also able to work with fall and spring commitments as well with advance notice.
Required Qualifications:
The candidate must have some office experience, with appropriate skills in using computers and office software (word processing, spreadsheets) web based tools, comfortable with basic math, and be able to clearly communicate with co-workers. Efficiency, attention to detail, and professionalism are critical to this position. Training will be provided on relevant processes and support will always be available to assist this individual in settling into this role. Desired start date is fall semester 2017, ideally in August.
Desired Additional Qualifications:
• Familiarity with kuali financial systems used by CSU for expense and travel processing
• Experience with event planning and logistics management
• Excellent written  and verbal communication skills
• Upper level undergraduate student
• Interest in a multi-semester commitment to this position
Job duties:
Program Coordinator and Staff Assistance
• Reserve rooms and order catering for meetings
• Assist program coordinators with events and seminars
• Weekly meeting with supervisor for progress updates
• Access Kuali financial system to complete various transactions, disburse payments, and reimburse staff, associates, vendors (internal and external to CSU) and CCC Fellows
• Assist with accounting for and tracking PCard transactions and expense receipts for staff
• Interact with WCNR budget office on a regular basis
• Submit Travel Authorization forms for staff and visitors,
• Assist with preparing Travel Reimbursement forms
• Potential to handle some flight, vehicle, and lodging reservations as needed
To apply, submit a statement of interest in this position, including how your experience fulfills qualification requirements, a resume, and names and contact information for three references, including, but not limited to, current and/or past supervisors to info@collaborativeconservation.org.  References will not be contacted without prior notification to candidates. 
Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.

Intermountain Forest Association, Executive Director

The Intermountain Forest Association (IFA) is searching for a new executive director. Ideal candidate will be familiar with the US Forest Service and their procurement process for timber sales and Stewardship.  Hands on job, lots of traveling.

Please see attached job description for additional information.

Rivers Trails and Conservation Assistance - National Park Service

When a community asks for assistance with a project through the application, National Park Service staff provide free, on-location facilitation and planning expertise. We draw from project experiences across the country and adapt best practices to a community's specific needs.

NPS staff help:

  • Define project vision and goals
  • Inventory and map community resources
  • Identify and analyze key issues and opportunities
  • Engage collaborative partners and stakeholders
  • Design community outreach and participation strategies
  • Develop concept plans for trails, parks, and natural areas
  • Set priorities and build consensus
  • Identify funding sources
  • Develop a sustainable organizational framework to support the project

Interested? Apply Today. In order to obtain National Park Service assistance for your community project, please visit the application page for more information.

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