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New York State Dept of Environmental Conservation Albany, NY, United States
Oct 23, 2017
Full time
Duties/Responsibilities The Regional, Urban Modeling and Analysis Section provides scientific and technical support to the Division of Air Resources in the development of State Implementation Plans (SIPs) and in assessment of ambient air quality data as well as continued research in air quality modeling and forecasting. Under the direction of the Chief, Regional Urban Modeling and Analysis Section, the primary responsibilities of the Research Scientist I with the Bureau of Air Quality Analysis and Research will be: Research and assist in the implementation of technological developments in mathematical modeling: Prepare inputs and use grid-based photochemical modeling systems to investigate control strategies for the improvement in ambient air quality for criteria and non-criteria pollutants. Assist in the preparation of regional scale emissions inventory processing in support of State Implementation Plan development. Participate in EPA and regional workgroups to evaluate air quality models and tools to assess air quality impacts. Analyze Mesonet meteorological data to aid in development of robust predictive models for planning of extreme weather events and air pollution episodes. Prepare graphical and statistical analysis of meteorological and air quality data sets to explore relationships between monitoring sites and weather patterns. Prepare reports and present findings at technical conferences and workshops. Provide additional air quality forecasting support and technical assistance during emergency events. Evaluate the adequacy of monitoring sites for studies in progress Participate in meetings and provide technical assistance to coworkers in DEC and other state agencies. Conduct collaborative research with other Bureaus to utilize air quality and meteorological data for regulatory purposes. Keep abreast of developments in the air quality modeling field by staying current with published scientific literature. Summarize and communicate findings to program staff. Must be able to prepare detailed, technically accurate, well written reports. Must possess good written and oral communication skills to present results and analysis. Must have knowledge and experience in the use of higher level computer programs. Must be able to travel to meetings and conferences. Minimum Qualifications Strictly adhered to based on Civil Service requirements A Bachelor's Degree and two years of professional research experience in the appropriate field; or a Master's Degree in the appropriate field and one year of professional research experience in that field. Strong written and oral communication skills are required. A Master of Science or higher degree in Physical or Atmospheric Sciences or related field is preferred. Area of Specialty is Air Pollution. Preference will be given to candidates who possess experience in the following fields: air quality modeling, statistical analysis and interpretation of data, meteorological modeling, research and evaluation of emerging air quality modeling techniques. Application Due By 10/27/2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Conservation Law Foundation
Oct 23, 2017
Full time
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is seeking an experienced and innovative advocate on energy and the environment to lead its Massachusetts Advocacy Center, the largest of its five Advocacy Centers in New England. Working with the President, the Executive Vice President, and CLF senior staff, the Massachusetts Advocacy Center Director (ACD) will be responsible for developing and implementing an advocacy program for Massachusetts with the potential to impact law and policy throughout New England and nationally. Responsibilities include managing the Massachusetts Advocacy Center staff, working with the Massachusetts Advisory Board, and establishing and deepening relationships with members, partner organizations, businesses, government agencies, supporters, media, and the public. This position is based in CLF's Boston, Massachusetts office. For more information on Conservation Law Foundation, please visit https://www.clf.org/ . CANDIDATE PROFILE The Massachusetts Advocacy Center Director will be responsible for, but not limited to: Manages the Massachusetts Advocacy Center and reports directly to the President and the Executive Vice President (EVP); Works with program directors (PDs), the managing director of CLF Ventures and the EVP, to develop and implement advocacy goals and strategies in the state; Serves as the hiring manager and supervises and mentors staff advocates, legal assistants, legal interns and fellows, office managers and volunteers in her/his state, in coordination with PDs where appropriate; Works closely with senior staff colleagues and CLF constituencies to develop and execute fundraising strategies in her/his state, manage operations and expenses of her/his state office and develop and execute media strategy in the state; Manages and works closely with the CLF Massachusetts Advisory Board to maximize relevance, visibility and effectiveness of advocacy in Massachusetts, and to develop and execute fundraising strategies; Represents CLF at the Massachusetts state legislature, in legal and regulatory proceedings at the state and federal level, at public forums, media events and conferences; Develops, directs and stewards relationships with relevant NGOs, government agencies, political and legislative representatives, the business community and other stakeholders in her/his state; Manages the Massachusetts office, including its operating budget, administrative matters, a staff of professionals, and an office manager; Collaborates with other CLF staff at all levels on interdisciplinary matters; and Contributes to the strategic direction and stewardship of the organization throughout the region. Experience in a nonprofit public interest advocacy setting is highly desirable. A law degree and litigation experience at the state court, federal district court, and/or appellate court levels are preferred, but would not be required for an appropriate candidate. Qualifications The ideal candidate will be: A highly motivated individual with 7 or more years of advocacy experience in environment, energy, or related public interest fields. Experienced in law, policy and politics at the federal, state, and local levels; Experienced writing blogs and opinion pieces, and using social media platforms for advocacy and social change; Experienced as a media spokesperson (print and broadcast); Experienced in fundraising including identifying prospects and cultivating major donors and grant funders; An individual possessing excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, having respect for a diversity of opinions, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment; Accustomed to articulating and meeting measurable goals; and Experienced managing an operating budget and professional staff. Contact Conservation Law Foundation has engaged Liz Lombard and Turner Delano of Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. Please submit a compelling cover letter and resume here . Conservation Law Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants. Apply Here PI99849482
World Animal Protection New York, NY, United States
Oct 23, 2017
Full time
Campaign Manager, Animals in Farming – The Role   As a Campaign Manager, Animals in Farming at World Animal Protection, you will lead campaigns in the Animals in the farming program area and is the key organizational representative for all external campaign activity and central point of contact for organizational activity relating to the campaign(s) they represent.   The Campaign Manager will partner with colleagues around the world to develop and implement the US strategy as part of a global campaign to end cruelty to animals and is responsible for promoting a culture of campaigning in order to increase World Animal Protection’s impact, influence and profile in the US market. S/he will lead the delivery of an inspiring, dynamic and creative global campaign, with US localization, to improve the welfare of animals whilst also contributing to building a global movement in support of animal protection.   Campaign Manager, Animal in Farming – Requirements You must be a degreed professional with proven experience in leading the design and development of high impact social change campaign strategies that have achieved change. Strong leadership qualities with the ability to communicate direction, gain commitment to action and develop mutual co-operation across teams and with external stakeholders. Experience leading and managing teams and motivational skills to inspire others to deliver outstanding campaigns. A team player with excellent project management and co-ordination skills and ability to develop and maintain good working relationships across internal departments and teams. Strong communicator, able to constructively engage external and internal stakeholders at all levels, to develop and deliver campaign solutions. First class analytical and decision-making skills - able to assimilate and analyse information quickly and accurately to effectively inform campaign tactics and strategies. Experience of working in an international NGO environment. You will thrive in working for a mission-led campaigning organisation, confident in championing our cause and ambitions. An effective thought leader, you will have the capacity to communicate direction, motivate others, gain commitment to action and develop mutual co-operation across teams and external stakeholders. A confident networker and relationship builder, you are also comfortable controlling budgets and meeting deadlines.  You will possess first-class analytical and decision-making skills too. You will have a relevant qualification, and a solid understanding of political and socio-economic trends.    A detailed knowledge of animal welfare is not essential; however you will have a natural passion for animal welfare and a strong commitment to the aims and values of World Animal Protection.   Who are we?   We are World Animal Protection. For over 50 years we have moved the world to protect animals. We protect animals because we believe a sustainable future for the planet can only be achieved if both animals and people are part of the solution.   We stop the exploitation of wild animals for entertainment and profit. We protect pets and working animals in communities across the globe. We campaign for better farm animal welfare and fight against factory farming. We also help animals when disaster strikes.   Our vision is a world where animals live free from suffering. We are working to help people to see how important animals are to all of us.   We are determined to influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda and inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better. Today we’re working on projects to end animal suffering by helping governments and communities to protect and care for their animals. Join us and together we can move the world for animals.   Campaign Manager, Animals in Farming –  How to Apply If you want to be part of a dynamic organisation that values people as individuals, as well as inspires and motivates its employees to succeed and expand their talents, then please send a copy of your CV and cover/motivation letter addressing your skills and experience relative to the role to recruiter@worldanimalprotection.us.org. The position is open until filled, however strong consideration will be provided to those candidates that submit their application by midnight October 31, 2017. Please note that all candidates must have the right to work in United States.  We will not be able consider candidates who do not have the eligibility to work in the stated country office location. As we often receive a large number of applications from experienced and qualified candidates we will generally give priority to those who can demonstrate that they meet all of the essential criteria listed.  It is important that you show how you meet all the essential criteria and your application will be stronger if you show that you meet at least some of the desirable criteria. Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we will not be able to personally acknowledge receipt of your application.  If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. World Animal Protection is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background.  We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the communities. We kindly request Recruitment agencies should not approach us for this role as we will be considering direct applications. Our new name is World Animal Protection. We were known as WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals)    
Wilburforce Foundation Boston, MA, United States
Oct 23, 2017
Full time
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is seeking an experienced and innovative advocate on energy and the environment to lead its Massachusetts Advocacy Center, the largest of its five Advocacy Centers in New England. Working with the President, the Executive Vice President, and CLF senior staff, the Massachusetts Advocacy Center Director (ACD) will be responsible for developing and implementing an advocacy program for Massachusetts with the potential to impact law and policy throughout New England and nationally. Responsibilities include managing the Massachusetts Advocacy Center staff, working with the Massachusetts Advisory Board, and establishing and deepening relationships with members, partner organizations, businesses, government agencies, supporters, media, and the public. This position is based in CLF's Boston, Massachusetts office. For more information on Conservation Law Foundation, please visit https://www.clf.org/ . CANDIDATE PROFILE The Massachusetts Advocacy Center Director will be responsible for, but not limited to: Manages the Massachusetts Advocacy Center and reports directly to the President and the Executive Vice President (EVP); Works with program directors (PDs), the managing director of CLF Ventures and the EVP, to develop and implement advocacy goals and strategies in the state; Serves as the hiring manager and supervises and mentors staff advocates, legal assistants, legal interns and fellows, office managers and volunteers in her/his state, in coordination with PDs where appropriate; Works closely with senior staff colleagues and CLF constituencies to develop and execute fundraising strategies in her/his state, manage operations and expenses of her/his state office and develop and execute media strategy in the state; Manages and works closely with the CLF Massachusetts Advisory Board to maximize relevance, visibility and effectiveness of advocacy in Massachusetts, and to develop and execute fundraising strategies; Represents CLF at the Massachusetts state legislature, in legal and regulatory proceedings at the state and federal level, at public forums, media events and conferences; Develops, directs and stewards relationships with relevant NGOs, government agencies, political and legislative representatives, the business community and other stakeholders in her/his state; Manages the Massachusetts office, including its operating budget, administrative matters, a staff of professionals, and an office manager; Collaborates with other CLF staff at all levels on interdisciplinary matters; and Contributes to the strategic direction and stewardship of the organization throughout the region. Experience in a nonprofit public interest advocacy setting is highly desirable. A law degree and litigation experience at the state court, federal district court, and/or appellate court levels are preferred, but would not be required for an appropriate candidate. Qualifications The ideal candidate will be: A highly motivated individual with 7 or more years of advocacy experience in environment, energy, or related public interest fields. Experienced in law, policy and politics at the federal, state, and local levels; Experienced writing blogs and opinion pieces, and using social media platforms for advocacy and social change; Experienced as a media spokesperson (print and broadcast); Experienced in fundraising including identifying prospects and cultivating major donors and grant funders; An individual possessing excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, having respect for a diversity of opinions, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment; Accustomed to articulating and meeting measurable goals; and Experienced managing an operating budget and professional staff. Contact Conservation Law Foundation has engaged Liz Lombard and Turner Delano of Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. Please submit a compelling cover letter and resume here . Conservation Law Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants. PI99849482