Conservation Information Manager

The Nature Conservancy

About Us

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

Position Summary

The Jack and Laura Dangermond Preserve is looking for a GIS Coordinator that oversees GIS and technology projects related to the operations, management, and research at the Preserve. The Nature Conservancy envisions a future-looking ‘smart preserve’ that leverages technology for ecological management and research. The ideal candidate will bring an innovation mindset that is grounded in hands on experience in the field of geospatial mapping. You should be an expert user of the Esri desktop, mobile, and web GIS suite, have a solid understanding of IoT principles, and demonstrated experience with large scale data management. If you are a geospatial professional, this is your dream job. Come be a part of one of the most exciting technology teams in conservation at The Nature Conservancy.

Desired Skills & Experience

• Demonstrated experience in spatial data management, including metadata and documentation.
• Working knowledge of current trends and practices in relevant discipline(s) and region(s).
• Knowledge of UAS operations and Part107 Certification a plus
• Well versed in technology best practices, and an ability to adapt them to TNC’s organizational needs and culture.
• Demonstrated experience interpreting and communicating results to conservation practitioners and Senior Managers.
• Demonstrated experience recommending conservation actions based on scientific analysis results.
• Demonstrated experience collaborating with other parties to obtain data sources.
• Communicating clearly via written, spoken and graphical means in English and other relevant languages.
• Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit and search for job ID# 47121 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST on January 13,2019. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Santa Barbara, CA 93106
United States

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