Houston Audubon, a nonprofit organization established in 1969, protects and promotes birds of the Upper Texas Coast through habitat conservation, environmental education, and conservation advocacy. The organization owns and manages 17 nature sanctuaries in the Houston Gulf Coast region providing 3,477 acres of wetlands, piney wood forest, coastal woodlots, prairie, and beach that serve as critical habitat for over 300 species of migratory and resident birds. These sanctuaries also serve as community assets where people walk, commune with nature, learn, meditate, socialize and explore. Over 700 nature-based program experiences are provided for children and adults every year.
Position Title: Operations Manager
Reports to: Executive Director
Position Summary: The Operations Manager serves an integral role in supporting the organization’s mission by providing technical support and developing and overseeing standard operating procedures and workflow processes. The successful candidate will work closely with the executive director, department directors, and the controller to facilitate daily functions of contract administration and management, project tracking and reporting, risk management and safety, and land and property management.
Primary duties, as well as desired qualifications, skills, and experience, are in the PDF.
Bird Friendly Communities Program Manager
Position Title: Program Manager
Position Classification: Full-time, 40 hours
Reports to: Conservation Director
Position Summary: The Program Manager for Bird Friendly Communities (BFC) will be responsible for facilitating implementation of the Houston Audubon’s BFC program. Houston Audubon’s Bird Friendly Communities program aims to enhance the quality of life for birds and people through habitat enhancement, hazard reduction, education and citizen science strategies that engage people of all ages and backgrounds in stewardship of the natural world. In collaboration with the Education and Conservation Directors, the BFC Manager will implement the BFC strategic plan goals, build brand equity, raise overall awareness of Houston Audubon’s mission and habitat conservation and education programs, and build and maintain a network of BFC partners and volunteers to implement habitat and community science projects.
Essential duties and responsibilities, as well as required qualifications, skills, and experience, are in the PDF.
Application deadline August 20, 2021.
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