IIC Staff – M. Akresh [Work-Study]
Location: Keene, NH
Antioch University New England
Start Date: 8/30/21
End Date: 5/6/22
Number of Positions: 4
Hours per Week: 10
Weekends Required: No
Evenings Required: No
Supervisor: Michael Akresh
This position allows for remote work Yes/No: Yes
Percentage of time that could be remote (0-100%): 100% the work can be conducted remotely, and staff meetings can be done over Zoom.
Method to assess remote work: Supervisor will be in weekly communication with students to monitor that the work is being completed. Students will also assess work completed and determine progress on tasks. Outcomes are to help run Antioch’s Institute for International Conservation. See the job description for more info. The positions should provide the students with experience working with a small conservation organization, similar to a NGO that the students may work with after graduation.
The Institute for International Conservation (IIC), formerly known as the Center for Tropical Ecology and Conservation (CTEC), will be hiring staff. The staff will play a pivotal role in IIC to liaise with the local, regional, and international community to cultivate partnerships and develop opportunities for AUNE students. Responsibilities include working to expand and strengthen the relationships that IIC has with affiliate international organizations (3 hours/week), building relationships with local and regional organizations (2 hours/week), and building on the database for international internships, jobs, and research/service opportunities (5 hours/week). We plan to have staff conduct more fundraising this coming year with local businesses, merchandise/t-shirt sales, and other activities (10 hours/week). The staff will also assist with projects such as international student activities, website updates, social media, coffee orders and provisioning during PhD weekends, and webinars (15 hours/week). Lastly, staff may assist with international research and/or service projects being conducted by the Co-Directors of the IIC (5 hours/week).
Applicants should have: • Strong communication skills and attention to detail • Ability and interest in working independently and in a team • Interest in international conservation • Federal work study funds
How to Apply: Send a short cover letter of interest and your CV to Mike Akresh and Jason Rhoades.
Description: work study
Department: Environmental Studies
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