National Geographic is looking for a rockstar coordinator to join the Allen Coral Atlas team starting in January and based at the NGS HQ offices at 1145 17th St. NW, Washington, DC (Note: No reimbursement for relocation).
The temporary role is approved through June 2020, although it may be possible to extend. The pay rate is $22/hr.
Serious applicants only; resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting December 18th, and must be received by Tuesday, 12/31. To be considered for this role, please include a cover letter with your resume and send to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coordinator, Allen Coral Atlas and Geographic Visualization Lab
Job Description Summary The Coordinator in National Geographic Society’s Geographic Visualization Lab (GVL) will assist with day-to-day management for initiatives and activities related to Field Engagement for the Allen Coral Atlas (“the Atlas;” more info at allencoralatlas.org ). The Atlas is a scientific partnership led by Vulcan, Inc., developing cutting-edge technology to create the first high-resolution global mosaic view of coral reefs as well as maps of the geomorphic zones and benthic habitat types. NGS’s role in the Atlas partnership is leading Field Engagement, which seeks to enable users of the Atlas to achieve conservation results (e.g., through marine spatial planning or other efforts).
Minimum Education Required
Bachelor’s degree required, Master's preferred
Minimum Years and Types of Experience
2+ years demonstrated experience in program or project management, curriculum development, and/or event coordination and support roles. Experience and/or education in outreach, capacity development, marine conservation, coral reef ecology, monitoring, and or remote sensing and GIS, data visualization technology and approaches preferred. Experience working internationally and with coalitions and diverse and matrixed teams preferred.
Knowledge and Skills Required