Southeast Regional Marine GIS Manager for The Nature Conservancy in Charleston, South Carolina
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is seeking a Regional Marine GIS Manager to be a team leader in developing and implementing spatially based marine conservation projects in the southeast United States. This position reports to the Southeast Director of Marine Conservation and will coordinate closely with TNC science staff and partners from across the region (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida). Responsibilities include participating in coastal and marine conservation planning and modeling activities, performing data analysis, designing and producing advanced complex queries, and producing publication quality maps, graphic products and reports. The successful candidate will also work with partners, translate scientific concepts into appropriate GIS analyses, and effectively communicate GIS results to both lay and scientific audiences, through written material, verbally and cartographically. Basic Qualifications include a MS or BS degree in related field and 3 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. GIS skills in spatial analysis, cartography, and data management as applied to marine planning and associated conservation strategies are essential. In addition to technical skills, the GIS Manager will be a primary representative of the southeast marine program and must possess strong communication skills.