Indigenous Climate Stewardship Lead

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The Desert Research Institute’s (DRI) Division of Atmospheric Sciences, the Climate Science Alliance (CSA)  and the Climate Center Group at DRI is seeking an exceptional and resourceful individual to join our team as the Indigenous Climate Stewardship Lead. The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail oriented and has experience in project management, community engagement, and climate adaptation and resilience planning and projects. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands on experience working collaboratively with diverse partners to advance projects focused on advancing Indigenous focused community resilience projects, plans, and activities. This is a new role and we are interested in investing and supporting an individual who wants to develop their professional and leadership skills in support of Indigenous community-based projects. The position is located at DRI’s Reno, NV campus but willing to consider a partially remote option.

           

The Desert Research Institute’s (DRI) Division of Atmospheric Sciences, the Climate Science Alliance (CSA)  and the Climate Center Group at DRI is seeking an exceptional and resourceful individual to join our team as the Indigenous Climate Stewardship Lead. The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail oriented and has experience in project management, community engagement, and climate adaptation and resilience planning and projects. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands on experience working collaboratively with diverse partners to advance projects focused on advancing Indigenous focused community resilience projects, plans, and activities. This is a new role and we are interested in investing and supporting an individual who wants to develop their professional and leadership skills in support of Indigenous community-based projects. The position is located at DRI’s Reno, NV campus but willing to consider a partially remote option.

           

The Desert Research Institute’s (DRI) Division of Atmospheric Sciences, the Climate Science Alliance (CSA)  and the Climate Center Group at DRI is seeking an exceptional and resourceful individual to join our team as the Indigenous Climate Stewardship Lead. The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail oriented and has experience in project management, community engagement, and climate adaptation and resilience planning and projects. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands on experience working collaboratively with diverse partners to advance projects focused on advancing Indigenous focused community resilience projects, plans, and activities. This is a new role and we are interested in investing and supporting an individual who wants to develop their professional and leadership skills in support of Indigenous community-based projects. The position is located at DRI’s Reno, NV campus but willing to consider a partially remote option.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Preferred disciplines in communication, Indigenous studies, environmental sciences, education, or geography.
  • 2-3 years of experience with community communications or engagement in decision support.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to collaborative research and work collegially in a group setting
  • Proven ability to fulfill project goals and meet project deadlines
  • Experience working with tribal representatives and communities