WAGE CATEGORY: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
LOCATION: Okemos, Michigan
Position Summary: The Operations Manager will develop and implement strategies to promote efficient office and organizational management that supports the continued success of Michigan’s oldest conservation organization. S/he will provide business guidance and support to the team on issues of office and financial management and reporting, contracting, human resources, outreach, and all aspects of fundraising.
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Application Process: Please submit a résumé, cover letter, and three professional references in .PDF format to:
Heather Good, Executive Director
Please, no phone call or email inquiries regarding this position.
Deadline: February 15, 2017, 5:00 pm EST
LOCATION / DATES: Grayling, Michigan, May 8 – July 4, 2017, with potential for temporary extension through Hartwick Pines
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Temporary/Seasonal Independent Contractor
COMPENSATION: A rate of $2,400 for the contract period, paid in biweekly installments. Lodging included at Camp Wa-Wa-Sum during period of employment.
The Kirtland’s Warbler Tour Guide (hereafter “guide”) is a contracted employee by Michigan Audubon who will assist Michigan Audubon in leading Kirtland’s Warbler tours for the public at Hartwick Pines State Park located in Grayling, Michigan.
The guide will be responsible for developing a high level of knowledge of all aspects of Kirtland’s Warbler identification, biology, history and management, in preparation for leading public tours throughout the employment period.
The guide is also responsible for leading the tour in all types of conditions, including biting insects and cold, windy weather. At times it may be necessary to wait up to 2-3 hours with participants to see a Kirtland’s Warbler. Typically, about 98-99% of participants get a view of a Kirtland’s Warbler, and the guide will be responsible for maintaining this level of excellence.
The guide will be expected to represent Michigan Audubon and in a courteous, professional manner, and to answer questions regarding the organization to their best ability. Communication, education, and outreach are key components to this role in sharing the Kirtland’s Warbler with visitors.
An e-mail containing a cover letter and resume with two professional references can be sent to: Lindsay Cain, Education Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position is open until filled. Please, no inquiries about the position.