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Position Announcement – Stewardship and Outreach Manager

The Ausable River Association (AsRA) seeks a qualified person to engage individuals and communities in caring for the freshwater resources of the Adirondack Park. The stewardship and outreach manager (SOM) will report to the executive director (ED) and be a member of AsRA's program management team. We're looking for an established mid-career professional with outreach, communications, and/or teaching experience, science and/or environmental stewardship training, excellent listening skills, creative initiative, and a passion for freshwater protection. Work will include community and landowner outreach, engaging residents and leaders at town board meetings, working with other staff to advance organizational partner relationships, speaking to civic and social organizations about freshwater stewardship opportunities in their communities, program offerings to schools, and hands-on science programming for kids and adults. A priority is to broaden the audience for our stewardship message and diversify the communities where we do our work. AsRA staff scientists will serve as resources and partners and a communications associate will provide program support.

The ideal candidate is a creative, detail-oriented teacher and/or community action coordinator with practical science communication and listening skills. They have experience developing information rich programming that inspires action and provides people with tools and pathways for pursuing that action. They are committed to identifying, reaching out to, and engaging diverse communities and people in the Adirondack Park with an emphasis on the Lake Champlain Basin portion of the park.

Applications due by June 3, 2024.

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