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Tara Carey tcarey at
Thu Mar 15 07:11:30 EST 2001

To whom it may concern,

Director of Conservation
Earthwatch Institute

Earthwatch Institute promotes sustainable conservation of our natural
resources and cultural heritage by creating partnerships between
scientists, the general public, educators, and businesses.

The Director of Conservation will be responsible for developing and
managing the Conservation Program at EWI.  This includes strategic
planning for the Program and management of a $5M, 5-year grant from the
Ford Motor Company for the EWI Conservation Initiative.  The
deliverables of the grant include:  strategic development of 4
Conservation Research Centers (CRCs) in Latin America, North America,
Africa and Asia/Pacific.  Development of an Education, Capacity Building
and Corporate Training Fellowship Program, and recruiting approximately
2,500 EWI volunteers to participate on projects at CRCs over a five-year
time period.  The Director will provide strategic direction for Program
and project development at the CRCs, and management of 5 Field Directors
and a Program Manager, based at EWI International Headquarters in
Maynard, Massachusetts.  The Conservation Director will also be required
to represent EWI at selected conferences and/or meetings, go on specific
site-visits and facilitate new project and Program development and
fundraising activities in support of the Conservation Initiative.  The
Conservation Director will report to the President of EWI and work
closely with all departments including the Education Department, The
Center for Field Research, Marketing and Communications, Development and

The Director will have outstanding qualifications and field experience
in international conservation science or sustainable development and
administrative and facilitative skills to effectively coordinate the
diverse interests and abilities of the CRC partners and stakeholders
associated with the Conservation Initiative.  A Ph.D. or equivalent
degree or experience is required, as are deomonstrated abilities to
obtain funding, to manage interdisciplinary projects, and to effectively
communicate and study complex conservation issues. Also required are
leadership abilities and entrepreneurial spirit necessary to establish
and maintain the Conservation Initiative as an internationally
well-respected Program.

Send resumes to: Tara Carey, Earthwatch Institute, PO Box 75, Maynard,
MA 01754 or preferably, email to: tcarey at

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