[Coral-List] WCS PNG Marine Director position

Elizabeth Matthews ematthews at wcs.org
Fri Apr 29 11:05:57 EDT 2011

Dear List,


The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) seeks a Marine Director to lead its
marine conservation efforts in Papua New Guinea and facilitate participation
and support for the Coral Triangle Initiative. WCS focuses on implementing
community-based and scientifically sound conservation strategies to improve
the management of coastal marine ecosystems, with a particular emphasis on
coral reefs. The program primarily focuses on:  i) working closely with
local communities to protect reef systems and ecosystem integrity ii)
promotion of sustainable small-scale fisheries  iii) adaptation to climate
change, and iv) training and capacity building in marine conservation. 


Principal responsibilities include oversight and administration of
day-to-day operations of the Papua New Guinea Marine Program, regional
coordination and support of the Coral Triangle Initiative, program
development, fundraising, and capacity building. The preferred candidate
will have a Masters or PhD in marine science or appropriate discipline,
including significant tropical marine field and conservation experience, and
a proven ability to work in an international context, especially in remote
field locations. 


For further information or to apply, please email cover letter and CV with
subject "PNG Marine Director" to  <mailto:marineprogram at wcs.org>
marineprogram at wcs.org






Elizabeth Matthews, PhD

Assistant Director, Marine Program

Wildlife Conservation Society

2300 Southern Boulevard

Bronx, NY 10460


tel: (718) 220-7136 or -5890

cell: (347) 637-0601

ematthews at wcs.org



More information about the Coral-List mailing list