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    The Atlanta Botanical Garden (ABG) invites applications for Conservation Partnerships
    Assistant (CPA) for the Southeastern Center for Conservation within the Department of
    Conservation & Research. The successful candidate’s primary role will be to serve as the
    assistant to the Conservation Partnerships Manager (CPM) for the Southeastern Plant
    Conservation Alliance (SE PCA), including the development of the Regional Species of Greatest
    Conservation Need (RSGCN) list for plant species and other collaborative conservation projects.

    The SE PCA is a diverse and inclusive partnership of professionals bridging gaps between local
    and national efforts while collaborating to prevent the loss of, and restore, plant diversity. One of
    the organization’s goals is to support the development of a RSGCN list for plants to inform and
    support conservation strategies, decision-making, and sustainable action for rare and threatened
    plants. Identification of highly imperiled and data deficient plant species will inform
    development of and inclusion of plants in 2025 State Wildlife Action Plans, identify additional
    regional plant conservation trends, and directly enhance data, consistency, capacity, and
    awareness for plant conservation.

    This is a 1-year funded position with benefits.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    ● Support the CPM and the SE PCA with the development of the RSGCN list
    ● Assist with scheduling, facilitation, and note-taking for small and large group meetings,
    workshops, and symposia (virtual and in-person) of the SE PCA
    ● Organize and maintain files, including documents, photographs, video and audio recordings
    ● Create social media posts and email campaigns
    ● Use WordPress to update web page content and create posts
    ● Provide field work and GIS support to assigned and other projects as needed
    The above job duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work for
    employees in this position, but this is not intended as an exclusive or all-inclusive inventory of all
    duties required of employees in this job.

    ● Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Botany, or related field – Master’s degree
    ● Minimum two years of post-undergraduate experience
    ● Familiarity with plant conservation
    ● Knowledge in shared file management and ArcGIS desired
    ● Must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License.

    ● Seasonally frequent travel to meeting and field sites throughout the southeastern US
    ● Position may involve work in extreme weather conditions, and the ability to lift 50 lb. is

    ● Excellent organizational and time management skills
    ● Ability to effectively respond to multiple, changing and often conflicting priorities is
    ● Must be able to effectively interact with the general public and co-workers and peer

    In consideration of the safety of our employees and guests, The Atlanta Botanical Garden
    requires that all new hires be fully vaccinated to accept an offer of employment. Documentation
    of vaccination will be required.

    Please email resume, cover letter, and list of three references to Careers at
    careers@atlantabg.org, all files should include applicants last name, document title, and
    title of the position you are applying for (Smith_Resume_ConsDataCoord).

    Review of the applications will begin on November 29th, 2021

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