Project/GIS Management (Tahoe-Central Sierra Initiative) – Great Basin Institute

Lake Tahoe Basin, California

In cooperation with the California Tahoe Conservancy, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting a Project Management and GIS Associate to support project management, GIS, and data management activities for the Tahoe-Central Sierra Initiative (TCSI). The TCSI is a 2.4-million-acre landscape-scale effort to restore resilience to forest ecosystems and communities, increase the pace and scale of forest restoration, and increase the use of restoration wood byproducts. It is a multi-agency, multijurisdictional effort composed of the California Tahoe Conservancy, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, U.S.D.A. Forest Service, University of California, The Nature Conservancy, National Forest Foundation, and California Forestry Association. The incumbent will report to the TCSI Coordinator. More information about the TCSI can be found here.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

Project Management

  • Prepare meeting notes, track and follow up on action items, schedule work group calls and other meetings, and assist in developing agendas and materials.
  • Support program staff in managing work plans, writing annual reports, maintaining TCSI group documents and history, and drafting communication materials
  • Assist in facilitating team meetings and workshops.
  • Help coordinate and manage project tasks and deliverables.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the TCSI Coordinator.

GIS and data management

  • Collect, analyze, and display spatial data using ESRI GIS software to support priority setting and work plan development.
  • Work with TCSI partner organizations to collect project planning and implementation data.
  • Assist with monitoring, tracking, and reporting on TCSI efforts and progress.
  • Use geodatabases and file structures to manage and organize spatial and tabular data for TCSI priorities in a manner that is easily understood and accessible to other staff.
  • Create and update metadata.
  • Create maps to share TCSI information with partners and stakeholders.

Click here for more information and to apply.

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