A nation wide camera trap program called Snapshot USA is looking for a survey coordinator who would assist Program Managers in recruiting, training and retaining participants. Most participants are college, university and agency groups who place, retrieve cameras and upload wildlife images following a standard protocol. Survey coordinator would then conduct quality checks on data entered in Wildlife Insights and resolve issues. Coordinator would produce data products accessible to participants through a public website.
This 3-year non-federal position is stationed at the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, VA with a salary of ±$40,000 plus benefits. On-site housing is possible.
Applicants are expected to have a degree in ecology or wildlife management, practical experience with camera traps, as well as the ability to create training materials for participants, and to quality check and display data using standard programs. Programming and GIS knowledge desired.
Send CV, cover letter and contact information for references to William McShea, [email protected] by June 10.