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The National Forest Foundation is an equal opportunity employer maintaining a policy of nondiscrimination in all recruiting and employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, genetic information, age, disability, veterans, or any other protected class identified by federal, state, or local law. All employees are respected, accepted, and appreciated for their unique and important contributions to the mission. The National Forest Foundation offers an excellent compensation and benefits package for regular, full time employees.


Information Systems Analyst

The National Forest Foundation seeks a regular, full-time Information Systems Analyst. Position is responsible for overseeing the organization’s reinvention of its information systems (IS) and data flow, with a focus on high data integrity and user efficiency. The Information Systems Analyst will initially report to the President & CEO, through IS design, structure, and implementation.

Duties include: Organize and facilitate an internal cross-functional team to formalize IS policies, standards, practices, and measures; organize and facilitate an internal team of cross-functional users of database applications; manage organizational adoption of new CRM and grants/project management systems, working with an internal team and existing contracted consultant; organize and facilitate organizational teams in the transfer to new IS; design and implement staff trainings and reference materials, and provide ongoing support to enable effective transitions to new systems; serve as point of contact for the NFF contracted IT consultants; plan, prepare budget, track inventory, purchase, monitor, and ship software and hardware to meet overall technology needs; serve as a liaison to staff for technology issues and trends … more. Read PD for more.

The Information Systems Analyst should possess an undergraduate degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience); a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience with proven results in data management, data governance and technology; prior experience implementing new organization-wide IS, strong understanding of database concepts and methods of system integration; excellent communication skills; collaboratively manage IS; able to set priorities; have a valid U.S. driver’s license … more.

This position is located in Missoula, Montana. Salary range $58,000-$68,000 range. Excellent compensation package.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume in PDF format by email to sbombard@nationalforests.org - Note in Subject Line: "Application for Information Systems Analyst".

Application Deadline: October 30, 2020

Forests of Texas Program Coordinator

The National Forest Foundation seeks a regular, full-time Forests of Texas Program Coordinator. Position is responsible for overseeing the organization’s community engagement, fundraising and project management for forest/watershed restoration and recreation activities on the National Forests of Texas. This work requires close coordination with the U.S. Forest Service, community organizations and implementation partners to accomplish identified goals and activities across the Forests.

Duties include: Community engagement - conducting ongoing communication with partners, networking with organizations; project management – overseeing contractors implementing projects in coordination with the U.S. Forests Service; managing services agreements, invoices, and budgets; and fundraising – soliciting funds from government sources, foundations, corporations, and individuals to support all aspects of the project; preparing grant and funding reports, communication … more. Read PD for more.

Possess a Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, conservation or related field (or equivalent experience); a minimum of 3 years’ experience with proven results in conservation project management, community outreach, and partnership development; strong knowledge and experience of the U.S. Forest Service land management policies, procedures, and regulations; excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, task management, and attention to detail skills; able to work independently while being flexible in a team … more. Read PD for more.

Position is located in New Waverly, Texas. Salary range $42,000-$48,000 range. Excellent compensation package.

To apply: Candidates should submit resume and cover letter in .pdf format to: sbombard@nationalforests.org with subject line: “Application for Forests of Texas Program Coordinator”

Application Deadline: Not later than November 6, 2020.