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Posted: Thursday, November 23, 2017 12:05 AM

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The Bears Ears Tribal Commission (Commission), as chartered by President Obama in the Bears Ears National Monument proclamation of December 28, 2016 serves as a collaborative manager of the monument. In its role as a collaborative manager, the Commission stands next to federal land management agencies in guiding management and management planning across the monument. The Project Manager will assist the Bears Ears Tribal Commission Director and the Commission as it collaboratively identifies and helps to implement interim visitation, site protection, and interpretation strategies for the monument, and in the preparation of recommendations for the national monument management plan for Bears Ears National Monument, Utah.
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The Commission seeks a creative, entrepreneurial, energetic, and committed professional to become the Bears Ears Project Manager. The project manager will be chiefly responsible for implementing and managing on-the-ground projects within the Bears Ears National Monument. The project manager will serve as the liaison with tribal communities in the Bears Ears landscape around specific projects, and will build the visibility of the Bears Ears Commission to ensure community awareness of ongoing projects.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success carrying out on-the-ground land management projects, ideally in the context of collaborations spanning multiple interest groups. Working experience with tribal governments, tribal communities, and federal public land management agencies is strongly preferred. Familiarity with the Bears Ears region and the Colorado Plateau is highly desirable.

Location:
Flexible – The project manager’s residence may be located in a community within the Four Corners Region of Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, or Colorado. This position will require extensive travel within the American West.

Compensation: Competitive, commensurate with experience. The Bears Ears Tribal Commission applies Native American Preferences in its hiring practices. This position will initially be a two-year independent contractor position.

Send cover letter and resume to bearsearscommission@gmail.com. Open until filled, interviews begin in late October.

• Location: Farmington

• Post ID: 11033687 farmington
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