Prescott, Leah lprescott at blm.gov
Wed Oct 31 08:30:00 CDT 2018


Regular or Seasonal: Regular

Full-time or Part-time: Full time

Position is located at the Washington DC Office of Bureau of Land

Position Overview: To assist with outreach efforts related to Seeds of
Success and the Plant Conservation and Restoration Program of BLM,
communicating with a wide variety of audiences including federal, state,
local, and tribal agencies and elected officials; non-governmental
organizations and interest groups; industry; traditional and new media
outlets; public land users; and other stakeholders.


1.  Create, write and distribute a wide variety of materials to communicate
information about SOS and Plant Conservation and Restoration Programs and
activities to audiences. Materials may include reports; newsletters;
talking points; briefing papers; speeches; web and social media content;
and other information materials.

2.  Provide communication research and planning for Seeds of Success and
the BLM Plant Conservation and Restoration Program.

3.  Create presentations, infographics and related promotional materials,
and provide lectures in support of native seed banking and use. Update and
maintain websites related to Seeds of Success and BLM Plant Conservation
and Restoration Program.

4. Enter data and provide quality control on data submissions from SOS
field collectors as needed.

Key Cooperative Relationships: Botanic Garden and BLM Washington Office
staff; SOS cooperators; CLM interns and technicians for SOS; federal, state
and regional land managers; conservation, stewardship and restoration

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in ecology, botany, biology or equivalent
with appropriate experience; Knowledge of plants. Strong communication
skills. Data and web management, teaching and project management
experience, good organizational skills.   Desire to work with volunteers
and interns. Occasional outdoor and weekend work may be involved, valid
driver’s license required.

Go to https://www.chicagobotanic.org/jobs to apply. Review of applications
begins November 16, 2018 and will continue until a suitable candidate is
hired.  Contact Kayri Havens at khavens at chicagobotanic.org with any

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age,
national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a
veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local
protected class.
In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972,
Chicago Botanic Garden does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its
programs or activities, including in employment or admissions. Please call
(847) 835-8264 to contact our Title IX Coordinator should you have
questions or concerns.

Leah Prescott
Bureau of Land Management
Plant Conservation & Restoration Program
Data Coordinator

National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration
Plant Conservation Alliance <http://www.plantconservationalliance.org/>
Seeds of Success
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