Come work with us! We're hiring for two positions.
- The Science Communicator will use a variety of software (Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS, R Studio, etc.) to develop print and digital media as well as analyze large and complex datasets. Excellent communication and organizational skills are necessary. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with little supervision is a must. Self-directed work is a large portion of the work time. Ability to work both in-person and virtual or a hybrid is required. Bachelor's degree required, advanced degreee preferred.
- The Science Communication Instructional Designer will support instructional design projects from start to finish under the guidance of the Project Manager in the socio-environmental science field. This includes managing the workflow of the development process by coordinating the input from subject matter experts and other team members. Six-month contractual, advanced undergraduate or recent graduates preferred. Experience creating and editing videos necessary.
IAN Report Card published
In the annual IAN Report Card, IAN staff reflect on accomplishments from 2020. The self-assessment is based on indicators in three categories: social impacts, ecological outcomes, and partner engagement. Overall, IAN received an overall grade of C (78%) which is a decrease from the 2019 score of B (84%).
14th International Coral Reef Symposium held virtually last month
The 14th International Coral Reef Symposium was held virtually from July 19 to 23, 2021. This virtual conference took place instead of the in-person conference in 2020. ICRS is the most important coral reef conference in the world. It usually only occurs once every four years and draw experts from all around the globe. During the virtual coral reef conference last month, Heath Kelsey and Caroline Donovan, along with our colleague Erica Towle (NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program) presented our work on coral reef status reports, which evaluated the health of coral reefs in nine individual U.S. jurisdictions and overall (nationally). It was great to "see" some of the other partners from this project presenting during the conference as well.