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Database Specialist (Temporary)
3/31/2016

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks a Temporary Database Specialist to be based at its’ Philip Merrill Environmental Center headquarters located in Annapolis, MD. This is a temporary assignment to begin in April and go through the Fall of 2016.  This is a part-time position and hours will be varied & flexible depending on projects and tasks.

THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest regional non-profit conservation organization working solely to save the Bay. Established in 1967, CBF has a staff of approximately 185 employees working in offices in Annapolis Maryland; Richmond and VA Beach, Virginia; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C., and in 15 field education program locations. Our staff and volunteer corps work throughout the region educating students and adults, advocating for clean water polices, restoring waterways, and litigating when necessary.

CBF's headquarters office in Annapolis, MD is the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the world’s first U.S. Green Build Council’s LEED platinum building. In 2014, CBF opened The Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, VA. The Brock Center is one of the most energy efficient, environmentally smart buildings in the world.

CBF has an annual budget of approximately $21 million and is supported by more than 200,000 members and e-subscribers. For more information on CBF please visit www.cbf.org.

CONTEXT OF THE POSITION

CBF’s Information Technology (IT) Team, part of the Administration Department, is charged with furthering the mission of the organization by supporting staff’s software, hardware, and data solution needs.  Healthy data is crucial to the organization’s ability to recruit, engage, and communicate with CBF supporters.  Reporting to ITs Manager of Data Services, will assist in providing timely, accurate, and comprehensive data input and output for CBF staff from CBF’s databases. 

Essential functions include:

  • Input and manage a high volume of data from CBF’s volunteer programs, events, and public outreach efforts. 
  • Track event attendance and volunteer activities then record timesheet values in The Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Maintain flow of information between The Raiser’s Edge (RE), Salsa (digital advocacy platform), and BlackBaud NetCommunity (BBNC)
  • Manage and ensure accuracy of constituent communications preferences.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will have 1-2 years’ experience in database management.  Commitment to maintaining database integrity and accuracy is crucial, as well as experience problem solving in a collegial environment.  Must have a proficiency in communicating data to a breadth of audiences.  Moreover, the ideal candidate will also have the ability to juggle competing priorities and be a detail-oriented team player.


To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary history and requirements no later than April 29, 2016 to:

Human Resources/FY16-24-DS
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Cbf_employment@cbf.org

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.          

Litigation Fellowship (Paid)
3/7/2016

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks a full-time legal fellow for their Litigation Department to be based at their Philip Merrill Environmental Center headquarters located in Annapolis, MD. The fellowship is a one year position starting in Fall 2016.


THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest regional non-profit conservation organization working solely to save the Bay. Established in 1967, CBF has a staff of approximately 185 employees working in offices in Annapolis Maryland; Richmond and Norfolk, Virginia; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C., and in 15 field education program locations. CBF's headquarters office is in the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the world’s first LEED platinum building.CBF has an annual budget of approximately $21 million and is supported by more than 200,000 members and e-subscribers. For more information on CBF please visit www.cbf.org.

The Litigation Department uses the law as a tool to protect and preserve the Chesapeake Bay. Using federal, state and local laws, CBF attorneys file amicus briefs, regulatory challenges and, if necessary, lawsuits to stop polluters and to ensure governmental compliance with those laws. 


CONTEXT OF THE POSITION 

The litigation fellowship provides an opportunity for a recent law school graduate to work with experienced environmental practitioners within a leading environmental non-profit organization.  

The fellow will take a lead role in managing a project designed to help lay the groundwork for litigation and possibly other advocacy work within CBF. The fellow will work closely with the Vice President for Litigation, litigation counsel, litigation staff, and other CBF staff, including scientists, land planners, lobbyists and educators.  

The fellow’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyzing federal and state environmental laws, regulations, and administrative processes that apply to the project
  • Reviewing agency records, files and documents
  • Summarizing findings in the form of a formal report that includes proper documentation and accurate citations
  • Communicating with other groups outside of CBF as needed
  • Managing a budget specific to the project
  • Working with CBF staff to promote the project
  • Participating in the day-to-day life of CBF, including staff meetings, strategy sessions and at least one CBF field experience. 
  • Assist the litigation department in developing and researching new cases.  


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

CBF seeks independent, creative thinkers who will help us to act wisely and in the public interest as we strive to “Save the Bay.”  The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Admission to practice law in at least one State (can be obtained during fellowship)
  • Experience with environmental law
  • Strong legal research and writing, interpersonal, and communications skills
  • Willingness to travel regionally


To apply, please send resume and cover letter explaining your interest in CBF by June 1, 2016 to:

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Attn: Human Resources/FY16-19-LF

Cbf_employment@cbf.org

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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