Foreman Biodiversity Fellow

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Foreman Biodiversity Fellow

Tracking Code603-280 Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Assisting the Director with administering all activities for the Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administering, coordinating, and marketing Institute activities.
  • Conducting research for and contributing to publication of articles and papers related to environmental law and policy, especially related to grant-funded projects.
  • Advancing and coordinating the Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition, including national and regional rounds.
  • Organizing the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series and the International Wildlife Law Conference.
  • Internal coordination within Stetson University (e.g., activities related to the Stetson Environmental Working Group; collaboration with DeLand faculty and staff on environmental courses, events, and student opportunities; fundraising and grant-writing efforts).
  • Assisting with recruitment of J.D. candidates interested in environmental law.
  • Assisting with development and marketing of specialized courses (e.g., Topics in Biodiversity Law).
  • Collaborating with the Office of Professional Education to develop CLE programs, CE programs, and general education opportunities.
  • Identifying and promoting internship and externship placements.
  • Working to identify research and student-related opportunities with multilateral environmental agreements such as the Ramsar Convention and the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles.
  • Collaborating on fundraising and grants.
  • Assisting with outreach to Stetson alumni involved in the environmental legal and policy field.
  • Maintains a collaborative work environment and works well with others.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

J.D. required. Must have outstanding academic credentials, as well as a sound understanding of environmental markets, domestic environmental law, and international environmental law. Must be a member in good standing with The Florida Bar or eligible for admission to The Florida Bar. One year of year experience preferred. Editorial experience with law review or scientific journal preferred. Experience in developing and administering training or CLE programs, or demonstrate the willingness and skill set necessary to develop such expertise. The candidate must be able to multi-task and have excellent computer skills and be detailed oriented and follow through with ongoing projects. A high level of organization, flexibility, judgment, and interpersonal skills are required. Works to build an environment that promotes and facilitates the success of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence. Strong written and verbal communication skills, and presentation ability, required. Ability to work a flexible schedule.

Grade: 7

Job Location Gulfport, Florida, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Job No:
Posted: 4/17/2021
Application Due: 5/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time