Program Officer, Conservation and Sustainable Development

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There is an exciting opportunity at the MacArthur Foundation for a Program Officer, Conservation and Sustainable Development in Chicago, Illinos. This position works with the Managing Director, Programs on all aspects of the Foundation’s biodiversity conservation grant-making. The officer will ensure the success of the Conservation and Sustainable Development program. This includes oversight of active grants in several regions, including the Mekong Basin, Andes-Amazon, and Great Lakes of East and Central Africa.

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About MacArthur Foundation

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. MacArthur is placing a few big bets that truly significant progress is possible on some of the world’s most pressing social challenges, including over-incarcerationglobal climate changenuclear risk, and significantly increasing financial capital for the social sector. In addition to the MacArthur Fellows Program, the Foundation continues its historic commitments to the role of journalism in a responsible and responsive democracy, as well as the strength and vitality of our headquarters city, Chicago.

MacArthur is one of the nation’s largest independent foundations. Organizations supported by the Foundation work in about 50 countries. In addition to Chicago, MacArthur has offices in IndiaMexico, and Nigeria.

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MacArthur Foundation


Program Officer, Conservation and Sustainable Development


Friday 20th October 2017


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