Tin Mountain strives to provide a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment in which to learn about and explore the natural world. Our doors and our lands are open and available to everyone who wants to participate. Tin Mountain Conservation Center staff, board of trustees, and members are united in our passion for environmental conservation, education, and research as well as our mutual trust and respect for each other and the world in which we live.

Tin Mountain is currently hiring for a RESEARCH MANAGER. See descriptions below:

This position works closely with the Research Director to oversee all research projects at Tin Mountain including Avian, Stream Habitat Enhancement, and Community Science projects. This includes spending time both in the field and in the office, working cooperatively with others in a team, and researching/developing/utilizing new research tools and techniques.  This is a 40 hour/week position with benefits and the expected work week is Monday – Friday with occasional weekend and evening work.

Research Manager duties include the following: 

  • Act as the day-to-day Manager of Research Program at Tin Mountain
  • Help hire, supervise and work with interns in the field
  • Participate in research activities, including GIS mapping, data collection & analysis
  • Write articles for publication relating to the Tin Mountain Research Program
  • Work with Research Director to:
    • improve field protocols and data analysis techniques
    • Aid in grant writing and development
    • Network with other environmental organizations in the area
  • Assist in teaching selected school programs
  • Present at Nature Program Series
  • Occasionally participate in special TMCC events such as, the Bicycle Hillclimb and Century Ride, First Seasons Dinner Auction, Fryeburg Fair, Annual Meeting, and other Tin Mountain events

Qualifications/Skills required

This position requires a person with field research experience as well as skills with data analysis, GIS, and writing for publications.  Supervisory experience is necessary.  Solid communication skills essential. Working cooperatively with others is required. Grant writing experience preferred but willing to train.

Educational Requirement:  Master’s Degree in a STEM related field

Reports to:  Research Director and Executive Director

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Lori Kinsey at lkinsey@tinmountain.org


Intern Program

Interns are an integral part of the staff and participate in all aspects of the center’s operation and have an opportunity to work with all ages, and with a variety of groups, including schools and the general public. Interns are involved in general Nature Center operations including weekend festivals and events, curriculum and program development, and writing articles for the newsletter. Tin Mountain’s best interns have a strong desire to teach and share their knowledge and enthusiasm for the natural world. A background in education or the natural sciences is helpful but not necessary.

Learn more about our ongoing projects on our Research & Studies page.