Job Description


The major duties of the Special Projects Administrator include, but are not limited to helping project managers and the operations manager implement habitat restoration projects with a variety of administrative tasks. This person will be stationed in the office. The position will start as a permanent half-time position (20 hours per week) and may grow into a full-time position over time.


  • schedule staff assignments
  • order equipment and supplies
  • track expenses and budgets
  • track project milestones and deliverables
  • organize receipts and submittal to the accountant
  • help to create job estimates and grant proposals
  • make hotel, flight and boat reservations
  • filing
  • office organization
  • assist in the recruitment of new employees
  • secure access permits from military installations
  • collaborate with CIR management, accountant and other personnel
  • contribute to written reports
  • perform miscellaneous office and administrative duties as needed


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of three years experience with project administration and management.
  • Great interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional skill with Excel and Microsoft Word.


$25 to $35 per hour depending on experience.


Submit a cover letter and a résumé via email to


Channel Islands Restoration is a non-profit organization that restores habitat in sensitive and unique natural areas on the California Channel Islands and adjacent mainland. We help protect rare and endangered native plant and animal species by restoring the natural habitat they depend on for survival. We educate about the value of native habitat and how to protect it. We recruit volunteers and identify and develop public and private funding sources for habitat restoration programs.

Channel Islands Restoration is an "at will" employer offering equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed or religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or disability (within the physical parameters defined in the position description and those associated with remote work locations). Any offer of employment will be contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility for employment in the United States.