The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild.

Data Analyst & Innovation Manager

The Living Desert (TLD) is building a data centric environment.  To complete this goal, we are looking for a well-rounded individual who can quickly understand our current business environment and who can help lead The Living Desert to reach the lofty goals it seeks, that is, to be a leader within the aquarium, zoo, and botanical garden communities, and to maximize its conservation mission. 

This candidate must have demonstrated an aptitude to work across functional lines, with all levels of management and employees, to achieve The Living Desert's objectives.  They must develop an understanding of where The Living Desert should strive to be.  Then, to establish realistic but dynamically achievable and timely goals; then focus the The Living Desert's members to obtain them. 

In summary, we desire to have the most current information available and accessible in desired formats at any moment desired.  Much time and expertise are required to obtain this goal and then to maintain it. 

While this type of position can be virtual, we require an onsite presence at this stage of The Living Desert's data life cycle.






PHYSICAL EFFORT:  Sitting at computer stations for extended periods; standing, walking, bending, lifting, twisting, climbing, crawling, kneeling, reaching motions. Some lifting up to 50 lbs.

DISCOMFORT/RISKS: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Extreme temperatures when working outdoors.

HOLIDAY/EVENING WORK:  Weekend and holiday and some evening work are required.

TRAVEL: Conference and workshop attendance, as required.


Common hand tools, computers & computer related hardware, general office equipment, telephone, radio, golf cart, vehicles.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

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