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Program Coordinator (id:51230)

Statement of the Job :
Dr. Sandra De Urioste-Stone (or the Center for Research on Sustainable Forests) at the University of Maine is seeking applicants for a five-year National Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Coordinator position to work on a recently funded National Science Foundation project to develop an interdisciplinary graduate program on resilient ecological conservation systems. The typical hiring range for this position is $35,000 to $45,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.
The Program Coordinator works as part of an interdisciplinary team of faculty and students from a variety of units at UMaine. This position will (1) maximize outcomes from work on interdisciplinary teams, (2) collaborate in drafting multi-authored, stakeholder-driven communications included peer-reviewed publications, (3) develop and foster innovative teaching skills, (4) use project management skills to facilitate an interactive learning environment for faculty, students, and partners, and (5) extend their professional networks while working closely with regional conservation partners and academics. The work relies on strong collaboration with stakeholders and an ability to work with interdisciplinary groups.
Complete Job Description
About the University :
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System?s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.
Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/
The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.
Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.
Qualifications :
Required Qualifications:
MS in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Conservation Social Sciences, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Communication, or related fields required.
Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
Proficiency with use of computers, including databases and spreadsheets.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Conservation Social Sciences, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Communication, or related fields.
Familiarity with New England and its resources.
Experience with promotions, social media, or science communication campaigns.
Demonstrated experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Interest/experience with teaching.
Other Information :
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references
You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
_Updated Search Timeline:_
Review of applicants is on going.
To ensure consideration for the position, applicants are encouraged to apply by January 15, 2019
Tentative start date: March 1, 2019
Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: October 15, 2018
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: October 15, 2018
Tentative start date: November 1, 2018
For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Sandra De Urioste-Stone at sandra.de@maine.edu
Appropriate background checks are required .
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran?s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).
Position Title: Program Coordinator (id:51230)
Campus: Orono
Department: Center for Research on Sustainable Forest - OCRSF
Bargaining Unit: UMPSA
Salary Band/Wage Band: 03
Location: Orono, ME
Length: Fiscal Year (12 Months)
Required Documents: Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV

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