Forwarded from CLIMLIST…
The South Central CSC is seeking a Program Coordinator to manage the
daily activities of our interdisciplinary research center.
Now Accepting Applications for Program Coordinator Position
The University of Oklahoma invites applications for the position of
Program Coordinator for the South Central Climate Science Center. This
position is a full-time, 12-month appointment, hosted in Norman, OK.
Interested candidates should submit applications as soon as possible.
View Application and Eligibility Requirements:
The individual selected for this position will manage the daily
activities of the South Central Climate Science Center (CSC).
* Managing the day-to-day operations of the South Central CSC;
* Ensuring effective communication and sharing of results among the
CSC’s consortium members, in service to the Landscape Conservation
Cooperatives and other external partners in the south-central U.S.;
* Collecting and assembling information for project reports both
externally to funding agencies and internally for university purposes;
* Organizing and facilitating agenda and logistics of CSC-led
meetings, workshops, internship programs, and other events;
* Serving on CSC boards or committees and engaging in strategy
sessions, workshops, and partners’ meetings;
* Monitoring progress compared to milestones and identifying problems;
* Participating in the development of projects and proposals;
* Managing the submission of consortium-led proposals to the DOI/USGS
annual supplementary project solicitation;
* Supervising or mentoring undergraduate students; and
* Conducting CSC-related research as time permits.
Requirements: Applicants should have completed a Masters degree in
Ecosystem Sciences, Climatology, Environmental Sciences, Geography,
Zoology, or related fields. Exceptional applicants from other
disciplines will be considered. Proficiency with computer
applications, including Powerpoint, MS-Word, and Excel (or Mac OSX
equivalents), is required. The successful candidate will have
exceptional organizational and technical writing skills. Candidates
must demonstrate an ability to use new software with minimal
instruction. The position requires well-developed human relations and
communication skills, including written and oral. Applicants should be
motivated, have the ability to complete projects with minimal
supervision, and be able to both serve and lead collegially as a team
Environment: The host office for the South Central Climate Science
Center is located in Norman, OK, on the campus of the University of
Oklahoma. Federal, University, and Tribal Nation employees work
collegially in a dynamic environment within a new building on our
award-winning research campus. We are one of the most diverse
scientific units on campus, and we value teamwork, cooperation, and
innovation. Individuals intending to advance their careers without
serving or mentoring others need not apply. We seek self-disciplined
and productive candidates who want to help agencies, businesses,
communities, and organizations adapt to a changing climate.
The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We
strongly encourage applications from members of historically
underrepresented groups and those who choose to help us grow as a
diverse and inclusive community.