Position InformationPosting Number
Marine Research Associate IIPosition Number
PSA/NEA - Professional Staff AssocPay Grade Level
10Pay Grade Range
$51,780 - $78,203Status
Calendar Year, Full-time, Limited
GSO Coastal Resources CenterContact(s)
Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (https://jobs.uri.edu)Contact Phone/ExtensionContact EmailPhysical DemandsCampus Location
Narragansett Bay CampusGrant Funded
YesExtension Contingency Notes
Position is full-time calendar year, limited to 04/22/2023 with anticipated renewal.Job Description SummaryBASICFUNCTION:
Perform research and extension of an advanced and often independent nature for Coastal Resources Center (CRC) and RI Sea Grant's (CRC/RISG) US field office. Provide administrative and limited technical support to CRC/RI Sea Grant's offshore wind energy, aquaculture, and coastal resilience portfolios.Duties and ResponsibilitiesESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist principal investigator(s) in the organization of international trainings, workshops, study tours, and meetings on issues related to offshore wind energy, aquaculture, and coastal resilience.
Assist principal investigator(s) in the creation of social media products (story maps, film, web sites, and podcasts) with the purpose of communicating science and coastal management related information to project stakeholders.
Develop proposals, technical reports, and professional articles.
Instruct and supervise graduate students and others.
Perform routine budget and administrative responsibilities for specific projects and/or programs.OTHERDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES:
Work evenings and weekends as necessary.
Perform additional duties as required.LICENSES, TOOLSANDEQUIPMENT:
Word processing, database, ArcGIS, MailChimp, Social media software (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, inDesign.) Must provide own transportation.Required QualificationsREQUIRED:
1. Master's degree in environmental science and management, marine affairs, natural resource policy or related field.
2. Minimum two years professional experience in media management, training or workshop organization, and/or, event management.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of aquaculture, coastal resilience, and offshore wind energy topics.
4. Demonstrated experience in developing social media products (i.e., web sites, story maps, podcasts, and film on marine or environmental topics).
5. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
6. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
7. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities.
8. Willingness to travel.
9. Willingness to work evenings and weekends.
10. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.
11. Must provide own transportation.Preferred QualificationsPREFERRED:
1. Demonstrated knowledge and engagement in coastal policy, management, and science communication about offshore wind energy, aquaculture, and coastal resilience.
2. Certification in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and/or Science Writing.
3. Demonstrated ability to be a team player.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________ALLREQUIREMENTSARESUBJECT TO POSSIBLEMODIFICATION TO REASONABLYACCOMMODATEINDIVIDUALSWITHDISABILITIES.Environmental Conditions
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.Posting Date
06/07/2022Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter.
(#3) "Other Document - References" - the names and contact information of three professional references (outside of URI).Quicklink for Posting
https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/9902Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Other Document - References