[ES_JOBS_NET] Job at AGI: Program Associate, Critical Issues Program
carolynewilson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 07:30:09 MDT 2015
*Program Associate, Critical Issues program*
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has an immediate opening for a
Program Associate to work in our innovative Critical Issues program making
impartial geoscience information more accessible to decision makers,
particularly at state and local levels. This is a full-time position based
at AGI headquarters in Alexandria, Va.
We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about promoting the importance of
the geosciences to diverse audiences. The Program Associate will be the
lead organizer for Critical Issues Forums, which are a key component of the
program. S/he will work closely with the Critical Issues team to plan,
organize, and publicize Critical Issues webinars, create geoscience-based
content for the website, build strong audience participation in the
program, and to serve all the needs of a developing program.
Candidates must be able to work collaboratively and tactfully with AGI
staff and many external stakeholders; have superb organizational skills
including scheduling time, tasks, and other people effectively, and paying
careful attention to detail; have excellent written, verbal, and
interpersonal communication skills; have strong computing skills (Word,
Excel, Twitter essential; graphics and web page content management
desirable); and candidates should understand the scope, content, and value
of the geosciences.
Master’s or higher degree in geoscience, science communication, or science
policy strongly preferred. Experience in outreach, event management, and/or
science communication desired. Candidates must already be eligible to work
in the United States.
*To apply:* Please submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations,
names and contact information for three references to jobs at agiweb.org,
listing “Critical Issues Program Associate” in the subject line. Review
will begin on 8 September 2015; the position will remain open until filled.
AGI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information on the Critical Issues program, see
The American Geosciences Institute is a nonprofit federation of
geoscientific and professional associations that represent more than
250,000 geologists, geophysicists, and other geoscientists. Founded in
1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice
of shared interests in the profession, plays a major role in strengthening
geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital
role the geosciences play in society's use of resources, resiliency to
natural hazards, and interaction with the environment.
*Carolyn Wilson(817) 909-0235carolynewilson at gmail.com
<carolynewilson at gmail.com>*
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