[ES_JOBS_NET] Geoscience Policy Associate, American Geosciences Institute

Ben Mandler bmandler at agiweb.org
Wed May 31 14:30:40 MDT 2017

Dear all,

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has an immediate opening for a new
member of our Geoscience Policy team. The position will be filled at a
junior or mid level. This is a full-time position based at AGI headquarters
in Alexandria, VA, in the D.C. metropolitan area.

We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about representing the shared
interests of the geoscience community in the federal policy process and
fostering communication between geoscientists and policy makers. Primary
duties and responsibilities include: outreach to Congress, the
Administration, and federal agencies; working with AGI’s member societies
and Director of Geoscience Policy to develop and implement AGI’s
contributions to the federal policy process; tracking, analyzing, and
reporting on policy issues; organizing meetings, briefings, and testimony;
participating in policy coalitions and working groups; creating and editing
information products, including the Geoscience Policy Monthly Review, news
briefs, factsheets, web and social media content; and working closely with
AGI staff and interns, as well as other members of the geoscience and
policy communities.

Candidates must have experience in federal or state policy making; be able
to work collaboratively and tactfully with federal policy makers, external
stakeholders, and colleagues; and have exceptional interpersonal, written,
and verbal communication skills. A geoscience background and a Bachelor’s
degree are required; Master’s, Ph.D., or professional geoscience experience
preferred. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

AGI offers a salary commensurate with experience, plus a full benefits
package including health insurance and a 403(b) plan. AGI is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.

*To apply*: Please submit a single document that includes a cover letter,
resume, salary requirements, and names and contact information for three
references to jobs at agiweb.org, with “Geoscience Policy Associate” in the
subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position
will remain open until filled.

To explore the Geoscience Policy program, visit:

*The American Geosciences Institute is a nonprofit federation of 51
geoscientific and professional associations that represent more than
250,000 members. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to
geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests among geoscience
professionals, 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, resilience to natural hazards, and the
health of the environment.  https://www.americangeosciences.org/

*The geosciences include geology, geophysics, hydrology, geochemistry,
paleontology, oceanography, atmospheric science, environmental science,
climate science, and other subfields that study the composition, structure,
other physical aspects, and history of the Earth and planets. climate
science, and other subfields that study the composition, structure, other
physical aspects, and history of the Earth and planets.*

Ben E. Mandler, Ph.D.
AGI/Schlumberger Fellow in Geoscience Communication
Critical Issues Program
American Geosciences Institute
4220 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
Tel: +1-(703)-379-2480 Ext. 226
bmandler at agiweb.org
Twitter: @AGI_GeoIssues <https://twitter.com/AGI_GeoIssues>
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