Marine Research Specialist III

University Of Rhode Island

United States

June 28, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number SF01069

Job Title Marine Research Specialist III Position Number 109201 FTE 1.00 FLSA Exempt Position Type Professional Staff Union PSA/NEA - Professional Staff Assoc Pay Grade Level 9 Pay Grade Range $48,371 - $72,482 Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Limited

Department GSO Coastal Institute

Contact(s)

Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (https: // jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Phone/Extension Contact Email Physical Demands Campus Location Narragansett Bay Campus Grant Funded Yes Extension Contingency Notes Job Description Summary

This is a full-time calendar year position limited to 12/31/2022 with anticipated renewal.

BASIC FUNCTION:

As part of the Coastal Institute (CI) team, assist in the support of CI Senior Fellow research and multi-partner, multi-year funded projects, including but not limited to the following research projects: Climate Response Demonstration Sites (CRDS), Sources, Transport, Exposure & Effects of PFAS Superfund Research Program (STEEP), North Atlantic Coast Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (NAC-CESU), URI Plastics Land to Sea Initiative.

Duties and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work closely with the CI Assistant Director and CI team on a variety of duties that include, but are not limited to, the following:

Help to coordinate the day-to-day operations of CI, assisting with financial management, proposal development, CI Senior Fellow events, and a range of science communication product development.

Support budget planning and oversight, logistical organization, promotion for events, webinars, lectures, and workshops, including the CI Climate Response Demonstration Site workshops, Annual Scott W. Nixon lecture and CI Senior Fellow fieldtrip.

Gather data and information to further CI research products; this may include organizing, delivering, and analyzing data on issues of relevance to the topic of a specific project.

Conduct literature reviews and internet searches as required to aid in the development of websites, program reports, or outreach materials.

Generate graphical representations of budget and/or program activities, etc. for inclusion in administrative reports, proposals, workshop presentations, and technical/outreach publications.

Develop and maintain databases for tracking contracts, publications, events, and other key project-specific data as needed.

Help to coordinate the CI Senior Fellow network by maintaining contact database, website information, and Listservs.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

May require periodic out-of-state travel and/or attendance at night and/or weekend events.

Participate in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion training sessions.

Perform other duties as assigned.

LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

Personal computers, printer; word processing, database management and spreadsheet software, Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED:

1. Bachelor's degree.

2. Minimum of four years of experience providing fiscal and organizational support in a non-profit, educational, or research environment.

3. Demonstrated experience responding to informational requests to support research efforts.

4. Demonstrated familiarity with the concepts of coastal management, climate change, and environmental resource management.

5. Demonstrated experience coordinating logistics for workshops, symposia, and meetings.

6. Demonstrated organizational skills.

7. Demonstrated ability to multitask in a deadline driven environment.

8. Demonstrated expertise in fiscal and data management (i.e., preparation of spreadsheets and illustrative financial graphics, etc.)

9. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

10. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

11. Demonstrated experience using resources such as the library, Internet, interviews and/or surveys.

12. Demonstrated ability to organize and synthesize information.

13. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED:

1. Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining websites using WordPress.

2. Demonstrated experience promoting events and research news via social media platforms (such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.)

3. Demonstrated experience using financial, human resources, and research systems (such as or similar to e-campus and InfoEd.)

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Date 06/07/2021 Closing Date 06/28/2021 Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter. (#2) Resume. (#3) “Other Document-References” – the names and contact information of three professional references (pdf doc).

Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.uri.edu/postings/8108

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Other - References
  • Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a Minimum of four years of experience providing fiscal and organizational support in a non-profit, educational, or research environment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated experience responding to informational requests to support research efforts?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated familiarity with the concepts of coastal management, climate change, and environmental resource management?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated experience coordinating logistics for workshops, symposia, and meetings?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated organizational skills?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated ability to multitask in a deadline driven environment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated expertise in fiscal and data management (i.e., preparation of spreadsheets and illustrative financial graphics, etc.)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated experience using resources such as the library, Internet, interviews and/or surveys?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated ability to organize and synthesize information?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • Public Job Posting
  • Internal Job Posting
  • Agency Referral
  • Advertisement/Publication
  • Personal Referral
  • Website
  • Other