[Coral-List] Position announcement: Graduate Program Coordinator, Univ. Virgin Islands
nidrisi at uvi.edu
Thu Jan 26 11:16:39 EST 2006
NOTICE OF VACANCY
Vacancy Notice Professional Staff
St. Thomas Campus
Revised - 1/24/06
POSITION: Graduate Program Coordinator
ASSIGNMENT: The successful candidate will
establish and implement a new Masters program in
marine and environmental science. The candidate
will play a major role in shaping the program and
building consensus among faculty and stakeholders
in support of the program; taking the lead in
obtaining institutional approval, and
implementing the program. The candidate will
work with UVI faculty and other scientists to
develop courses; partner with local government,
non-government, and business organizations in
support of program activities; work with BCCR PI
to integrate educational and research activities
related to the BCCR research thrust within
graduate, undergraduate, and K-12 programs. The
candidate will develop undergraduate research,
internship opportunities, and support efforts to
introduce Virgin Islands youth to marine and
environmental science, and perform other related
duties as assigned by supervisor.
PhD in marine, coastal, conservation, or
environmental science. Recent PhDs will receive full consideration.
Experience in teaching, research, and mentoring students.
Ability to understanding local context.
Experience in building partnerships between
academia and local communities to strengthen
quality and relevancy of higher education programs.
Possess strong interpersonal skills and the
ability to communicate effectively with various constituencies.
COMPENSATION: The salary range for this
position is $37,688 to $54,655 for the
administrative year depending on qualifications
and experience. Benefits include the liberal
TIAA-CREF or the Virgin Islands Government
Retirement Plan, and a comprehensive group
medical, dental, and life insurance program.
PROCEDURES: Send a letter of application,
resume, official transcript and three letters of
recommendation to: Dr. Henry Smith, VI-EPSCoR
Project Director, University of the Virgin
Islands, #2 John Brewers Bay, St. Thomas, VI
00802-9990. Initial inquiries may be sent to mwhitak at uvi.edu .
DEADLINE: January 31, 2006 or until position is filled.
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