[Coral-List] Position announcement: Graduate Program Coordinator, Univ. Virgin Islands

Nasseer Idrisi nidrisi at uvi.edu
Thu Jan 26 11:16:39 EST 2006

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 Master’s 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 PhD’s 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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