[Coral-List] Job Announcement: Coral Program Specialist at NOAA

Ida Buffone buffonei at imsg.com
Thu May 17 15:36:21 EDT 2007

I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) has an opportunity available for a Coral Program Specialist to work at the NOAA Office of Coastal and Resource Management in Silver Spring, MD.  Details about the job requirements and the application process are outlined below.

Coral Program Specialist 

I.M. Systems Group (www.imsg.com), a contractor to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Silver Spring, MD, seeks an individual to serve as a Coral Program Specialist to coordinate coral reef program activities.  This individual will work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP- www.coralreef.noaa.gov/) in the areas of program coordination, program development, strategic planning, partnership building, and information management.   
NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program supports effective management and sound science to preserve, sustain and restore valuable coral reef ecosystems.  This position is with the program's National Marine Fisheries Service office in Silver Spring, MD.  
Core Responsibilities:
Provide a range of programmatic support. 
Participate in various working groups. 
Manage the coral fellowship program.  
Support program strategic planning efforts. 
Review and provide comments on CRCP documents and reports.   
Required Qualifications: 
Master's degree (strongly preferred) or Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline such as marine science, biology, marine policy, environmental management, or policy. 
Strong verbal and writing skills. 
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 
Self-motivated energetic strategic thinker. 
Ability to work well individually and cooperatively with a range of individuals. 
Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and to shift priorities as needed. 
Willingness to learn new skills. 
Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.
Desired Qualifications: 
Two -three years of program or project planning preferred. 
Familiarity with coral reef conservation and management issues. 
To Apply:
Qualified candidates may apply by e-mailing a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (MS Word format strongly preferred) to the following email: jobs at imsg.com with the subject heading:  NOA07015 - Coral Program Specialist. 
The vacancy announcement is open until filled.  The salary for this position is commensurate with experience.  

IMSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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