[Coral-List] marine extension position, St. Thomas

Marcia Taylor mtaylor at uvi.edu
Wed Nov 14 09:27:54 EST 2007

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Extension Specialist II - Professional Staff
St. Thomas Campus                                          

JOB TITLE:  Extension Specialist II


DEPARTMENT:  Center for Marine and Environmental Studies (CMES) 

ASSIGNMENT:  The successful candidate will work as the primary agent for the Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service covering the St. Thomas, St. John, and Water Island area.  The candidate will be responsible for developing a comprehensive outreach and environmental education program addressing marine habitat conservation and the impact of human activities on marine environments; including non-point source pollution on coastal resources and the importance of marine protection areas for the sustainability of fishery resources.  Candidate will also interact with local fishermen, teachers, students within the public school system, and the community; be expected to pursue other sources of grant funding and develop independent outreach projects; complete administrative tasks; and perform other related duties as assigned. 


Master's of Science degree in marine science or related field or Bachelor of Science degree with two (2) years experience;

Two (2) years experience related to public outreach and environmental education; 

Working knowledge of Caribbean marine habitats and associated organisms preferred;

Proficiency in the use of word processing and data processing computer applications;

Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills;

Able to work independently and cooperatively with others.

COMPENSATION:    The salary for this position is $30,587 to $43,079 for the administrative year depending on experience and qualifications.  Benefits include two retirement plans and a group medical, dental, and life insurance program. 

If applicable, economy jet fare to St. Thomas for appointee and immediate family and shipping allowance of up to $1,250 will be paid by the University upon presentation of receipts.


PROCEDURES:        In order to be considered please submit an employment application, cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, official college transcript(s) and three (3) letters of recommendation to: Human Resources Department, University of the Virgin Islands, #2 John Brewers Bay, St. Thomas, VI 00802-9990 or email at hrweb at uvi.edu.

DEADLINE:                Dec. 07, 2007.

When applying for this position, the job title and job code number must be 
included on your résumé/cv.

call (340) 693-1410 for assistance

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