[Coral-List] JOB OPENING: UVI Marine Stewardship Coordinator

Lihla Noori mylihla at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 5 09:42:05 EDT 2009

University of the
Virgin Islands seeking 

Marine Stewardship
Coordinator for

Seagrant Marine
Outreach Program, 

St. Thomas, US Virgin


Number: 0600066 

Title: Extension Specialist II 

Center for Marine and Environmental Studies

Date: 07-06-2009 Closing Date: 08-20-2009 

Range: $36,000-43,079, commensurate with experience 

St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Function and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will work as the
primary staff for the Seagrant Marine Outreach Program, covering St. Thomas,
St.. John, and Water Island area. The candidate will be responsible for
implementing a comprehensive outreach and environmental educational program
addressing marine habitat conservation and the impact of human activities on
marine environments; including non-point source pollution, coastal zone
restoration, sustainable fisheries and marine protected areas. Candidate will
work in partnership with external agencies such as environmental community
groups, NGO's, teachers, fisherman, local natural resource agencies and private
entities to leverage marine conservation resources and increase involvement on
all levels. He/she will be expected to pursue other sources of funding and
assigned administrative tasks. Specific duties include administering and
coordinating the NOAA General Coral Grant: The Reef Is Closer Than You
Think", website development, providing support to interagency working
groups; Virgin Islands Network of Environmental Educators (VINE) and the St.
Thomas East End Reserve(STEER) Planning Group and, development of high school
marine mini grant program and in cooperation with other partners, act as lead
coordinator for "Reef Fest" and "Coastweeks". 


Master's of Science degree in Marine Science or related field. 2 years of
experience related to; public outreach, environmental education and/or natural
resource management. With a marine focus preferred. Working knowledge of
Caribbean marine habitats and associated organisms. Proficiency in Microsoft
Office package, data processing, web savvy, survey and outreach materials
design, delivery and analysis. Excellent communication, interpersonal,
organizational, analytical, and problem-solving; Ability to work independently
and cooperatively with others Preference given to candidates with experience in
socio-economic valuation techniques and research.


include a generous TIAA/CREFF or Virgin Islands Government Retirement Plan, a
comprehensive group medical and dental insurance plan and if applicable,
economy airfare to St. Thomas for the appointee and immediate family with a
shipping allowance of up to $1,250 will be paid by the University upon
presentation of receipts.


more information please contact Dr. Naseer Idrisi, Acting Director for CMES nidrisi at uvi.edu  or 340-693-1388 or apply  online 
by visiting https://careers.uvi.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1249066436067

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