[Coral-List] Position available: UNC's Center for Galapagos Studies Program Manager

John Bruno jbruno at unc.edu
Tue Feb 3 06:54:34 EST 2009

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*Working Title/Rank:* 	Research Assoc-Program Manager
*Position Category:* 	Research Professionals
*Recruitment ID:* 	*1001478*
*Position ID:* 	*1003024*
*Salary Range:* 	$50,000 - $70,000
*FT/PT:* 	Full Time
*Department:* 	Carolina Population Center
*Application Deadline:* 	Open until Filled
*Proposed Start Date:* 	*04/01/2009*
*Position Summary:*
The Program Manager develops, manages, and coordinates programs  
associated with the Center for Galapagos Studies (CGS), based at UNC- 
Chapel Hill. CGS is a pan-university center dedicated to the study of  
population, health, and environment interactions in the Galapagos  
Islands of Ecuador. The Program Manager works with the Director of  
CGS, the Galapagos Working Group, Steering Committee, Advisory Board,  
and the Isabela Center for Galapagos Studies (ICGS), a research  
facility planned for Isabela Island in the Galapagos Archipelago  
through a collaborative partnership with the Universidad San Francisco  
de Quito (USFQ). The program develops and manages research, education,  
and outreach programs that seek to understand social and ecological  
system dynamics in the Galapagos Islands to address the global  
conflict between resource conservation and economic development. The  
Program Manager joins a research team involving administrators,  
faculty, and students from many disciplines at UNC-Chapel Hill  
including a number of natural, social, and health science departments,  
the Carolina Population Center, Center for Global Initiatives, Center  
for Global Health & Infectious Disease, Institute for the Americas,  
and the Institute for the Environment. The project works with USFQ  
faculty and administrators, coordinating and managing activities at  
UNC-Chapel Hill, and works with staff at the ICGS to implement the  
goals of the research, education, and outreach programs. The Program  
Manager is responsible for day-to-day activities and works closely  
with the Director, campus administrators, faculty and students at UNC- 
Chapel Hill and USFQ. The Program Manager develops and manages plans,  
monitors budgets, develops operating protocols, writes and presents  
reports, administers projects at UNC-Chapel Hill, USFQ, and ICGS, and  
provides overall program support and management of the program. CGS  
will be physically located within the Carolina Population Center, UNC- 
Chapel Hill.
*Education Requirements:* 	
A Master's degree in natural, social, or health sciences or related  
disciplines is strongly preferred. Candidates with Bachelor's degree  
in these fields will be considered if they have at least three years  
of directly related experience.
*Qualifications and Experience:* 	
Experience working with a large group of researchers from varied  
disciplines, experience developing plans, protocols, and timelines for  
coordination of research, education, and outreach programs, the  
ability to write and orally present to a group are strongly preferred.  
Experience overseeing budgets involving subcontracts and project  
consultants is preferred. Ability to read and speak in Spanish (at the  
introductory level) is preferred, as is international travel  
experience. During the first few years of the program, and possibly  
beyond, the Program Manager will be required to travel, likely  
annually, to the USFQ campus in Quito, Ecuador as well as to the ICGS  
to participate in program management, coordination, assessment, and  
*Special Instructions:* 	
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants will apply  
electronically at http://hr.unc.edu/jobseekers and should include a  
cover letter with the application. Review of applications will begin  
March 1, 2009. Recruitment status for position can be reviewed at:www.cpc.unc.edu/aboutcpc/employment/epamilestones 

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