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Ocean and Marine Outreach Coordinator
New York Sea Grant
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
Stony Brook, New York
New York Sea Grant (NYSG) is searching for a new Extension Specialist to work on Ocean Outreach. NYSG, a cooperative program of the State University of New York (SUNY) and Cornell University, is part of a national network of 33 university-based state sea grant programs that are administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NYSG integrates research, education and extension to promote economic vitality and environmental sustainability to coastal residents and communities of the State’s marine and Great Lakes areas.
The position will enhance the capacity of New York Sea Grant (NYSG) and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Division of Marine Resources (DEC) by informing community understanding of ocean and coastal resources and ecosystems and by making ocean /coastal research, data products, information and other science-based decision tools accessible. The position will serve as a primary resource on stakeholder engagement processes, as well as ocean health, ocean life, the impact of human activities on the ocean ecosystem and the use of social media and other communication techniques to disseminate scientific and technical information to lay audiences. This position will develop extension, outreach, education and training programs to support community engagement and action related to marine mammals, marine debris, and other activities that occur in the ocean and the coastal areas of Long Island. In addition, the position will develop, implement and evaluate a formal stakeholder engagement process for the New York Ocean Action Plan, create K-12 educational materials, and engage public and ocean stakeholders in ocean literacy. Primary geographic area responsibility includes Long Island and New York State’s Marine and Coastal District.
The job duties include:
This position is full-time (40 hours/week) and will be located in Stony Brook, New York with frequent interaction and some days spent at DEC offices. This is a three-year appointment with possible extension depending on funding and performance.
Please apply via Academic Jobs On-line (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10698). The position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin on February 23rd.
Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application addressing position qualifications, Curriculum Vitae and official academic transcripts.