Great Lakes Outreach Coordinator – Extension Support Specialist II

Employer NY Sea Grant
Location Buffalo or Newark, NY
Type Full time
Apply by March 1, 2021
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Posted on February 8, 2021


We are seeking a talented individual that will provide outreach leadership for New York Sea Grant extension and research activities related to the Great Lakes Action Agenda on topics such as water quality, habitat, resilience, invasive species, water supply, and community resilience among other issues. You will collaborate with various stakeholders to enhance and protect New York’s Great Lakes, Great Rivers, and the communities which depend upon them.

Specific duties include:
• Developing regional and local workshops and conferences to enhance behavior change and sharing best practices regarding water quality, healthy habitats, resilience, tourism, and other priority issues.
• Implementing new education programs on high priority initiatives that identify and communicate key issues and topics.
• Developing programs to increase appreciation, stewardship, awareness, and understanding of New York’s Great Lakes and Great Rivers and efforts to restore and protect them.
• Coordinating the implementation of new as well as traditional outreach programs, education, and tools.
• Evaluating new outreach educational tools and programs.
• Developing new web-based and social media resources that address priority issues.

This position is full-time (40 hours/week) and will be located in Buffalo or Newark, New York; candidate can work from either location. This is a one-year appointment with possible extension depending on funding and performance.

No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Application Deadline—March 1, 2021.