|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:24:58 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... North Carolina State University Assessment Program Manager The Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites (CICS) is a research institute formed through a consortium of academic, non-profit and community organizations with leadership from the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and North Carolina State University (NCSU) on behalf of the University of North Carolina (UNC) System. CICS provides foci for collaborative research and associated activities in support of NOAA mission goals related to meteorological satellite and climate data and information research and development. Primary Responsibilities: The Assessment Program Manager will coordinate day to day activities and provide assistance to the Chair of the NOAA Technical Support Unit (TSU) for the National Climate Assessment. The TSU is a ten person unit providing critical web, publishing, scientific data and coordination support to an inter-agency Climate Assessment. Assistance to the TSU Chair will include: - Direct support and coordination efforts in the development, implementation and execution of current year operating plan and budget implementation timetables - Monitoring of relevant contracts and grants and other execution options and needs and coordination of same with CICS Business Manager - Coordination of TSU team to support efficient execution of operating plan and effective communication across the entire team - Discussion and presentation of NOAA’s National Climate Assessment contribution in inter agency settings as needed or directed - Coordination with NOAA Program Managers as needed or directed Some overnight travel may be required in this role. Direct supervision of CICS Assessment publications support personnel including the Senior Web Developer, Graphics Designer, and Copy Editor as well as any temporary employees or contractors hired to provide specialized support to the Assessment effort. Supervision will include oversight and coordination of work efforts including SPA work plans, project deadlines, evaluation, etc. Coordinate TSU activities in several or all of the following: developing assessments, climate detection/attribution, scenario development, developing “Indicators”, communication of science, working in an inter agency setting, web portal development/management. Coordinate/staff the Climate Assessment Science Working Group of the NCADAC to ensure, together with the Lead Scientist, that climate science objectives can be met. Assist Assessment Lead Scientist in managing specific science projects for the Climate Assessment and relevant assessment reports as assigned. Referenced Minimum Experience/Education Bachelor’s degree Proposed Minimum Education/Experience - Ph.D. in meteorology, atmospheric sciences, computer, mathematics, engineering, geosciences or environmental sciences OR relevant programmatic or policy discipline WITH - 3 or more years experience in working in situ and remotely sensed climate related observations and demonstrated project management experience OR 4 or more years of relevant climate or science program management experience OR - Masters degree in meteorology, atmospheric sciences, computer, mathematics, engineering, geosciences or environmental sciences or relevant programmatic or policy discipline WITH -5-7 years experience in working with in situ and remotely sensed climate related observations and demonstrated project management experience Department Required Skills - Excellent oral and written communication skills and solid interpersonal skills - 2-4 years supervisory experience - Demonstrated large science program management experience - Ability to work independently as well as make positive team contributions - Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines - Highly motivated and creative with high attention to detail Anticipated Hiring Range $80,000-$100,000 For more information or to apply, visit the NC State University website at: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/
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