Position available with U.S. Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) Office- Washington, DC

Position available with U.S. Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) Office- Washington, DC: Program Specialist II PLEASE NOTE: This is a full-time replacement, two-year term position with possibility for extension. This position is located in Washington, DC. Resumes without cover letters will NOT be considered. Initial consideration will be given to applications received prior to Friday, January 17, 2003. Thereafter, applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis. Application Process: http://www.fin.ucar.edu/hr/careers/ US Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) Office, Washington, DC BASIC FUNCTION: This position provides experienced professional level support to the U.S. CLIVAR office (http://www.usclivar.org/) in support of the U.S. CLIVAR program. This position reports to the Director of the U.S. CLIVAR Office. SPECIFIC DUTIES: … Advances the planning, implementation, and promotion of a vigorous U.S. CLIVAR research program by identifying, organizing, and coordinating activities relevant to program needs; … Identifies program needs and opportunities consistent with the U.S. CLIVAR program; … Develops outreach and informational articles, web pages, and reports describing CLIVAR research activities and highlighted scientific advances; … Coordinates and plans successful CLIVAR scientific workshops and conferences; … Plans and staffs meetings of U.S. CLIVAR committees; … Serves, as required, as part of the staff of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (USGCRP) project office; and … Assists the director in all aspects of advancing the U.S. CLIVAR program. Education: Bachelors degree in relevant discipline and two years experience (preference given to candidates with Masters degree and at least one year’s experience) Supervision: Works under general supervision. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy. Skills and Abilities: … Demonstrated knowledge of the theories, principles, concepts, and research approaches addressing the variability of the coupled climate system. … Experience in climate-related research and interest in science research management. … Skill in synthesizing and summarizing scientific and/or technical information from multiple and numerous sources. … Skill in developing web pages and web content (including suitable graphics). … Strong skills in oral and written communication, including the ability to develop and give scientifically technical presentations. … Computer proficiency in word-processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and database software; and ability to work at a computer/monitor for long periods of time. … Ability to communicate and interact with a diverse group of scientists as well as with senior federal research officials. … Skill in performing tasks requiring organization and attention to detail. … Willingness to travel as needed. *** New address effective Oct 4, 2002 Dr. David M. Legler, Director U.S. CLIVAR Office 1717 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Suite 250 Washington DC 20006 http://www.usclivar.org 202 419-3471 Office 202 223-3064 FAX 703 923-0139 Home legler@usclivar.org usco@usclivar.org ===========================================
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