Coordinator

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 123668
Title: Coordinator
Functional Title: Coordinator
Category Status: 35-Exempt Contingent Category 2
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 100
Unit: ARCH-Environmental Finance Center
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation administers the Municipal Online Stormwater Training (MOST) Center. The MOST Center was established in 2015 to bridge the gap in needed technical and financial stormwater management resources in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. This free, virtual Center provides users with tools to better communicate about, build and enhance local stormwater programs.

The Coordinator will play a key role in supporting the PI and other key staff in researching, planning, and coordinating with subject matter experts to compile existing content and develop new content on stormwater management. Final educational products may include online learning modules, videos, case stories, and blog posts. The Coordinator will also be responsible for data management and updating the MOST Center’s online resource center.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Environmental Studies, Journalism, or related field. Minimum of two years work experience, including project coordination/management.

Preferences:

Demonstrated understanding of, and experience with, water resource and/or stormwater management issues. Knowledge of, or experience with, Chesapeake Bay specific issues a plus. Project coordination/management experience, including demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and work with shifting priorities. Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently and complete projects with minimal supervision. Strong interpersonal skills, including experience working with diverse groups and relationship building. Proficient in the use of computer software and Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint. Willingness to learn new technology, including online course development software. Knowledge of social media applications, including Twitter and Facebook.Local travel within the Chesapeake Bay watershed occasionally required.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 01/25/2018
Closing Date: 02/16/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date
Physical Demands

Traditional office environment. Must have visual acuity and be able to read computer monitors; able to hear and talk to communicate; able to sit at a desk for extended periods; able to operate manual and automated office equipment; able to lift up to 10 pounds occasionally. Ability to travel around and off campus – occasionally out of state within the Chesapeake Bay region – for meetings or other duties.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample 1
  4. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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