PROGRAM SPECIALIST - ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Location
Salisbury, MD
Posted
Apr 07, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Education
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

PROGRAM SPECIALIST - ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Salisbury University is accepting applications for the full-time, exempt position of Program Specialist for the Department of Environmental Studies.

Primary Job Duties: This unique non-faculty position is designed to support the faculty and students within the Department of Environmental Studies and the department's (and University's) mission of outreach within the larger non-university community. The successful applicant will be expected to have a range of skills, requiring her/him to: perform administrative support work and budget management; teach a section of the freshman level “Introduction to Sustainability” course; work with the Green Floor Living-Learning Community; provide community outreach; represent the department with relevant governmental, NGO, and business groups related to the environment; coordinate internships for the department; promote and lead extra-curricular experiential opportunities for students; as well as, perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree; professional experience in environmental organizations or education; willingness to work outside of regular office hours including evenings and weekends; a valid driver's license; and, ability to lead students in field experiences.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Environmental Studies or other discipline with an environmental focus. Detail oriented person with: 1) proven ability to manage budgets and provide administrative support for complex programs or NGOs; 2) experience teaching or leading environmental education programs; 3) strong communication skills (written and oral); 4) demonstrated interest in/knowledge of community based environmental organizations.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: 1) A cover letter; 2) resume; and, 3) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references.

All other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.

Applications received by April 28 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. This is a State position with a full benefits package. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall; Tel. (410) 548-3508

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