Program Manager, Center for Clean Water Technology

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Jul 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Program Manager, Center for Clean Water Technology-1701901


Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or related field. Three years of full-time project management experience. Experience coordinating design, permitting, and/or construction. Experience working with innovative alternative onsite wastewater treatment systems that are designed to remove nitrogen or others forms of wastewater treatment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or related field. Experience coordinating design, permitting, and/or construction of innovative alternative onsite wastewater treatment systems. Demonstrated understanding of the nitrogen transformation process in wastewater and the engineering concepts employed to facilitate this process in onsite wastewater treatment. Experience working with the permitting agencies and processes related to onsite wastewater treatment in Suffolk County or New York State.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT) at Stony Brook University seeks a full-time Program Manager to lead the development and implementation of field-based research opportunities as part of the Center’s focus on developing and/or evaluating cost-effective methods for removing nitrogen and other contaminants from onsite wastewater. This position will be responsible for supervising staff/students. As well as presenting at or attending conferences or meetings on the behalf of the Center as needed. The selected candidate will have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. They will also have experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.

Working under the strategic direction of the Center Co-Directors, the program manager will:

Coordinate pilot installations:

Serve as the key interface between the CCWT, owners/residents of pilot sites, the regulatory community, engineers, construction teams, and members of the onsite wastewater industry. Work to identify prospective sites for pilot installations or to monitor systems installed by others. Work to procure, refine, and perfect engineering design, construction, and other services as needed for system installation. Work with Stony Brook Research Foundation to ensure the appropriate legal and access agreements are in place for each site.
Lead all aspects of site assessment, design, permitting, construction and monitoring to ensure the timely availability and evaluation of field research sites. Research:

Collect, analyze, and synthesize basic data on the performance of on-site systems. Assist with preparing data-rich reports, manuscripts for publication in scientific journals and presentations to report on the performance of various systems. Assist with preparing data-rich reports, manuscripts for publication in scientific journals and presentations to report on the performance of various systems.
Stay appraised of new technologies or regulatory advances in other jurisdictions that support improvements in the cost-effectiveness of onsite wastewater, and which could be piloted or implemented locally. Communications:

Assist with drafting technical documents for new technologies as needed. Grant writing Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes:

The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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Official Job Title: Project Staff Associate
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences , Center for Clean Water Technology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30 am to 5:00 pmSchool of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences , Center for Clean Water Technology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Jul 10, 2017
Posting End Date: Aug 11, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Salary Grade: E99

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