PG191075EPInternal Recruitment :
Program CoordinatorAnticipated Hiring Range:
Commensurate with Experience ($45,000 - $50,000)Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday / 8am - 5pmJob Location:
Raleigh, NCDepartment :
Integrated Pest Mgmt-ResearchAbout the Department:
The National Science Foundation Center for Integrated Pest Management (NSFCIPM) was established in 1991 to serve a lead role in technology development, program implementation, training, and public awareness for IPM at the state, regional, and national level. NSFCIPM fosters the development and implementation of pest management programs. NSF CIPM is an Industry / University Cooperative Research Center, which works to support and further Integrated Pest Management through the evaluation of emerging technologies, information management and dissemination, environmental stewardship, estimation of economic consequences, resistance management tools and systems, and integration of disciplinary expertise. The Center manages grants programs for the USDA, develops regional and national priorities through workshops and stakeholder meetings, and develops and maintains large databases and database applications for USDA, EPA, and Ministries of Agriculture in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean.Essential Job Duties:
This position will evaluate program needs, and based on the needs, with input from associated faculty and PI, the incumbent will initiate and facilitate activities necessary to ensure that all objectives of the granting agency are met for 2 large-scale fully-funded programs, including CERSA and the federally funded cooperative agreement between CERSA and USDA-FAS, to ensure all objectives of the program goals are met for the programs. Using technical knowledge of individual program needs and input from expert contractors and faculty, the incumbent will generate, develop, and/or create necessary information and data to facilitate development of MRL and CODEX-related data management and data-basing of information associated with these documents.
The incumbent will also initiate and facilitate activities necessary to ensure that all objectives of the granting agency are met for large-scale internationally recognized programs, including a UDSA-Foreign Agricultural Service cooperative agreement, and NC State’s new Center of Excellence for Regulatory Science in Agriculture (CERSA). The incumbent will establish and maintain all project documentation, expert lists for regional specialists, data collection, and all relevant documentation necessary for federal reporting. They will plan and execute annual steering committee meetings, as well as other necessary work group meetings, and host USDA-FAS and expert collaborator meetings monthly, as well as a retreat annually. The incumbent will actively participate in CERSA work group committee meetings, and other pertinent meetings or workshops, as well as develop and maintain a robust social media communication effort, program facilitation, populating and updating web pages.
Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:
- Coordinate activities and ensure that all objectives and requirements of the granting agency are met for a plant disease forecasting program.
- Set up and maintain project documentation, data and all relative information pertaining to the program.
- Report and catalog extension and outreach activities.
- Extensive communication with 24 Land Grant University PI’s throughout the United States and Canada.
- Interact and communicate with various administrative departments including sponsored program accounting offices.
- Plan and execute annual steering committee meetings.
- Facilitate reimbursement of travel expenses.
- Plan and facilitate annual conference at remote locations.
- Moderate regular conference calls to communicate updates and progress of the program.
- Provide seed and supplies for the CDM sentinel plot program.
- Provide instruction, training, and supervision of hourly staff within the different projects participating in the Center.
- Organizing and coordinating local meetings and seminars.
Other work/responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Minimum Education and Experience:
- Supporting website maintenance and coordinating MRL and Risk assessment documents.
- Interaction with industry participants through the Industry Advisory Board and other formal and informal mechanisms.
- Symposium organization.
- Sub-contract management.
Master’s degree in biology, communication, education, or related fields.Other Required Qualifications:
- Grant writing and budget management.
- Ability to provide leadership in communicating and interfacing internal and external stakeholders regarding research, science, and financials.
- Ability to develop annual/interim progress reports and grant application materials.
Required License(s) or Certification(s):
- Minimum of 3 years experience in program coordinating, with an emphasis on communication and social media.
N/AValid NC Driver's License required:
NoCommercial Driver's License required:
NoJob Open Date:
07/13/2021Anticipated Close Date:
Open until filled.Special Instructions to Applicants:
In addition to your application please submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample (2-3 pages), and the contact information for at least three (3) professional references.Position Number:
EHRA Non-FacultyFull Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):
12 Month RecurringMandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:
Non Mandatory - Adverse WeatherMandatory Designation - Emergency Events:
Mandatory - Medical EmergenciesIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:
113810 - Integrated Pest Mgmt-ResearchAA/EOE:
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