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Cope Community Water Corps Facilitator

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

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Working Title:

Cope Community Water Corps Facilitator

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AAH College of Arts and Sciences

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Academic Affairs

Competency Level:

1 - Contributing

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Position Type:

Temporary Staff

Job Category:

Staff - Temporary

Primary Function of Organizational Unit:

Work with the local communities to identify and investigate local environmental issues of concern related to climate change.

Job Duties :

Community liaisons are sought to represent their community in efforts to identify and organize local education and outreach activities in their region (one position is available in each of Greenville, Princeville, Nag’s Head, and Hyde County). The liaisons will aid ECU faculty, staff, and students in connecting with local residents, organizations, schools, and leaders to highlight community concerns related to the environment and integrate these issues into educational and outreach programing developed by ECU. Community Liaisons should therefore be well established in their respective communities. Key responsibilities involve establishing connections, understanding local priorities, and coordinating activities (including tailored youth programming) to address community needs while fostering collaboration between scientists and residents. The ideal facilitator is deeply committed to their community, culturally aware, embraces people from all backgrounds, practices active listening, and recognizes the transformative potential of science in addressing local challenges.

Review of applications will begin March 1st with applications accepted until the positions are filled. The expected term of this position will be until December 2024, subject to adequate performance, and may be eligible for renewal of additional terms. Work will largely be able to be completed remotely but the liaisons will need to come to ECU periodically. Liaisons will be required to have their own transportation and reliable internet access. All facilitators will be required to attend in person Community Science training sessions at ECU in May 2024.

Minimum Education/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

· Strong interest and commitment to the environment and addressing climate change in NC· A desire to make a difference by working with fellow community members· An ability to take a leadership role in diverse settings· Ability to work independently and as part of a team· Ability to be self-directed, take initiative and be pro-active about tasks· Knows, or is willingness to learn, how science can be used to identify disparities, hazards, or resources and how it can be used to empower community members to advocate for local change.· Ability to effectively communicate with supervisor and colleagues any needs and results of their work, verbally and in writing· Attention to detail and organized
Access to a computer with reliable internet

For more information go or contact Tara van Niekerk (

License or Certification Required by the Department:

Driver’s License

Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
  • All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date indicated.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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