Community Science Outreach Coordinator

  • Full-Time
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Application deadline: 2021-05-17

Louisiana Sea Grant College Program (at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge)

The Louisiana Sea Grant College Program (located at the Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge) seeks a coordinator that will collaborate across multiple federal agencies on items of relevance to community/citizen science and water resources. Over the course of four years, this individual will bridge community science efforts across and within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Sea Grant Network.

The individual will be working on number of initiatives across these agencies including enhancing diversity of participation so community science better represents communities; performing agency asset audits, water resources data needs assessments and gap analyses as related to community science; recommending standardized practices, providing training and establishing a path toward a data commons; and working toward greater data acceptance and extending community science data usage to address water resources-related environmental challenges.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years of experience working with outreach and / or education groups, particularly translating science for the public. Experience coordinating activities in a timely and efficient manner.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree and two (2) years of experience working with community or citizen science efforts.

Job Posting Number: R00053603

Questions regarding this position can be sent to: Dani Diiullo (ddiiullo@lsu.edu).

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