Advertised Summary Job Description: This position will be in the Center for International Earth Science Information Network and is located on the Lamont Campus in Rockland County, NY.
Provides project management, research, communications, and outreach support to the Principal Investigator and co-investigators on the GRID Project.
Contributes to the development of communications and outreach strategies and materials, including project briefs, slide decks, project newsletters, social media activity, press releases, and the project website.
Participates in meetings, teleconferences, webinars, workshops, and retreats. Provides events planning and coordination support.
Assists with information management and analysis. Contributes to building and maintaining digital files and the project library.
Contributes to regular project monitoring and reporting (weekly, monthly, quarterly).
Supports stakeholder identification, stakeholder engagement, and capacity building efforts.
Works in coordination with other staff at CIESIN in order to successfully plan and meet project's milestones and deadlines.
Reports to Senior Staff Associate/Associate Director for Science Applications Division. Receives guidance from project leaders. Some independent judgment and initiative within specific objectives and guidelines is required.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree.
This position requires exceptional writing and editing skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience with communications, outreach, research, strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, capacity building, and event planning is preferred.
Experience in developing countries, knowledge of sustainable development, and familiarity with geospatial data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are advantages.
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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