Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab Positions

Two new Extension Agent positions will be posted from 1/3/2015-1/18/2015 for Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab.  The position descriptions are listed below.   If you know of any candidates that may be interested in these positions please forward this information on. If anyone has any questions please let Bryan Ford know.

The positions can be viewed at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/search by entering the Job Opening Number listed below.

Program Coordinator/Sea Grant Extension Educator 404875: This position serves as Sea Grant Extension Educator for Ohio Sea Grant College Program providing expertise on social sciences to promote sound analyses for policy and programmatic decision making relating to Healthy Coastal Ecosystems, Sustainable Coastal Development, Hazard Resilience, and Safe and Sustainable Seafood in Northeast Ohio; works collaboratively with diverse clientele; provides leadership to developing and conducting proactive applied research, education and outreach programs in Community Resilience focusing on Coastal Storms and other Lake Erie issues, including but not limited to community leadership, Lake Erie coastal economic development, and public education on Lake Erie issues; supports and implements Coastal Storms Outreach programs including enhancing community resilience, improving communication of risks associated with beach hazards, and addressing impacts of storm water on natural resources through best management practices; plays a leadership role in the Great Lakes community utilizing social science research and results to improve coastal and Great Lakes decision making, planning and resource management; uses social science applications to assess human behavior and to improve our understanding of integrated social, economic, and environmental systems relating to Lake Erie, the Great Lakes and other related ecosystems; works with existing partners and forges new partnerships where interdisciplinary efforts are needed to address interdisciplinary issues or carry out major programming efforts; communicates and establishes relationships with a variety of local, state and federal stakeholders and decision makers; plans, organizes, produces and distributes educational materials and programs; establishes and fosters collaborative programs with state and federal agencies and local community development organizations that enhance Sea Grant’s impact and reduce conflicts and misunderstandings; plans, develops, implements outreach, engagement and education programs to a variety of audiences through workshops, webinars, conferences, articles, fact sheets, etc.; increases public recognition of Ohio Sea Grant as an accurate, science-based understandable source of information on Great Lakes policies; utilizes ecosystem services research to identify the best social and economic decisions and emerging issues and opportunities; increases public understanding/knowledge regarding Lake Erie and Great Lakes issues; participates in educational activities to stay current in coastal community and water quality protection and development strategies and trends; writes scientific papers and popular articles explaining complex issues to non-scientists; collaborates with Sea Grant researchers to enhance the outreach and education portions of their projects; develops successful proposals for additional funds and serves as a principal investigator on the grants that address local needs and the needs of the target audiences; develops new funding opportunities to expand Sea Grant Extension programming in the state, region and nation; joins and actively serves as a member of relevant professional societies.

Program Coordinator/Sea Grant Extension Educator 404874: This position serves as Sea Grant Extension Educator for Ohio Sea Grant College Program providing expertise on ecology, nutrient loading, harmful algal blooms, dredging aquatic biology, limnology, and coastal processes to promote sound analyses for policy and programmatic decision making related to Healthy Coastal Ecosystems, Sustainable Coastal Development, Hazard Resilience, and Safe and Sustainable Seafood across the entire Ohio shoreline on Lake Erie; serves as the primary Ohio Sea Grant contact east of Cleveland; conducts user needs assessments to determine needs and opportunities; serves a very broad audience including the general public, state and federal agencies, elected officials, businesses, educators, NGOs, etc.; cultivates existing partnerships and forges new partnerships for Ohio Sea Grant in the region; conducts education and outreach programs to address the needs of the audiences and problems and opportunities related to Lake Erie, Great Lakes, and coastal resources; provides leadership to programs and looks for leadership opportunities, but also serves as a valuable team player; develops successful proposals for additional funds and serves as a principal investigator on the grants that address local needs and the needs of the target audiences; writes scientific papers and popular articles explaining complex issues to non-scientists; collaborates with Sea Grant researchers to enhance the outreach and education portions of their projects; makes frequent presentations at conferences, workshops, luncheons, webinars, dinners, etc.; evaluates his/her products and programs to assess their value, measure the impact, and determine how to improve them; increases public recognition of Ohio Sea Grant as an accurate, science-based understandable source of information on Great Lakes policies; plays a leadership role in the Great Lakes community utilizing research and results to improve coastal and Great Lakes decision making, planning and resource management; increases public understanding/knowledge regarding Lake Erie and Great Lakes issues; participates in educational activities to stay current in coastal community and water quality protection and development strategies and trends; develops new funding opportunities to expand Sea Grant Extension programming in the state, region and nation; joins and actively serves as a member of relevant professional societies

 
Bryan Ford
Business Manager
Office of Research and College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Ohio Sea Grant College Program and F.T. Stone Laboratory
Area 100 Research Center, 1314 Kinnear Road, Columbus, Ohio 43212
614-247-6266 Office / 614-292-4364 Fax
ford.95@osu.edu

http://ohioseagrant.osu.edu/

http://stonelab.osu.edu/