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The new Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) Urban Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Center for Changing Landscapes (CCL) are seeking a Program Coordinator to provide administrative and communications support for research and outreach projects. The position will manage project proposals and awards, organize internal and external project communications, schedule and coordinate meetings/events for a network of scholars and partners, and support written and oral research reporting. The position is 75% FTE that is joint between LTER (50%) and CCL (25%) and reports to Professor Sarah Hobbie, LTER Principal Investigator, Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior (EEB) and Professor Mae Davenport, CCL Director, Department of Forest Resources. This position requires the ability to work well in ambiguity, independently, and as part of a team. The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills and be detail-oriented in the context of the bigger picture to maintain productive and positive operations of the projects, and will also have good writing, editing, and organizational skills in creating communications content for the general public.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled, but applications before December 9, 2022 are encouraged to ensure full consideration. To apply, submit a cover letter describing relevant experience and interest in the position, resume, and contact information for three references to Susan Barrott barro023@umn.edu.

For the full posting, see https://mspurbanlter.umn.edu/about-msp-lter/positions-msp-urban-lter