The Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College invites applications for the position of Assistant Project Manager for Environmental Dashboard. This is a full-time, one-year, non-continuing grant-supported position, with the potential for renewal.
The successful candidate will assist in the management, development, and assessment of Environmental Dashboard (ED), a novel communication technology that provides community residents with environmentally and socially contextualized real-time feedback designed to promote community sustainability and resilience. More information on the project can be found at: www.EnvironmentalDashboard.org.
Specific responsibilities include: • Coordinating and ensuring progress on all components of the ED project. This includes managing and updating task lists and meeting agendas. • Coordinating with community partners • Serving as a point person for further development of content for the “Community Voices” component of the project. • Working closely with K-12 teachers, administrators, and college faculty to develop, implement, organize, and promote educational materials that use the ED. • Presenting and promoting ED in various contexts to organizations and communities that might be interested in replicating all or part of ED. • Managing students who work on all aspects of the ED project, including computer science and social science students. Contexts include paid student research assistants, students taking the “Practicum in Environmental Communication,” private readings, independent research, and honors projects. • Managing and updating the environmentaldashboard.org website • Developing content for and managing ED digital signage. • Assisting a research team in designing, implementing, analyzing, and reporting on experiments associated with the project.
We seek an individual with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience. The hire must have excellent organization and project management skills, strong analytical skills, strong communications skills (verbal, writing, and visual presentation), a high level of responsibility, demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and as a member of a collaborative team, ability to communicate effectively with diverse segments of society ranging from children, city officials, members of the business community, low-income communities, civic and political leaders, etc.
Experience with: project management, teaching, curriculum development, organizing for environmental and/or social justice causes, website management, photography and graphic design, statistical analysis, advanced computer skills (experiences with hardware and computer coding are pluses).
Applicants should submit a résumé, 2- to 4-page writing sample, and a cover letter describing qualifications and interest in the position and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation commensurate with experience. Oberlin College offers an excellent benefits package.
About Oberlin College
Oberlin College & Conservatory is a four-year, highly selective liberal arts college that combines a top-ranked college of arts and sciences with a world-renowned conservatory of music. Combined, the two divisions enroll approximately 2,900 students. Founded in 1833, Oberlin College & Conservatory was the first college in America to make interracial education and coeducation central to its mission-traditions that live today within a commitment to positive social engagement. Located 35 miles southwest of Cleveland, OH, Oberlin College & Conservatory has earned a reputation of excellence based on the quality of its richly diverse student body, outstanding faculty, excellent facilities, and academic and technological resources. Learn more at http://new.oberlin.edu/about