UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
TITLE: Associate Coastal Resources Manager
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Senior Coastal Resources Manager
SUPERVISES: Professional, technical and other support staff
Responsible for the discrete aspects of Coastal Resource Center's (CRC) integrated coastal management projects in El Salvador, Ecuador and other Latin American nations, including policy formulation and strategy design for shorefront planning and habitat management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise and manage a project or program's design and administration of work tasks; supervise assigned personnel, meeting reporting requirements and successful implementation and/or completion of the project or program.
Evaluate performance of personnel on assigned projects or programs.
Identify new opportunities for CRC, draft proposals and disseminate the results of the CRC projects.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Represent the Center as directed at professional meetings and forums.
Contribute to maintaining CRC's position as a national and international leader in the field of coastal resources management.
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal computers, printers, word processing and database management software.
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Master's degree in a resource management related discipline, e.g., marine affairs, marine science, natural resources science and management, required. Three or more years of experience in policy formulation, the design of coastal resources management strategies, and project/program implementation required. Must have experience in analysis of area characteristics, issues, and technical options for management. Shorefront planning or tropical habitat management experience preferred. A demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams in addressing the practical and theoretical aspects of ecosystem management is required, as are knowledge of and experience with natural resource management issues and governance situations in developing country contexts. Training experience using adult learning methodology preferred. Work experience in Latin America required. Excellent oral Spanish required; good written Spanish preferred. Must possess strong interpersonal skills. Position requires international travel approximately five months of the year.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.