Content Specialist; SERC at Carleton College – Minnesota

Science Education Resource Center (SERC)
Northfield, MN
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Full time Positions
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The Content Specialist works as part of the implementation team at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College to support extramurally funded projects fostering STEM learning and promoting institutional change. This person works with the full scope of projects undertaken by SERC to develop and deploy professional development programming for faculty members and instructors, develop new and improve existing websites, and assist in education research and evaluation projects led by people at SERC and partner institutions. Working with other staff and collaborators at Carleton and institutions across the country, this position is called on to take responsibility for completion of projects at a variety of scales. Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Earth Science or a closely related field, excellent written and oral communication skills, and significant experience working within deadlines and budget, particularly with external partners.
-Bachelor’s degree in geoscience or a closely related field (e.g. environmental science, oceanography, physical geography, atmospheric science, ecology/biology with ecology emphasis), and 5 years relevant work experience (formal or informal education settings, website development and/or writing for the web, project management, education or non-profit administration, research assistantship, graduate level coursework etc.). -Ability to interact with, respect, and communicate with partners from a diverse range of backgrounds while supporting the work of individuals and groups equitably. -Demonstrated ability to communicate complex or technical information clearly both verbally and in writing – a writing sample may be requested. -Excellent interpersonal, communication, documentation and organization skills, including ability to learn to create well-designed web pages and to effectively edit submissions from a variety of sources to create cohesive products. Ability to deliver professional presentations. -Affinity for computer work and willingness to quickly learn SERC’s content management system with coaching and support from the SERC team. -Comfort working with professional colleagues one-on-one and in large groups, in both in person and virtual settings. -Demonstrated ability to independently complete projects on schedule and to manage multiple projects simultaneously. -Experience with project management, working within deadlines and budgets, particularly with external partners -Willingness to make several domestic, overnight trips per year* to support workshops, make presentations, and assist in evaluation activities. -Ability to work independently as well as in close cooperation with a tight-knit team. -Travel will follow Carleton College health and safety policies. APPLY HERE:
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