Director of Research- Georgia

Agency
Phinizy Center for Water Sciences
Location
Augusta, GA
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
45,000-55,000 DOE
Start Date
01/15/2021
Last Date to Apply
12/15/2020
Website
http://www.phinizycenter.org
Description
The Phinizy Center for Water Sciences located in Augusta Georgia is a private non-profit 501(c) (3) organization founded in 1996 to promote environmental stewardship through education, research, and public outreach. The Center is searching for a Director of Research who will ensure ongoing excellence and develop new opportunities in its fresh water science initiatives. The Director of Research is tasked with strategic and operational responsibility for the Center’s research programs and staff. The Director will function as a team leader planning, coordinating, and administering contracted research projects. The Director must have the expertise and ability to participate in fieldwork, data collection, scientific analysis, budget tracking, and report writing. In addition to managing the current inventory of projects, the Director will also be responsible for obtaining new contracts and grants related to fresh water science and as such can perform as a principal or co- principal investigator as needed. The Director shall have the ability to effectively communicate through verbal and written methods with co-workers, board members, vendors, government agencies, and the public. As a member of the senior management team, the Director reports to the Phinizy Center Executive Director. Educational qualifications for the Director include a PhD in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or a related field with five years of experience in project management or a Master of Science in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or a related field with seven years of experience in project management or a BS in related areas with ten years of relevant experience. The Phinizy Center for Water Sciences offers a competitive salary and benefits based on qualifications and project experience. Applications for this position should be electronically transmitted no later than December 15, 2020 to info@phinizycenter.org. Submissions should include a resume, three professional references, and a cover letter. All materials shall be submitted in PDF format as attachments to your electronic application. Applications will be acknowledged by email within two business days of receipt. The Phinizy Center for Water Sciences is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
Qualifications
Educational qualifications for the Director include a PhD in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or a related field with five years of experience in project management or a Master of Science in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or a related field with seven years of experience in project management or a BS in related areas with ten years of relevant experience. The Phinizy Center for Water Sciences offers a competitive salary and benefits based on qualifications and project experience.
Contact Person
info@phinizycenter.org
Contact Phone
17068282109
Contact eMail
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