Project Coordinator Alaska Coastal Cooperative - GI

University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

Fairbanks, AK, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Are you someone that enjoys working in research and communication and you want to be part of a diverse and stimulating team? Then this is the position for you. The Alaska Coastal Cooperative (ACC) needs your support to help coordinate and track Arctic research activities across different teams and communities engaged at the forefront of Arctic science. A key part of this work is support of a project that seeks to improve multi-stakeholder and rightsholder communication, applied science, and workforce development and education activities within eight rural coastal communities. Do you thrive in a collaborative team environment? And do you have strong communication, administrative, and management skills that you want to apply? We encourage you to apply!

To be successful in this position, you must be a person that enjoys facilitating and communicating across a diverse team, is task-oriented, an effective writer and oral communicator, and enthusiastic towards making a positive contribution towards Indigenous coastal communities. This position is a valued contributor to the following leading initiatives: AC3TION – Alaska Coastal Cooperative for Coproducing Transformative Ideas and Opportunities in the North, funded through the National Science Foundation (NSF). The position offers an opportunity to leverage your skills and ideas towards a new and growing organization that seeks to build synergy across multiple stakeholder groups to contribute towards more resilient coastal communities.The Geophysical Institute is a research-driven organization at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

The university offers an attractive work environment and strong benefits including retirement and health insurance, generous leave policies, and tuition waivers for UAF courses. The Geophysical Institute is committed to equity, inclusion, and accountability and values the open sharing of different perspectives. We support a respectful and welcoming environment and a commitment to serving Alaska and Alaskans with strong applied science. Career growth and professional development are expected and encouraged.

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, members from marginalized communities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in a field relevant to communications, project management, or business administration and five years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Details:

This position is full-time, Grade 81, term-funded, exempt, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, based on education and experience.

This position is located at the UAF campus in Fairbanks, Alaska. Hybrid and remote work agreements within the state of Alaska will be considered for this position.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

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If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact GI - Office of Human Resources at 907-474-7357 or at

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