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CPAESS Program Specialist III
| University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)|
|life insurance, parental leave, paid holidays, sick time, tuition assistance, relocation assistance, remote work|
United States, Maryland, Silver Spring
1325 East-West Highway (Show on map)
|July 01, 2023|
UCAR is excited to announce the job opening for the Program Specialist III. This position is responsible for supporting the NOAA Climate Program Office's (CPO) Climate Observation and Monitoring (COM) Program and Earth System Science and Modeling (ESSM) Division by providingsenior level supportin developing scientific and programmatic plans for a suite of research activities.
Where You Will Work:
At UCAR, you will work alongside a dedicated team of professionals conducting critical research and community outreach to solve complex Earth system science problems including climate change, air pollution, extreme weather, floods, drought, wildfires, and space weather, all with the goal of improving human life and reducing economic loss. Each of us, from scientists to the professionals who support their work, serves the public and a collaborative community of scientists in our mission to understand the complex processes that make up the Earth system, from the ocean floor to the Sun's core.
The Cooperative Programs for the Advancement of Earth System Science (CPAESS) serves the Earth system science community in three distinct areas of service. We partner with federal agencies and businesses to hire critical scientific staff enabling a more robust workforce. Through our scientific programs we seek to edify new research with our postdoctoral programs, our visiting scientist and internship programs, along with our interagency support programs. We also help build the Earth system science community by convening and managing summer schools and institutes, conferences, and advisory committees.
Program Location: Silver Spring, MD
*You must reside in the US at the time of employment.
Job Location Type: This position is open to candidates interested in In-Person, Hybrid (combination Remote and Onsite presence), and Fully Remote opportunities.
Position Type & Term: Full-Time, Regular
Hiring Range: $82,200 - $96,722
*Final salary and rates are based on education, experience, skills relevant to the role, and internal equity.*
Here is a brief outline of what one would expect to be responsible for in this role.
Program Planning, Representation, and Outreach
Successful candidates will ensure their application materials speak to the following criteria:
Education & Experience
Desired, but not required:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
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Equal Opportunity Employer
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This position is subject to work location requirements for obtaining access to facilities and research systems. These requirements may include a combination of national security checks, credit checks, fingerprinting, or other security clearance requirements. This position is open to U.S. Citizens and Green Card holders.
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer that strives to develop and maintain a diverse workforce. UCAR is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy.
Whatever your intersection of identities, you are welcome at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). We are committed to inclusivity and promoting an equitable environment that values and respects the uniqueness of all members of our organization.