Conservation Careers & Job Opportunities
Visiting Assistant Extension Educator – Nature-Based Approaches to Resilience – UConn Extension
Connecticut Sea Grant, and the Department of Extension, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut, invite applications for an Assistant Extension Educator – Visiting, for nature-based approaches to resilience. This grant-funded position is annually renewable. We are seeking a professional with a background in resilience, coastal ecology, coastal oceanography/engineering, planning, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or natural/marine resources to engage with and provide education and outreach for local governments and communities to increase awareness of and local capacity to improve nature-based approaches to the resilience of Connecticut communities in view of a changing climate. The position will be housed at Connecticut Sea Grant, with a joint academic appointment in the Department of Extension.
The Extension Educator and member of the CT Sea Grant College Program will report to the Director/Associate Director of CT Sea Grant and to the Head of the Department of Extension, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The position will be located at the UConn Avery Point campus.