BCEEnet Project Coordinator (Remote Position)
Grant-supported (NSF RAPID Grant DBI-2032158)
Reports to: Curator of Mollusks
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/hourly
- The Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the rapid development of on-line, course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) using digital natural history collections.
- Work with the Coordination Team to manage and facilitate communication within the Biological Collections in Ecology and Evolution Network (BCEENET) faculty and museum community
- Work with the Coordination Team to oversee, develop, and assemble educational materials for use in course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs)
- Perform other grant-related duties as required or requested
- Currently engaged in post-graduate work leading to a Master’s or Ph.D. in biology or related field; or with an undergraduate degree in biology or related field and equivalent work experience
- Ability to work independently, effectively and harmoniously as part of a remote team that includes both DMNH staff and the Coordination Team faculty at Widener University and The George Washington University
- Interest in undergraduate-level pedagogy in ecology and evolution
- Interest in digitization of and research use of natural history collections
- Demonstrated proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office software
- Excellent organizational, communication and people skills
- Ability to work at a computer for extended time periods
- Experience using Basecamp, QUBES, and familiarity with digital museum collections
- Past experience with on-line learning
- As a remote position, the Program Coordinator must be able to work from home or other secure remote location with reliable internet access
- This is a one-year, grant funded, remote-working position. The position is part-time with flexible and variable hours, approximately 10 hours a week, with an exact schedule determined in collaboration with the Curator of Mollusks. The period of employment will not exceed 480 hours without prior approval from the Curator of Mollusks.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a statement of interest and CV to Terri Reed, Director of Human Resources, at email@example.com or mail to P.O. Box 3937, Wilmington, DE 19807. The statement of interest should include why this position interests you, and highlight pertinent coursework and/or work experience that qualifies you for the position. EOE
Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. The preferred start date is June 1, 2020 or as soon as possible after an offer is extended.
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