Position Available: Education & Outreach Coordinator, Polar Geospatial Center

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Position Available: Education & Outreach Coordinator, Polar Geospatial Center

Paul Morin

The Polar Geospatial Center at the University of Minnesota is seeking an experienced Education & Outreach Coordinator responsible for managing, authoring, and standardizing the organization’s education and outreach material which includes website content, digital newsletters, documentation, and print promotional/exhibition material. A major responsibility of this position is planning and organizing the annual Summer Polar Boot Camp, a weeklong workshop instructed by PGC staff on advanced GIS techniques and data products. The E&O Coordinator will also complement PGC User Services by actively responding to / engaging users. Other duties include: publication of outreach materials such as calendars, feedback/surveys; collaborating with all levels of PGC staff to curate content; and leading directed training, webinars, and meetings.

The successful candidate will be creative, enthusiastic, and proactive. A knack for design and excellence is desired. Proficient communication and organization skills are essential, as this position requires technical writing and event coordination to a diversely-skilled community. Applicants will be expected to participate and demonstrate experience in presenting at professional events and workshops. Most importantly, the successful candidate will engage both PGC’s user community and the public, positively representing our organization, mission, and affiliations.

This position is posted as a 0.8 FTE position (4 days/week or 32 hours/week).

Apply Now! 



Paul Morin
Polar Geospatial Center
R280 Learning & Environmental Sciences
1954 Buford Ave
St Paul MN 55108
612-625-6090 direct
612-626-0505 office
612-978-2964 cell

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