Under direction, serve as project analyst for the Horticultural Collaborative Research Program (HORT CRSP) that involves multiple investigators in the US and developing countries around the world. Coordinate and facilitate programmatic and communication activities involved in conducting collaborative research. Monitor grant programs awarded by the HORT CRSP, media and communication activities. Perform programmatic analysis with respect to gender equity.
Work at computer terminal for extended period of time.
Work in shared office area with constant traffic and noise from office equipment, telephone conversations, etc.
Work occasional overtime including evenings and weekends to meet operational needs.
Valid CA driver's license to attend meetings, conferences, workshops and presentations.
Occasional travel to foreign and developing countries.
Professional degree in a relevant field of science, and experience in plant science and international agricultural development including related policies and procedures.
Experience utilizing various software programs and applications for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, publishing, data management and analysis, website design and maintenance (Dreamweaver and other internet specific programs), photo and video editing, outreach material design and editing.
Experience writing grant proposals, evaluating/analyzing funding proposals, and managing grant funded programs.
Experience making presentations on scientific materials, facilitating college level workshops, and training project investigators.
Experience writing scientific and press articles, creating newsletters, brochures, posters, and summarizing complex information for public consumption.
Organizational and analytical skills to plan, organize, and prioritize work assignments; to develop, evaluate and implement programs; and to analyze and assess project activities.
Interpersonal and communicate skills to interact and work effectively with personnel, local, state, federal and international agencies.
Knowledge of University Policy and Procedures
Experience in gender equity as it relates to farmers and international agriculture development.
Experience monitoring and evaluation using logframe methods.
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