Marshall Isle Cst Mgt Agt-RMI
The Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

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Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program, College of the Marshall Islands (CMI), Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), located in Honolulu, Hawaii. This position will be located in Majuro, in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

MONTHLY SALARY: Salary commensurate with qualifications.

DUTIES: Works with natural resource management agencies to help with the review of shoreline development projects. Works with public and private sectors to identify best shoreline development practices. Conducts site visits and writes technical reports. Assists in the development and implementation of research projects. Teaches one course annually at the CMI.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Ocean or Earth Science, Marine Biology, Engineering, or Geography with major coursework in biological sciences, coastal processes or land use, coastal science, ocean policy, coastal zone management, natural resource or ecosystem management or planning or related field. EXPERIENCE: At least three (3) years of successful experience in Cooperative Extension work, Sea Grant Extension work, or equivalent in research relevant to coastal processes. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Knowledge of computer programs and geographical information systems including oceanographic wave and beach numerical modeling. Skilled in facilitation and experience with collaborative research and outreach projects. Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual setting in independent roles.

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Familiarity with and ability to analyze data and information related to coastal processes and hazards, including climate change and oceanographic and meteorological data, and familiarity with statistical methods of interpreting these data. Knowledge and ability to train others in Geographic Information System (GIS) applications. Familiarity with basic surveying and mapping techniques. Familiarity with island shoreline characteristics and cultural/recreation practices including: historical shoreline erosion rates and trends, seasonal wave dynamics, coastal processes and hazards, and wave reef interactions. Familiarity with common coastal hazard mitigation strategies and impacts on natural resources from resource extraction and restoration operations, beach erosion and formulation, littoral budgets, and impacts of alternative shore stabilization technologies and situations. Previous experience in international coastal management and policy.

INQUIRIES: Dr. Darren Lerner 956-7031 (Oahu).

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