• Project Coordinator - Geophysical Institute (GI)

    Are you a dependable, hard worker, who is interested in serving the needs of Alaska learners, especially those in rural Alaska communities? Do you have a particular interest in supporting science education outreach activities across Alaska? Are you interested in a job that connects you with scientists performing cutting-edge research across Alaska, or with in-service educators teaching in remote classrooms? Do you like a job that offers variety from day to day? Do you have a collection of random skills and you’re looking for a good place to put them to work? This is the place for you! Join the team bringing current science content into Alaska’s K-12 classrooms as the Project Coordinator for the Geophysical Institute’s Education Outreach Team. This team works with Alaska Native partners to create Alaska-based videos, lessons, and other learning tools. The Project Coordinator provides administrative and logistical support to the team and joins in staffing outreach events. Rural travel is involved. 

    This position is full-time, Grade 78, complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, based on education and experience.

    Required education or training: Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, Management or a related field and two years relevant experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UA safe driving criteria.

    The Geophysical Institute is a research-driven organization at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The university offers an attractive work environment and strong benefits including retirement and health insurance, generous leave policies, and tuition waivers for UAF courses. The Geophysical Institute is committed to equity, inclusion, and accountability and values the open sharing of different perspectives. We support a respectful and welcoming environment and a commitment to serving Alaska and Alaskans with strong applied science. Career growth and professional development are expected and encouraged.

    To apply, submit your application through the UA Careers site, JOB NUMBER: 525420.

    UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination