Under the direction of the Water Quality Task Force Chair in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), the program manager is responsible for managing a year-long planning process that will culminate in drafting a CFAES-led Ohio Water-Quality Initiative (OWQI). Develops the OWQI, which is expected to consist of an integrated program of research, teaching, and outreach activities that will marshal CFAES resources and provide leadership to address current and future water quality issues in Ohio. Collaborates with the CFAES Water Quality Task Force (WQTF) to implement a series of public meetings, focus groups, surveys, and other activities designed to solicit input from CFAES faculty/staff and external stakeholders/decision-makers. Provides general administrative support for the WQTF. Assist in preparing and monitoring expenditures for the WQTF. This is a one year term position with the option to renew contingent upon the ability of funding and successful performance.
Submit a cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position and a resume.
Position will be based on either the Columbus or Wooster OSU campus.
Position open until filled; initial review of applications will begin on January 10, 2018.
For more information, contact Dr. Douglas Jackson-Smith, Jacksonfirstname.lastname@example.org
This position may tentatively reside in either the Columbus or Wooster campus. In either case, the Program Manager would be expected to travel between the two campuses for the role.
Master’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; experience in program planning and administration.
Experience interacting with university faculty, agricultural and environmental organizations, and state and local government agency decision-makers; familiarity with water quality issues and research.
Target Salary: $48,000.00 - $52,008.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Cente...r, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.