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Job Announcement: Minnesota Sea Grant College Program* Business and Industry Liaison

  • Position type: Full time, 12-month appointment
  • Salary range: $37,585 to $62,000 per year
  • Location: Duluth, Minnesota
  • Recruitment closed

Minnesota Sea Grant is seeking to fill a new position of a Business and Industry Liaison Extension Educator. The position is responsible for communicating to and cooperating with business and industry to facilitate a close working relationship between water researchers and water-related/water- connected businesses and organizations.

The Business and Industry Liaison Extension Educator will work with industry and natural resource professionals, local leaders and policymakers, the Great Lakes Sea Grant community, and Great Lakes researchers. The primary focus on this role is to apply university research results to help solve problems, improve efficiencies and increase cooperation among water-related business and industries, and improve environmental management. Outreach and communication activities may focus on topics such as energy, oil and gas extraction, infrastructure, tourism, transportation, maritime industry, and the associated economic and environmental impacts of these activities in addition to trade and regulatory policies, where applicable.

The Business and Industry Liaison is an Extension Educator at the University of Minnesota Sea Grant College Program, that reports to the Minnesota Sea Grant Associate Director of Outreach. This position is in the University of Minnesota’s academic staff category.

Candidates must possess a master’s degree in a related field and should have at least 3 years’ experience. The position is open until filled, and application review begins June 11, 2018. For more information and to apply, go to: www.humanresources.umn.edu/jobs and search job ID number 324022. For additional questions, please contact the University of Minnesota Duluth Human Resources department at 800-627-3529.

*Sea Grant is a national network of 33 university-based programs and for more than 50 years has supported coastal and Great Lakes communities through research, extension and education. Sea Grant’s mission is to enhance the practical use and conservation of coastal, marine and Great Lakes resources in order to create a sustainable economy and environment.

Posted on May 24, 2018

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