Earth Science Week Update Special Alert!

EARTH SCIENCE WEEK UPDATE: Special Alert!
American Geosciences Institute - June 2017

Apply Now to Become AGI Outreach Associate

AGI invites applications for a full-time Outreach Associate position, starting immediately. This is an entry-level position with an initial term of up to one year, with potential for extension. The Outreach Associate provides major project support for Earth Science Week, an annual public awareness campaign promoting education in the geosciences, and undertakes a variety of duties for the AGI Outreach and Education department, including writing and editing, preparing electronic documents and updating web pages, and various research and clerical functions. A bachelor's degree in a geoscience field (e.g., geology, hydrology, meteorology, oceanography, or a combination of them) or earth science education is required. The successful candidate will also have strong computer and social media skills (Microsoft Office, HTML, Adobe Creative, Photoshop, Facebook, Twitter).

Qualified candidates should submit materials via a single e-mail with the subject line "Outreach Associate Application". Please include the following three items as a single attachment to the e-mail: a cover letter that relates specific qualifications to the position description, a resume, and contact information for three references. Address the e-mail to Edward Robeck, Director of Education and Outreach, American Geosciences Institute, and submit it to jobs@agiweb.org.

AGI will verify previous employment, contact personal references, and perform other applicable background checks before making an offer of employment.

Applicants are encouraged to learn more about AGI and Earth Science Week. AGI is an equal opportunity employer. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Only candidates selected for further review will receive a response.

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