The PacIOOS Operations Coordinator is a new full-time, exciting position responsible for the coordination and management of our day-to-day operations in order to achieve our vision as detailed in the PacIOOS 5-year Strategic Framework. Our stakeholders rely on PacIOOS to provide timely, reliable, and accurate ocean data and information to support their decision-making. This position will work with the program management and all of the program components to update and maintain the PacIOOS Operational Plan and Build-out Plan, and provide field and technical support as needed. The Operations Coordinator will also develop initiatives to increase capacity for ocean observing in the region and identify and implement new opportunities to expand the ability of the program to address stakeholder needs.
Upcoming initiatives for this position will include revising the PacIOOS Operational Plan; developing new capacity building workshops throughout the region; and managing the day-to-day operations of the program.
We are looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented, flexible, adaptive problem-solver with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Experience working with oceanographic instrumentation and the ability to work effectively with both technical and non-technical colleagues are also important. Salary is commensurate with experience.
At the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) we believe that coastal and ocean information helps save lives and protects livelihoods and resources. Our mission is to empower ocean users and stakeholders throughout the Pacific Islands by providing accurate and reliable coastal and ocean information, tools, and services that are easy to access and use.
Based within the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, PacIOOS is one of 11 regional associations of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®). Check out our website at www.pacioos.org to learn more about our program and the data, tools, and services we provide.
To view the full job description, including details on Major Duties, Primary and Secondary Qualifications, and to apply online, please visit http://go.hawaii.edu/fIQ. Or visit the RCUH website (https://www.rcuh.com/), click on Job Postings, and enter job ID#18568.
CLOSING DATE: November 21, 2018. We look forward to hearing from you! If you have any questions about the position or PacIOOS in general, please contact Melissa Iwamoto at (808) 956-6556 or Melissa.Iwamoto@hawaii.edu.