Human Resources Office
University of Wisconsin-Superior
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P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Human Resources Office
UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.
Outreach Specialist, Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR)
As part of the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) education program, the Rivers2Lake Education Mentor provides leadership and support to teachers in regional schools that are enrolled in the Lake Superior Rivers2Lake Education Program. By providing year-long mentoring in outdoor and inquiry-based learning focused on freshwater estuaries and Lake Superior, and assisting teachers with integration of Rivers2Lake topics across the curriculum, they work to improve academic learning, enhance engagement, and build a stronger sense of place in students and teachers. This position works in close collaboration with Lake Superior NERR staff, teachers, school administration, and multiple partner organizations. This position is funded through a grant of the NOAA Bay Watershed Education Training program (B-WET).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
The Rivers2Lake Education Mentor position is a 24-hour/week position with an hourly wage of $18/hour. Mileage reimbursable from office to participating schools.
This project position runs from September 9, 2013 through May 31, 2014 with an additional one week of participation in the Rivers2Lake Summer Institute from August 5, 2013 through August 9, 2013.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please email a cover letter, resume and three references to Deanna Erickson, Lake Superior NERR Education Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before June 21, 2013. Email is preferred, but those wishing to mail application materials may send them to:
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