Extended Deadline for 3 New Positions to Support CT Resilience Planning

NEW Application Deadline – September 17, 2018

CIRCA is still seeking applicants for three of four new positions to support development of the Connecticut Connections Coastal Resilience Plan (C3RP).  The planning process will involve extensive public input and coordination with state agencies, regional Councils of Governments, and municipalities.  Along with its current staff, CIRCA is hiring these four new employees to manage the project.  All employees will report to University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus located in Groton, CT.

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Assistant Director of Research

The Assistant Director of Research (ADR) will coordinate a team developing science that supports a four-year project to develop a prototype resilience framework for Connecticut. With the supervision of the Executive Director, the ADR will coordinate the development, testing and application of numerical models of circulation in complicated coastal areas to determine levels and patterns of flood risk. Assessment of the effectiveness of proposed risk reduction strategies will also be required.

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Data Analyst/Programmer

The Data Analyst/Programmer (DAP) will work in a team developing science that supports a four-year project to develop a prototype resilience framework for Connecticut. With the supervision of the Executive Director, the DAP will support and facilitate the collection and archiving of data, and the development, testing and application of numerical models of circulation in complicated coastal areas to determine levels and patterns of flood risk. Field work and the preparation of maps using GIS will be required.

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Research Associate

The Research Associate will work in a team developing science that supports a four-year project to develop a prototype resilience framework for Connecticut. With the supervision of the Executive Director, this position will work on the development, testing and application of numerical models of circulation in complicated coastal areas to determine levels and patterns of flood risk. Assessment of the effectiveness of proposed risk reduction strategies will also be required.

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Director of Resilience Planning

The Director of Resilience Planning will coordinate and contribute to a four-year project that uses science-informed risk assessment and broad consultation to develop a prototype resilience framework for Connecticut. Activities will include selection and supervision of contractors, coordination with scientists, engineers, architects and state and municipal officials.

Application period has closed.

To Apply

Please click on “Learn More” under each position title above to read more about responsibilities, required qualifications, and instructions for how to apply for each job.  Indicate which job you are applying for in your Letter of Application.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

For confidential inquiries or additional information, please contact  Lauren.yaworsky@uconn.edu