The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Community Resilience Planner (Research Assistant 2) at CIRCA to provide support for various phases of the Resilient Connecticut program as well as support to new programs. CIRCA is a multi‐disciplinary center that coordinates applied research and engagement programs to develop and advance practical solutions to problems caused by changing climate. CIRCA is located on UConn’s Avery Point Campus in Groton, CT.
The Community Resilience Planner will work with the CIRCA team, the Councils of Government (COGs), and municipal stakeholders throughout Connecticut to advance climate resiliency planning through mapping, technical analysis, planning document development, and sustained engagement. Activities will include use of GIS and StoryMap in the collaborative development of plans and reports, participation in, coordination of, and reporting from meetings with municipalities and COGs.