Dark Skies Senior Outreach Program Coordinator

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Other
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
The University of Texas
Department Name: 
McDonald Observatory
Street Line 1: 
82 Mt. Locke Road
City: 
McDonald Observatory
State/Province: 
TX
Zip/Postal: 
79734
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

McDonald Observatory, The University of Texas Austin, invites applications for a Dark Skies Senior Outreach Program Coordinator. This position is located in the Davis Mountains; far West Texas (440 miles west of the UT Austin campus). McDonald Observatory is a research facility equipped with a wide range of instrumentation for imaging and spectroscopy in the optical and infrared spectra.

Dark Skies Senior Outreach Program Coordinator provides advanced program administration for the Dark Skies initiative. Coordinates and educates local communities, agencies, businesses, and individuals about the impacts of artificial lighting in the skies over McDonald Observatory. Evaluates, develops, and recommends effective lighting technologies and practices to maintain the dark and quiet skies for scientific research at the observatory.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in astronomy or a related field with a minimum of five years’ of a responsible level of program administration or program coordination in a science communications role with a major scientific institution; Master's degree in astronomy or a related with a minimum of three years' of a responsible level of program administration or program coordination in a science communications role with a major scientific institution. Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills. Ability to communicate well across a broad set of knowledge and experience levels. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to be adaptable, work independently, and as an integral member of a team. Excellent computer literacy skills. Demonstrable good judgment. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

To Apply and for complete job description please go to: https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UTstaff/job/MCDONALD-OBSERVATORY/Dark-Skies-Senior-Outreach-Program-Coordinator_R_00016993

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in its work force. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. This is a security sensitive position and a background screen will be conducted.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$47500.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
+ depending on qualifications
Included Benefits: 

For full benefit information please see https://hr.utexas.edu/prospective/benefits

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Teznie Pugh
Title: 
Superintendent
Institution/Company: 
The University of Texas at Austin
Department Name: 
McDonald Observatory
Street Line 1: 
82 Mt. Locke Road
City: 
McDonald Observatory
State/Province: 
TX
Zip/Postal Code: 
79734
Country: 
United States of America
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
R_00016993
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Teznie Pugh
Subject: 
Dark Skies Senior Outreach Program Coordinator