Program Specialist

Gund Institute (University of Vermont)
Burlington, VT, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Junior (3-4 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Provide administrative, program and project support to Gund Institute initiatives. Fifty percent is to manage Gund competitions (e.g. PhD, Postdoc, Catalyst Award), provide development support and coordination, and track and analyze Institutional metrics. Manage administration of an internationally funded climate change initiative (CCAFS Low Emission Development), including perform budget management, assist with fundraising and proposal development, organize workshops, support impact assessment, and prepare reports to bilateral donors, including Federal agencies. May supervise support staff.

Bachelors degree in a related field, including natural resource management, food systems, agriculture, climate change, business/economics, international development or sustainability science knowledge with three years of related work experience required. Proficiency with spreadsheet word processing and database application. Effective written and oral communication skills. Attention to detail and highly organized. Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office environment.