UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/14/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/26/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
A COVER LETTER IS REQUIRED FOR A COMPLETE APPLICATION.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE AND OCCASIONAL TRAVEL, MOSTLY WITHIN CALIFORNIA.
California Sea Grant is a statewide program and the largest in a national network of 34 Sea Grant programs operating in all coastal, Great Lakes states, and territories. The primary mission of California Sea Grant is to provide integrated research, extension, outreach, and education to help Californians balance diverse interests that intersect with the coastal and marine environments, and adapt to changing conditions and needs. We accomplish this by sponsoring marine research, extension services, and education activities and collaborating with a range of local, state, regional, national, and international partners to further the acquisition and application of relevant scientific knowledge.
Serving as part of the California Sea Grant Science Integration Team and reporting to the Science Integration Team Lead, the Reporting and Evaluation Coordinator will support overall program reporting; and designing and implementing evaluation initiatives to best serve the organization. Responsibilities include assisting with preparation of progress (quarterly, semi-annual) and annual reports submitted by funded researchers, fellows, and extension staff, as well as coordinating and assisting in evaluation planning, survey design, data acquisition, data entry, data processing, data archiving and literature reviews as needed. The Reporting and Evaluation Coordinator will play a key role in maintaining and improving up-to-date records in proposal and project management files and systems (e.g., Excel/Sheets, eSeaGrant, Trello). The position coordinates California Sea Grant's program-wide annual reporting requirements for NOAA (including PIER: Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Resources; and RPPR: Research Performance Progress Report). The Reporting and Evaluation Coordinator tracks fellows and funded researchers to assess programming interests and agency priorities to inform the work of California Sea Grant's research investment, outreach programming, and other training opportunities. The Reporting and Evaluation Coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining databases, statistical data reporting and surveys to facilitate strategic planning efforts. Broadly, the position will inform program decision-making with data-driven, evidence-based information. The position will also help the management team understand the effectiveness of various programs.
The Reporting and Evaluation Coordinator will work closely with funded scientists, California Sea Grant's Communications team and Extension Specialists, and agency partners to communicate the impact of various research, extension and education programs. In reviewing the reports, the Reporting and Evaluation Coordinator will help to identify and follow-up on noteworthy accomplishments, impacts, and performance measures to communicate to funding agency partners, National Sea Grant, and other relevant parties. This position prepares briefings, including reports and presentations, synthesizing program impacts and accomplishments. As relevant to reporting and communication duties, this position will coordinate and participate in workshops, meetings, and advisory committee activities, and liaise with university and agency officials, industry, and the public. The Reporting and Evaluation Coordinator will participate in Sea Grant Network committees and Communities of Practice (CoP), including the eSeaGrant CoP and economic evaluation CoP. The position may serve on other relevant Sea Grant, UCSD/SIO, or other committees as time and interest allow (e.g. DEIJA).
The Reporting and Evaluation Coordinator will provide support to California Sea Grant's research and education programs, especially in proposal coordination through eSeaGrant (Sea Grant's proposal management system) and transitioning selected researchers/fellows from pre- to post-award. Responsibilities in this area include: setting up proposal and application submission opportunities using eSeagrant; compiling and reviewing received applications/proposals for completion; setting up and tracking reviewers using eSeaGrant; and providing a support role in coordinating calls for research proposals and fellowship applications.
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