Disaster Resilience Project Manager
Australian Council of Social Service
New South Wales, Australia
Salary: $65,950 to $72,800
Deadline: November 10, 2014
This position is responsible for building community service organization resilience to extreme weather and will build partnerships to improve vulnerable communities’ outcomes. Duties include developing a business and financial plan, managing the project budget, coordinating training, and facilitating communication between stakeholders. An understanding of disaster community service organizations, familiarity with Australian emergency management funding, and strong strategic planning skills are required.
Disaster Risk Project Coordinator
United Nations Development Program
New York, New York
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: November 12, 2014
This position will focus on developing policy while providing supporting the implementation of the UNDP strategic plan. Duties include researching, developing, and producing disaster risk governance reports; organizing workshops, conferences, and meetings; and preparing progress reports for various publications. A master’s degree related to institutional policy analysis, disaster development, or climate risk management and at least five years of project planning experience is required.
Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator, GS-15
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Salary: $123,285 to $157,100
Deadline: November 20, 2014
This position will serve as a senior manager, policy advisor, and executive coordinator for state and tribal disaster recovery. Duties include tracking the progress of disaster recovery operations, promoting partnerships between federal government and state, tribal, and local stakeholders, and assisting in the development of pre-disaster recovery organizations. One year of experience at the GS-14 level and specialized experience in facilitating whole of community disaster recovery is required.
Disaster and Crisis Studies Professor
Wageningen University and Research Center
Wageningen, The Netherlands
Salary: $86,795 to $115,077
Deadline: December 15, 2014
This position will teach, conduct research, and maintain a focus on crises and disaster for the university’s Sociology of Development and Change Chair Group. Duties include developing research agenda related to natural and manmade hazards and supervising students of all education levels. A PhD in a relevant social science field with a focus on conflict or disaster studies, and relevant fieldwork experience is required.
Obsidian Analysis, Inc.
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled
This position will focus on supporting the design, control, and execution of relevant homeland security exercise programs. Duties include generating analytical assessments and presentations for clients, identifying program risks and efficiencies, and determining priorities and requirements for exercise support. A bachelor’s degree in national security, social sciences, or related field and at least one year of professional experience in training coordination is required.