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January 20, 2022 | Katie Mosher

Note: This job posting closed on Feb. 21, 2022.

Katie Mosher,

North Carolina Sea Grant is looking for a new member for its award-winning communications team.

The science writer/digital content specialist will use a variety of media to share information developed through Sea Grant’s research and outreach on myriad topics related to North Carolina’s coastal ecosystems, watersheds and economies.

Duties include, but are not limited to, writing for Coastwatch magazine and The communications team also works with the program’s management team, extension specialists, researchers, and agency and community partners to develop a range of products in print, online and video formats. Applicants should be adept in developing engaging social media, as well as descriptive summaries of Sea Grant’s efforts, and also have experience in basic graphic design and mapping for communications products.

The position is for a midcareer or “journey” level professional to be employed by NC State University. Requirements and other details are available in the online posting:

 Application review is expected to begin Feb. 21, 2022. All applications must include two work samples, and all materials are to be submitted in full via the website.

A federal-state partnership, North Carolina Sea Grant provides research, education and outreach opportunities relating to current issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. Since 1970, Sea Grant has been a valuable resource in the state for scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public to find scientifically sound information about the state’s coastal ecosystems and communities. Part of the National Sea Grant network, the program receives funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the state, and works with universities and colleges across the state. NC Sea Grant has headquarters in Raleigh, and three coastal offices.

“North Carolina Sea Grant champions diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, and accessibility. In order to expand, innovate, and maximize our program’s effectiveness, we recognize we must embed these values in our organizational expectations and daily operations,” notes Katie Mosher, communications director.

For more information, contact Mosher by email, Follow-up phone calls can be scheduled via email.

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


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