Senior Program Affiliate, California Council on Science and Know-how (CCST)
Methods to Apply
Please submit a canopy letter and resume to [email protected]. The duvet letter ought to be web page 1 of your resume and despatched as one PDF. The letter ought to particularly define the explanations on your curiosity within the place and your explicit expertise and expertise instantly associated to this place.
CCST is a nonpartisan nonprofit created through the California Legislature in 1988 to supply goal recommendation from California’s main scientists and analysis establishments on coverage points involving science. California’s insurance policies are stronger with science, and CCST is uniquely certified as an knowledgeable group, modeled after the Nationwide Academies of Sciences, to convene a statewide community of specialists throughout disciplines and establishments.
Integrity – We’re pleased with all of our interactions and merchandise – they characterize the most effective of us.
Teamwork – We construct on one another’s strengths and are beneficiant with our time and experience. We assist one another shine.
Innovation – We’re empowered to strive new methods to have interaction and join science to coverage. We’re constructing the longer term, not merely sustaining the established order.
Drive – We push ourselves to realize extra and higher outcomes.
Adaptability – We’re nimble and versatile inside a rapidly altering panorama.
Humility – We’re at all times studying, self-reflective, and searching for to be of service.
Laughter – Plenty of it, particularly when the chips are down.
The CCST Senior Program Affiliate will concentrate on associate engagement and improve long-lasting, significant impression within the California tutorial and analysis communities by constructing and deepening the relationships and strategic partnerships essential to carry essential analysis and concepts instantly from the scientific neighborhood to California choice makers. The CCST Senior Program Affiliate may even handle the efficiency of key CCST applications and initiatives together with however not restricted to updating the CCST Federal Labs Impression Report, coordinating CCST’s annual web site go to, and creating and fascinating with the CCST Advisory Panel.
Success on this place would require a candidate who sees the entire panorama during which CCST operates and thinks outdoors the field for inventive methods to have interaction and be of service. The profitable candidate will problem the established order, and be comfy discussing progressive concepts or modifications to current circumstances with the intention to successfully implement them each time attainable. The chosen candidate should even be a group participant, expert communicator, arduous employee, and savvy in constructing belief with exterior and inside stakeholders.
45% Establish alternatives, develop, and oversee collaborations and strategic alliances between analysis and schooling establishments, companies, the State authorities and others, to tell the State’s pursuits associated to science and expertise coverage.
- Specific concentrate on outreach and engagement with Educational and Analysis Establishment partnerships – together with managing current relationships with CCST’s Accomplice Establishments.
- Develop new methods to additional and strengthen CCST’s connections with tutorial specialists throughout the state.
- Arrange systematic methods for “reporting” again to Accomplice Establishments on work that CCST does in incorporating their specialists.
- Monitor efficiency of recent initiatives designed to extend associate engagement in CCST science companies and occasions.
- Monitor essential points for Accomplice Establishments and coordinate convention calls and conferences, when acceptable.
- Replace/keep Federal Labs Impression Report: “California’s Federal Labs and Analysis Facilities: 2018 Impression Report for State Leaders”, a doc that concerned coordination throughout six establishments and a number of departments, and highlights the policy-relevant analysis of every establishment.
- Coordinate annual summer season web site go to to a CCST Accomplice Establishment as a bigger a part of yearly CCST assembly schedule.
40% Lead the event of and be a key employees member for the CCST Advisory Panel.
- Develop CCST Advisory Panel nomination course of
- Establish and coordinate outreach to and recruitment of potential members
- Keep contact with Advisory Panel members to maintain engagement excessive
- Lead mission growth for brand spanking new initiatives that emerge from Board and Advisory Panel discussions.
- Solicit Advisory Panel enter and participation in new initiatives requested by state authorities.
- Establish alternatives for Companions to have interaction with initiatives/briefings/occasions inside CCST’s mission.
15% Keep common interactions with related exterior communities.
- Take part in skilled associations related to CCST’s pursuits
- Meet repeatedly with state legislators, members of their staffs, members of the manager department, and others with science and expertise pursuits.
- Attend related briefings, conferences, and web site visits.
- MS required and PhD most popular or six years of equal mixture of schooling and expertise.
- Expertise presenting to and speaking with inside and exterior audiences.
- Expertise in California public coverage.
- Glorious interpersonal expertise, with potential to work as a group member inside a longtime workplace construction.
- A robust sense of accountability, together with dedication to organizing, prioritizing, and planning work actions in line with established timelines and schedules, and the power to anticipate points in carrying out work and speaking prematurely to affected events.
- Acknowledged potential to fulfill a number of deadlines by sustaining a excessive stage of group.
- A robust community inside related coverage making, college and philanthropic communities in California in addition to expertise frequently constructing networks, facilitating efficient conferences, and constructing capability.
- Self-starting, impartial employee who can thrive in a busy and motivated group.
- Robust organizational expertise and a focus to element.
$70,000 – $105,000
- Aggressive wage and 401Ok match
- Medical, dental, and imaginative and prescient insurance coverage choices
- Snack-filled kitchen (principally wholesome, all very tasty)
- Big nonprofit imaginative and prescient (we want you to construct the longer term and do significant work day by day that motivates you)
Functions will likely be accepted till the place is stuffed. Software evaluate will start January 2, 2020.