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Gene Ferrick <[log in to unmask]>
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Part-Time, Undergraduate or Graduate student, Hourly Position

Functional Title: Meeting Facilitator
Category Status: Part-Time, Term Appointment, academic year 2012-2013,
summer 2013
Location: University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and sites in the
Mid-Atlantic Region
Salary: $11.00/hr (undergraduate rate)
 

Nature and Purpose:
This part-time position for the academic year 2012/2013 offers the
opportunity for the student to gain
experience as part of a scientific investigative team. The student will
function as the facilitator during meetings where members of a community
work
collaboratively to develop an understanding of their flood risk. During
these
meetings, one of two computer-assisted decision support systems will be
tested
for its effectiveness. The main function of the Meeting Facilitator will be
similar to that of a teaching assistant.
 

Duties and Responsibilities:
Become familiar with the project protocol for both treatments
(i.e. the two computer-assisted decision support systems). Attend training
sessions.
During the community meetings, introduce the project and
facilitate collaborative learning among the
meeting participants. Wrap-up the meeting and encourage completion of the
post-meeting surveys.
 

For a more detailed job description, contact Beth Olsen, doctoral
candidate, UM Marine, Estuarine, and
Environmental Science Program at E-mail: [log in to unmask]
 

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