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Akamai Program Manager

THIS POSITION IS BASED IN HILO, HI

The Akamai Program Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Akamai Internship Program, as well as other related programs offered through the partnership of University of California Observatories (UCO) and the University of Hawaii at Hilo (UHH). Management of programs includes recruitment, application, selection, and placement of program participants. The Akamai Internship is aimed at workforce development for astronomical facilities in Hawaii. The Program Manager uses their technical and scientific background to help prospective mentors scope out potential internship projects, match applicant qualifications to projects, and coach interns on formally presenting project results. The Program Manager may work on related programs, which are all aimed at college level and above, and are run outside of the formal classroom. The Program Manager works under the direction of the Director of the Akamai Workforce Initiative at UCO, with co-supervision from the Associate Director at UHH.

Initial Review Date: 06/17/2024

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Lick Observatory Public Programs Assistant

THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT LICK OBSERVATORY, MOUNT HAMILTON, CA

Under supervision of the Visitor Services Supervisor, the incumbent(s) will work individually or as part of a group to support the public programs at Lick Observatory, located 23 miles east of San Jose at 4,200 feet elevation. Programs include the annual Music of the Spheres summer concert series comprising a musical performance, scientific talk and public viewing through the 36″ and 40″ telescopes, Evening with the Stars series (science lectures and viewing through the telescopes), Public Evening Tours, Photography Nights, and other events throughout the year. The incumbent(s) will be responsible for greeting the public at Lick Observatory events, directing traffic and parking, as well as set-up and tear-down of equipment before and after events.

Initial Review Date: 02/19/2024

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