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Communications position vacancy

Note: Deadline has been extended to Feb. 9.

Manager, Communications and Information Management Program

Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Great Lakes Commission seeks a manager for its Communications and
Information Management Program with at least 5 years relevant
management experience and a demonstrated record of success in design and
administration of communications and information management
programs; outstanding fund-raising and financial management; personnel
management; a thorough knowledge of both conventional and electronic
communications technology and information management; innovative and
creative thinking; team building and group facilitation; and familiarity
with the Great Lakes region and relevant environmental protection,
resource management, transportation and economic development policy

Applicant must have at least a bachelor's degree in journalism,
communications, public policy or a related discipline. Master's
preferred. Must also possess training in computer science and/or
demonstrated familiarity with the Internet and associated public policy
applications, including data and information management. Familiarity and
supervisory experience with report/newsletter editing, design,
production and marketing, press release preparation and media relations
desired. Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability
to communicate with diverse audiences, including scientists, elected
officials, managers and the general public is essential.

Please send a cover letter, resume, salary history and expected salary
range, and three references to

    Dr. Michael J. Donahue, Executive Director
    Great Lakes Commission
    400 Fourth St.
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4816


This is a full-time, permanent position and offers a competitive salary
and benefits package.

The Great Lakes Commission is a nonpartisan, interstate compact agency
created by state and federal law and dedicated to promoting a strong
economy, clean environment and high quality of life for residents of the
eight-state Great Lakes region (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota,
New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin). The Commission consists of
state legislators, agency officials and governorsí appointees from its
member states, and also maintains a formal Observer program involving
U.S. and Canadian federal and provincial agencies, tribal authorities,
binational agencies and other regional interests. The Commission offices
are located in Ann Arbor, Michigan; its home page is http://www.glc.org.

The Great Lakes Commission is an equal opportunity employer and complies
with applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination. It is
the policy of the Commission that no person, on the basis of race,
gender, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, marital
status, handicap or prior military service status, shall be
discriminated against.