Program Manager, Collaboratory in Climate Science, Internet2

Posted by: CAKE Team
Post Date: 12/13/2023
Opportunity Type: Job
Organization/Grantor: Internet2, Minority Serving-Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC)
Position/Title/Fund: Program Manager, Collaboratory in Climate Science
Type/Term: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $80,000 - $95,000
Deadline: Open until filled

Internet2 is a non-profit, member-driven advanced research and higher education technology community. Founded in 1996, Internet2 provides and delivers mission-critical technology services and programs. Internet2's core infrastructure components include the nation's largest and fastest network, cloud and security services that are influenced, customized, and designed to address the unique needs of technology leaders in research and education. Internet2 serves and supports U.S. and international institutions, government agencies, regional and state education networks, leading industry providers, and national research and education network partners across more than 100 countries. Internet2 services and programs support their educational, research and community service mission and enhance how individuals communicate, collaborate, and innovate. 

The Minority Serving - Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) envisions a transformational partnership to promote advanced cyberinfrastructure capabilities at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). This will be accomplished through a variety of community-focused programming centered on workforce development, collaboration, research, and building capacity among institutions. The MS-CC is currently funded by National Science Foundation grant awards.

 The MS-CC recently received additional funding through its Proof-of-Concept Grant (PoCG) program to develop a Collaboratory in Climate Science, and is searching for an enthusiastic, collaborative and dynamic  Program Manager who can collaborate with faculty, staff, and students at HBCUs and TCUs to successfully deliver communications and program activities driven by the primary goal of making a significant, positive difference in the awareness, access, and use of cyberinfrastructure resources for Climate Science research at HBCU and TCUs. You may learn more about the Collaboratory here:  

 The Program Manager will work in close collaboration with the MS-CC PoCG Team to support the development and logistics of internships, meetings, workshops, and other programming focused on climate science.


  • Development and coordination of the programmatic activities for student and faculty, and the coordination of a steering committee, including but not limited to campus-based internship programs and training  
  • Coordinating small to medium scale workshops and conferences.
  • Proposing and developing solutions to improve program quality and/or efficiency
  • Assessing the strengths and gaps in preparing students and faculty for participation in the activities supported by the Collaboratory
  • Tracking of program tasks, milestones, and coordination of the steering committee and the various program-specific events


  • Degree in Business Administration or STEM related field. 
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • A minimum of 4 years of work experience in program management within higher education or a non-profit organization, with a focus on program implementation, customer service and outreach activities. 
  • A deep commitment to improving access and inclusion within higher education technology
  • Ability to travel to HBCU and/or TCU campuses 7-10 days per month
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. 


  • HBCU or TCU alumnus or direct experience working at HBCUs and/or TCUs
  • Experience leading the coordination and logistics for university internship programs
  • Familiarity with climate science programs
  • Experience supporting complex, multi-institutional collaborations

As a full-time employee, you will be eligible to participate in Internet2’s employee benefits program effective on your start date in accordance with the terms and conditions of each plan.  The program currently includes medical, dental, life, vision and disability insurances, a health spending account program, sick time, vacation time and a tax deferred retirement plan.  The salary range for this position is $80,000 - $95,000.