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Posted 13 December 2018.

Western Integrated Pest Management Center Academic Coordinator III

Job Posting #4265


Description of the Job

Job Title: Western Integrated Pest Management Center Academic Coordinator III

Institution: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR)

Location: Davis, California

Description: The University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources is seeking a Director to assume leadership for its Western IPM Center within the UC Statewide IPM Program. The Director will:

1. Provide overall leadership of the Western IPM Center, with responsibility for its successful management and operations, including supervision of Western IPM Center staff.

2. Collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to identify regional IPM need and objectives and formulate strategies to address important IPM issues.

3. Communicate with the WIPMC Advisory Committee and represent the Western IPM Center to other agencies at the state, regional, and national levels to identify opportunities for collaboration.

4. Oversee official responses to federal agency information requests that will be prepared by the Center’s regional Network Coordinators and other state contacts.

Qualifications (Required):

Administrative Performance:

• A minimum of a Master’s Degree is required in an appropriate scientific discipline, and professional background in any of the following pest management fields; entomology, plant pathology, weed science, nematology, and vertebrate pest management.

• A minimum of four years’ experience leading or managing a program, obtaining and managing competitive grants, and supervising staff. Collaboration, Teamwork & Flexibility

• Experience in building collaborative efforts among diverse stakeholders.

• Willingness and ability to embrace change as clientele and organizational needs evolve.

• The ability to effectively collaborate and work in teams. Communication

• Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

• An earned doctorate in an appropriate scientific discipline.

• Knowledge of the diverse agriculture in the Western U.S.

• Experience with federal grant sources.

Materials Applicants Should Provide: To be considered, applicants must submit the following five components of the application packet to

1. Cover letter

2. Application

3. CV

4. Statement of contributions to diversity

5. transcripts.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Deadline for Application: 2/15/2019

Description of Institution

Institution: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR)

Institution Description: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR), is the statewide division of the University of California that administers Cooperative Extension, which is responsible for local program development and delivery throughout the state of California. University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) is a network of colleagues with a focus on research, education programs, and outreach to resolve local challenges in communities where they live and work. UC ANR is the bridge between local issues and the power of UC Research. UC ANR's CE advisors, CE specialists and Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) faculty develop and deliver practical, science-based solutions that contribute to healthy food systems, healthy environments, healthy communities, and healthy Californians.

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Point of Contact for this Job Posting

Name: Kimberly Ingram

Institution: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR)

Address: 2801 Second Street

City: Davis

State: California

Zip Code: 95618

Country: USA

Phone: 530-750-1282


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