Director of Forest Restoration Operations and Biomass Utilization, Ecological Restoration Inst. -
Director of Forest Restoration Operations and Biomass Utilization, Ecological Restoration Inst. - 603274
Northern Arizona University’s Office of Ecological Restoration Institute is seeking to fill the position of Director of Forest Restoration Operations and Biomass Utilization (DFO). This position is responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and evaluation of all the ERI’s forest operations and biomass utilization programs in accordance with the ERI and NAU strategic plans and annual work plans set out by the organization. As a member of the senior management team, the DFO participates in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives; works collaboratively to develop outreach strategies to meet goals; supports on-going ERI research and outreach on federal, state, tribal, and private lands; and will assist in the development of forest operations and wood utilization innovation strategies. Collaboration and program leadership with all federal and state land management agencies, industry partners, the public, and other affected organizations is paramount in accomplishing implementation of the forest operations and biomass utilization campus at NAU. He/she works within the guidelines, policies and mission of the ERI and Northern Arizona University and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned. This position is subject to funding, incumbent is not eligible for layoff or recall status. This position reports to the Executive Director, and required frequent travel, hours of work may vary to include early mornings, late evenings and weekends.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Biology, or Natural Resources or related field and 10 years of directly related work experience in forest operations or other experience pertinent to this position; or Master’s degree in Forestry, Biology, or Natural Resources or related and 5 years of directly related work experience in forest operations or other experience pertinent to this position; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or work experience.
Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Application Deadline: July 27, 2017 at 11:59 pm.
Please see nau.jobs for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online! NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.