JOB NO.: 94118-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Plant Sciences, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 94118-AS
Working Title: Outreach Specialist
Official Title: OUTREACH SPECIALIST(S92DN) or ASSOC OUTREACH SPEC(S92FN)
Hiring Department: A072600-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/AGRONOMY
Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 15, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $36,790 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
BS required, Masters preferred in Environmental Sciences, Restoration biology, Conservation Biology, or a closely related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Two years relevant experience is required. This individual must be familiar with:
1. Invasive species biology management and monitoring
2. Volunteer program development and management
3. Outreach/extension activities including oral presentations and developing written educational materials
License or certificate:
This position will primarily be responsible for coordinating the development and delivery of educational information for Wisconsin's First Detectors Network (http://fyi.uwex.edu/wifdn/) and managing volunteers in this program. The Wisconsin First Detector Network (WIFDN) is a citizen science network that empowers people to take action against invasive species through invasive species monitoring, management, and outreach
The position will also assist with extension projects conducted by Dr. Mark Renz.
Title prefix is dependent on relevant work experience.
Individual must be able to obtain a valid Wisconsin Driver's license and be able to conduct work outside under adverse conditions. Field activities may involve lifting equipment/material in excess of 50 lbs.
Instructions to applicants:
To begin the application process please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Apr 10 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Aug 15 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time