Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Forestry & Natural Resources CE Advisor
University or Organization :
University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
State or Territory :
California
Application Deadline :
Nov 19, 2018
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Forestry & Natural Resources CE Advisor
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Location :
Quincy, California
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Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with experience
Start Date:
None Stated
Description:
The Cooperative Extension (CE) advisor for forestry and natural resources will conduct a locally-based extension, education and applied research program to address high priority issues with focus on forest resource management and the sustainable use of forest resources in the three counties. Important issues to be addressed include sustainable forest stewardship, forest fuels management, fire resilience, forest restoration, water quality, fire-wise communities education, carbon sequestration, invasive species, pest management, air quality and public education . The CE advisor will work with landowners, government and non-government agencies to reduce risks of wildfire and manage post-wildfire revegetation; focus on making healthier communities by providing access to the research and education of the University to support the sustainability of the natural environments; and work to improve the Californians understanding of forest ecology and management to foster sustainable productive use of forests. Key clientele include local Fire Safe Councils, the California Society of American Foresters, Northern California Prescribed Fire Council, Forest Landowners of California, the California Fire Science Consortium, Registered Professional Foresters, forest management companies, private forest landowners and concerned citizens.ACADEMIC EXPECTATIONS: All UC ANR CE academic appointees are responsible for performance in the areas of 1) applied research and creative activity, 2) extending knowledge and information, 3) professional competence and activity and 4) University and public service. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: An understanding of and commitment to UC ANRs affirmative action goals and commitments is expected of all CE advisors. Compliance with affirmative action policies includes supporting outreach efforts to underserved and underrepresented audiences. UC ANR Affirmative Action policy and information can be found at: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/Diversity/Affirmative_Action/
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Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
SALARY: Beginning salary will be in the Cooperative Extension Assistant Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding Cooperative Extension Advisor salary scales, please refer to the University of California website: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/286596.pdf
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ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Required Qualifications:Programmatic competenceA minimum of an earned master's degree, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, in forest management, forest ecology, wild land fire science, watershed management or other closely related fields, is required by the appointment start date. Applicants who are currently enrolled in a masters program must be within 12 months of completing their degree in order to be considered.Demonstrate a sound understanding of applied forest managementThis position requires that the candidate possess experience in forest management practices so that they are capable of taking and passing the California Registered Professional Foresters Licensing examination within five years of being appointed.CommunicationExcellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are required. Extension experience is desirable.Collaboration, Teamwork & FlexibilityDemonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a team member with other professionalsWillingness and ability to embrace change as clientele and organizational needs evolve.Desired Qualifications:A general familiarity with Northern California forest conditions as they relate to its many societal and ecological variables is desireable.
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Kimberly Ingram
Phone Number with Area Code :
5307501282
Application Instructions :
HOW TO APPLY: To be considered, applicants must electronically submit the following six components of the Application Packet to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu1.Cover Letter2. ANR Academic Application Form from the ANR website at: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/278846.pdfPlease do not send letters of reference.3.CV or Resume4. Statement of Contributions to Diversity: Please submit a 1-page Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through personal experience, teaching, research, extension, professional activity, and/or service. This should include how you would ensure that all potential clientele have access and benefit from your program.5. Statement of Research and Extension Interests: Please submit a 2-page Statement of Research and Extension Interests including how your current and/or past research and extension experience could contribute to, or be applicable to, the needs of the local community. Provide examples of potential goals and outcomes from your research and extension activities6.College Level Transcripts: Electronic transcripts or legible scanned copies (PDF) of original transcripts will be accepted. Transcripts must identify course work completed, grades earned, degrees conferred and confer dates.