Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Northeast SARE Associate Director
University or Organization :
University of Vermont Extension
State or Territory :
Application Deadline :
Sep 15, 2019
Descriptive Job Title :
Northeast SARE Associate Director
Keywords separated by commas :
sustainable agriculture, grants, management, farming, leadership
Location :
South Burlington, Vermont
Area, Department or Unit :
Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program
Full/Part Time :
Salary :
Salaried (with benefits package)
Start Date:
Jan 02, 2020
The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program seeks applications for an Associate Director who will manage a wide range of administrative and operational functions as part of the program's leadership team. Northeast SARE is a 12-state competitive grants program funded by USDA with an annual budget of $8.3 million. This position supervises and supports 5 program staff, coordinates grant proposal review teams, assists grantees with administration of projects, works with an administrative council to assure overall program effectiveness, monitors program finances, and provides public information about the program. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, understand sustainable agriculture and grant making, and be eager to work with a diversity of people. This University of Vermont Extension position is full-time, with significant benefits, located in South Burlington, VT. Desired start date is Jan 2, 2020. The deadline to apply is Sept 15, 2019.
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Minimum education level :
Masters Degree in a discipline related to sustainable agriculture.
Years of experience :
Three years of program management experience related to this position.
Travel Requirements:
Must be able to travel to meetings.
Other Requirements:
Non-standard work hours are required.


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Contact :
Vern Grubinger
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Application Instructions :
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