Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Director of the Oregon Integrated Pest Management Center
University or Organization :
Oregon State University, College of Agricultural Sciences
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Application Deadline :
Feb 21, 2021
Descriptive Job Title :
Director of the Oregon Integrated Pest Management Center
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Location :
Corvallis, Oregon
Area, Department or Unit :
The College of Agricultural Sciences
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Salary to Commensurate with Training, Education and Experience
Start Date:
Apr 01, 2021
The College of Agricultural Science invites applicants for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Director of the Oregon Integrated Pest Management Center (OIPMC). This appointment includes indefinite tenure on a 9-month basis at 1.00 FTE at the rank of Professor in an appropriate unit of the College of Agricultural Sciences. The Director provides overall leadership and administration of OIPMC, including fiscal and personnel oversight, ensures high quality extension and research programs at the OIPMC, fosters research and outreach efforts of the staff, establishes priorities and long range plans, works with external advisory committees and participates in community and industry meetings. The Director oversees a center with potential for over 5+ employees and over 50 OSU affiliated faculty from across the state. The Director provides fiscal oversight for the center budget (currently over $1 million in state and contract support) encompassing faculty, personnel, and research at multiple locations, and aims to maintain current support while seeking new sources of funding. The successful candidate is expected to maintain applied scholarly activity in relation to research and/or outreach. The Director promotes collaboration among on-and off-campus faculty, other departments, branch stations and industry in agriculture and natural resources disciplines. The Director will establish and maintain strong ties with stakeholders and will be a recognized national and international leader in integrated pest management. The incumbent must demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Extension of the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Position Category:
Administrator 1 - Tenured Dir
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
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Minimum education level :
Ph.D. degree in weed science, entomology, integrated pest management, plant pathology, toxicology, weed science, pesticide science, or a closely related IPM discipline.
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Application URL:
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Contact :
Melody Larson
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Application Instructions :
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 21, 2021. When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents: 1) A resume/CV, finalists will be required to give an open presentation which will include the distribution of their resume/CV; and 2) A cover letter, must speak to each required qualification and how their experiences have prepared them to carry out the duties of this position. You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process. For additional information please contact: Melody Larson at OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.