Forestry & Natural Resources Program Coordinator
Master Woodland Manager Program and
Women Owning Woodlands Network (WOWNet)
Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Program
College of Forestry
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
The Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Program at Oregon State University (extension.forestry.oregonstate.edu) in Corvallis, Oregon seeks applicants for a Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR) Program Coordinator. This is a recurring 1.00 FTE, 12-month non-tenure-track Professional Faculty appointment to begin on October 1, 2014 or as soon thereafter as practicable. Position is annually renewable pending acceptable performance and availability of funding.
The Coordinator of the Master Woodland Manager Program and Women Owning Woodlands Network is tasked with all day to day coordination of these externally funded outreach programs, including maintaining social media, web sites, participant databases, newsletter and other correspondence, annual reporting of activities and accomplishments, conducting new educational programs, and increasing the growth and complexity of the programs. The Coordinator will produce educational materials and coordinate courses with Extension Agents throughout the state; coordinate one to three new MWM classes each year; provide technical and educational resources and work with Extension Agents to keep the MWM core curriculum relevant to the needs of the participants and the different regions of the state; conduct annual evaluations of program impact, prepare impact statements, and provide impact statements to participating agents; involve program participants in charitable giving to provide resources for future programs; guide WOWNet educational programs and provide assistance to the WOWNet membership; and maintain database and regular communications, including annual evaluations of activities and impacts.
Minimum requirements include: (a) Bachelor and Masters degrees, with at least one degree in Forestry or closely related Natural Resources field, (b) at least one year of work experience related to natural resource management and/or education, and (c) this position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence.
Preferred qualifications include: (a) experience in outreach or Extension educational program development and delivery, (b) demonstrated strength in communications, especially writing for general audiences, (c) ability to work in teams and with a variety of state and federal agency and non-governmental organization (NGO) partners, and (d) demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
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 share our vision of an inclusive community.
Application procedure: To view the posting and apply, go to jim.johnson). Applications will be accepted through August 10, 2014.
||James E. Johnson, Associate Dean & Program LeaderForestry & Natural Resources Extension
College of Forestry
Oregon State University Extension
109E Richardson Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331
Tel.: 541-737-8954, Fax: 541-737-3008