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Ad Title: Natural Resources Supervisor - Application Deadline Approaching
Location: Golden, CO
Post Date: 05/07/20
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Description:
Purpose
Are you seeking more than a paycheck on your new adventure?

Then Jefferson County wants to bring your attention to a position that we currently have open here in the County. If you're a collaborative leader with proven experience, Jefferson County Open Space is currently hiring a Natural Resources Supervisor. This position provides you the opportunity to work for a county that thrives on working collaboratively and overcoming challenges. We are seeking a game changer -- a proven leader with a commitment to the vision, goals and objectives of Jefferson County Open Space with respect to outdoor recreation, land conservation, and wildlife protection.

As the Natural Resources Supervisor you will plan, organize, and supervise the professional management and stewardship of natural resources on Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) properties. You will assign, coordinate, and direct all Natural Resources Management activities and programs, including forest management, prescribed fire, ecological restoration, weed and pest management, and wildlife management. You will lead others in developing approaches that promote best practices in natural resource management, and which achieve organizational objectives.
About Jefferson County:
A career with Jefferson County Government offers the best candidates career growth and a diverse workforce. More than a paycheck, your job enriches the lives of the citizens of Jefferson County. Jefferson County is a major stop along RTD's new Light Rail West Line.

Living and working in Jefferson County offers the quintessential Colorado lifestyle sought after by many. Residents enjoy easy access to mountain activities such as hiking, skiing and rafting, while also being able to take advantage of the eclectic amenities offered by the greater metropolitan Denver area.

Located at the heart of the foothills of Golden, city life, bike paths, hiking and adventure are just a step away. When you're ready to learn, grow, and make a contribution to your community, find your career with us.

Essential Duties
As the Supervisor for Natural Resources you will,

Assign, train, direct and supervise the natural resource management activities of staff, consultants and contractors.
Oversee land and water management activities, mapping and classification of plant communities and habitats, implementation of baseline ecological inventories and monitoring
Formulate policies, procedures, plans, standards for existing and new natural resources management programs.
Develop annual work plans, goals, objectives, schedules and budgets for the Natural Resources Team.
Develop and assess short and long-term management strategies for the county's open space parks and stewardship programs.
Collaborate with federal, state and local agencies, county departments, external organizations, and volunteers to develop projects, grant proposals, and implement plans and policies related to natural resource management.
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Ad Title: SOS National Curator Position - Chicago Botanical Gardens
Location: Position is located at the Bureau of Land Manageme
Post Date: 03/05/20
Contact: Kayri Havens
State: ID
Email: mailto:khavens@chicagobotanic.org
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Description:
Overview: To coordinate and implement seed collection and banking activities nationally for Seeds of Success and provide curation for the National Collection, within the Plant Conservation and Restoration Program of BLM, communicating with a wide variety of audiences including federal, state, local, and tribal agencies and elected officials; non-governmental organizations and interest groups; industry; traditional and new media outlets; public land users; and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities: Provide coordination for the Seeds of Success project to collect and bank seeds from native plant taxa across the U.S.
2. Train and coordinate staff/cooperators/interns on seed collection.
3. Manage data related to the National Collection.
4. Provide analysis on the National Collection, using GIS, in order to strategically add taxa and populations for collection.
5. Teach classes and provide lectures in support of native seed banking.
6. Prepare grant proposals to provide financial support for Seeds of Success.

Key Cooperative Relationships: Botanic Garden and BLM staff; SOS cooperators; CLM interns and technicians for SOS; federal, state and regional land managers; conservation, stewardship and restoration groups.
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Ad Title: Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor focused on “Water-related Resilience”
Location: Penn State
Post Date: 12/07/19
Contact: Patricia Kucker, Chair, Landscape Architecture Fac
State: PA
Email: pck25@psu.edu
Description:
Penn State’s Department of Landscape Architecture and the Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) jointly seek an outstanding new faculty focused on “water-related resilience” to fulfill goals of the IEE, the Penn State Water Faculty Consortium, and the Department. The disciplinary home will be the Department of Landscape Architecture; the position is co-funded through Penn State University’s Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE), http://www.iee.psu.edu/. Note that this is one of four new IEE co-hires focusing on water at Penn State: https://iee.psu.edu/water. We specifically seek a 36-week tenure-track faculty member with research and design expertise in aquatic ecology focusing on coastal, riverine, and wetland system resilience. Candidates should possess substantial expertise and capacity to analyze existing water issues, develop proposals to address those issues in environmental designs that are both functional and experiential, and assess the outcomes. They further must show evidence of success in teaching and be enthusiastic team players who thrive in collaborative environments. They should be collaborative leaders who will promote and enhance excellence and innovation in interdisciplinary research. We further seek a faculty member who will contribute to a climate that embraces excellence and diversity: evidence of a commitment to working collegially with individuals from diverse backgrounds is required. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups. This unique new position responds directly to Penn State’s forthcoming emphasis on “Empowering Resilience.” Additionally, the position is firmly grounded in the missions and intentions of both participating units:1 -The Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) foster and facilitate interdisciplinary scholarship and collaboration to positively impact important energy and environmental challenges (http://www.iee.psu.edu/about/). Penn State’s Water Faculty consortium of over 100 university-wide water scientists, researchers, and educators have led decades of high impact research, education, and service addressing the many dimensions of water, from basic to applied (https://water.psu.edu/) . 2 -The mission of the Department of Landscape Architecture is “inspired work grounded in commitment to environmental and social good” (https://stuckeman.psu.edu/larch/);and the goal of E+D: Ecology plus Design, our new center-in-development,is “Research activated design intervention that significantly improves the ecological health of the designed world” (https://issuu.com/stuckemanschool/docs/eplusd_symposium_vol1_single-pages). The successful candidate will work with faculty and students on existing water research and curricular initiatives in Landscape Architecture as well as build new initiatives and programs in conjunction with the IEE mission. Specifically, this faculty member will:Enthusiastically and effectively engage in transdisciplinary research initiatives focused on water-related resilience, advancing Penn State’s accomplishments in water research and design;Address Penn State’s commitment to expanding student awareness of resilience issues and the College of Arts & Architecture’s commitment to delivering compelling general education by designing an online, interdomain general education course (arts/natural sciences) in “design for resilience;”Teach upper-level, interdisciplinary design studios and/or water-related resilience electives, as well as guide graduate students studying water resilience in design and environmental science majors.
Required qualifications include a professional degree in environmental design (landscape architecture, architecture, civil engineering, etc.) and a track record of ecological research and/or design in water-related resilience demonstrated by degree or experience.PhD is preferred.Penn State is a multi-campus, land grant, public research university that educates students from around the world and supports individuals and communities through teaching, research, and service. With over $800 million in annual research expenditures, Penn State ranks among the top 20 U. S. research universities. The University Park campus is located within State College, PA, which was recently ranked number 5 in a ranking of top college towns by the American Institute for Economic Research, and number 15 in a ranking of the Safest College Towns in America by Safewise. For more information visit www.statecollegepa.us and www.statecollege.com.Located in a valley in the Appalachian Mountains, in Centre County, Pennsylvania, employment at Penn State offers incredible opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the central Pennsylvania outdoors combined with all the culture, sports, and entertainment a large university community can bring, and is a 3-4 hour drive from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Washington DC. The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more. To apply, submit a letter that includes a statement of interest in the teaching and research central to this position, a curriculum vitae, representative samples of research and/or creative works(20 MB maximum), a statement of teaching philosophy and/or research philosophy, and contact information for three references to Penn State’s electronic job management system (EJMS): https://psu.jobs, job #92405.For full consideration, submissions must be received by February 15; however, the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Patricia Kucker, Chair, Landscape Architecture Faculty Search Committee, pck25@psu.edu. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups. See http://police.psu.edu/annual-security-reports to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety matters and policies and explains how to request a paper copy of the Annual Security Report.
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