Director, Oregon Natural Resources Education Program – Oregon State University

The College of Forestry and the Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Program invite applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month fixed term Director of the Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (Manager 1 – Outreach & Engagement.) This position is located on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Oregon.

The Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (ONREP) is an externally funded unit that provides a variety of educational programs and services to K-12 school teachers and other non-formal educators throughout Oregon. The programs and services involve conservation education, including the award-winning Project Learning Tree, Project WILD, and Project Aquatic WILD. ONREP consists of a full-time Director, a Program Coordinator, and a part-time Office Specialist. ONREP shares a strong working relationship with the new Oregon Outdoor School Program, which is also located on the OSU campus.

The primary responsibilities of the Director are to provide program leadership, develop priorities and work plans, secure resources, promote partnerships and collaborations, ensure program visibility, supervise program staff, manage budgets, prepare reports, and ensure high quality programs with strong and reportable impacts. Position duties are categorized as follows: 35% program leadership, 25% program management, 20% program development, 10% office and personnel management, and 10% professional development.

Oregon State University is committed to practicing and delivery of tools for state-of-the-science interaction and
Engagement of partners and stakeholders.

This position is required to use modern learning tools, employ and practice engaged scholarship, promote integration of programs across disciplines that are demand-driven and use open source tools that continually align with innovation and shifts in educational program delivery.
Active and effective communication with staff and key stakeholders is critical to the success of this position. The position will require travel.

Oregon State University and the OSU Extension Service are committed to maintaining and enhancing a collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity. All employees of Extension are responsible for helping to ensure that these commitments are achieved. In addition, all faculty members will design, develop, maintain and/or carry out Extension programs to ensure that all people have equal program participation opportunities.
OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.
For more information and to apply, visit:
https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/72177
Posting #P02745UF Closing Date 03/03/2019

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