Manager-Forestry & Natural Resource Extension Fire Program – Oregon State University, Corvallis

The Forestry & Natural Resource (FNR) Extension Fire Program is seeking a Manager of the FNR Extension Fire Program. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Senior Associate Dean and Extension Program Leader.

The Manager of the Forestry & Natural Resource (FNR) Extension Fire Program will manage the day-to-day operations of the FNR Extension Fire Program. The position will be responsible for activities such as website development and maintenance, communications and marketing, planning and reporting, employee training and development, partnership relations and more. The incumbent will represent the Program on various committees and task forces, and be a spokesperson for the Program to the media. This position is located in Corvallis with statewide responsibilities, and is housed within the Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Program and the College of Forestry at Oregon State University.

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

This faculty member 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. 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.

Application procedure: To view the posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs/ and search for posting #P03454UF.  Direct questions to Dr. Janean Creighton, Associate Professor, and Search Committee Chair at 541-737-1049 (janean.creighton@oregonstate.edu).  Posting will close on January 30, 2020, with a full consideration date of 01/17/20.  Oregon State University is located in Corvallis, a vibrant college town of 54,500 in the heart of western Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Corvallis consistently ranks among the best and safest cities to live in the U.S., as well as among the most environmentally responsible.

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