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Working Title: Associate Director and Coordinator, Pesticide Safety and Environmental
Appointment: Admin Consultant/Analyst 2 (9341A2), Professional and Administrative, Full-time
Location: University of Minnesota, St. Paul campus
Program Area: Extension Center for Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR)
Reports To: Dean, University of Minnesota Extension (or delegate)
Application Review: March 10, 2019 initial deadline; Open until filled
The University of Minnesota Extension is the major outreach arm of the University of Minnesota, a land grant institution with a mission to serve the public through applied research and education. The mission of the University of Minnesota Extension is making a difference by connecting community needs and University resources to address critical issues in Minnesota. https://extension.umn.edu/
ABOUT THIS POSITION
As a senior manager of the Pesticide Safety and Environmental Education (PSEE) program, this person is expected to work closely with the Extension administration to strategically integrate the program’s research, Extension, and education activities. Key roles of the position include:
· Providing strategic direction for the PSEE program
· Managing PSEE’s operations, budgets and staff
· Integrating programming with PSEE coordinators and Extension faculty.
The PSEE program provides statewide education and leadership for pesticide-related topics of safety, health, security and environmental protection using integrated pest management and occupational safety frameworks with substantial economic and quality of life impacts. The PSEE program provides education for Minnesota’s 17,000 certified farmers and other agricultural producers through its Private Pesticide Applicator Training program (PPAT).
The PSEE program is seeking a person capable of working with staff and partners at the University of Minnesota and beyond to provide pesticide safety leadership. This person will also have experience in a discipline that builds on the technical foundation of the program, its staff, and partners. (See qualifications for more specifics.) This position reports to, and is accountable to, the dean (or delegate) of University of Minnesota Extension for program vision and goals, performance evaluation and personnel direction.
For more information on responsibilities and qualifications, see the PSEE Associate Dean-Coordinator full job description.
Major Areas of Responsibility
If candidate has an advanced degree, education may be substituted for experience.
This position is a full-time, 12-month, annually renewable, academic professional and administrative (P&A) appointment; reappointment contingent upon successful performance and availability of funding. Reimbursement for travel and subsistence is available in accordance with University policy. (Must use personal cell phone, provide own means for traveling throughout the state, and legally required vehicle insurance. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Job Opening ID: 328736
Applications must be submitted online. Please apply at: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/328736
To be considered for this position, please click on the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position. Please include the following attachments with your online application:
· Cover letter
Three professional references and transcripts for all college work (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) may be required during the interview process.
Additional documents may be attached after the application by accessing your “My Job Applications” page and uploading documents there.
To request an accommodation during the application process, please email email@example.com or call 612-624-UOHR (8647).
For questions about applying online, contact:
Tiffany McMillan, Extension Human Resources
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For questions about this position, contact:
Joel Larson, Associate Director, Extension Water Resources
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
The University of Minnesota Extension shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.