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Company:
The University of Vermont
Division:
Extension
City:
South Burlington
State:
Vermont
County:
Chittenden
Country:
USA
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Posted: 02/14/2020
Northeast SARE Grant Coordinator
Salary: $39,000 - $74,100

The University of Vermont seeks applications for a Grant Coordinator with the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Northeast SARE is a 12-state competitive grants program, hosted by the University of Vermont and funded by USDA. More information about the program can be found at: www.northeastsare.org.

The Grant Coordinator position manages the Graduate Student Research Grant program and Research for Novel Approaches in Sustainable Agriculture Grant program. Together, these grant programs make about 50 awards annually, totaling $2 million. This is a 12-month, full-time professional staff position with full benefits, located at the University of Vermont Extension’s South Burlington office. The desired start date is August 3, 2020.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information how they will further this goal.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree with two to four years of experience conducting applied research projects in a field related to sustainable agriculture; familiarity with principles and practices of sustainable agriculture research; the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences; experience producing written reports and managing data using spreadsheets; and the ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, work with a team, and coordinate projects. For a full job description and to complete an application, go to www.uvmjobs.com, posting #39915. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2020. Questions about the position may be directed to northeastsare@uvm.edu.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.