The Tallgrass Prairie Center restores native vegetation for the benefit of society and environment through research, education, and technology.

Job Opening--IRVM Program Manager

The TPC is currently in the process of searching for a new IRVM Program Manager.  Information about the position and instructions for application can be found here.

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IRVM Program Manager

Reports to the Tallgrass Prairie Center (TPC); manages the Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) program as a part of the TPC mission; works to increase statewide awareness of and participation in the IRVM program; provides support to roadside vegetation managers; identifies areas of need and works with TPC staff and other associates to write and produce IRVM educational materials; maintains regular communications with roadside vegetation management personnel; facilitates training, demonstration, and research projects; obtains funding for program implementation and special projects; and manages program office operations and maintains grant and bookkeeping records. Bachelor’s degree plus at least three years of experience developing and managing a suite of related projects to achieve measurable outcomes. Experience with county governments, public speaking, grant writing and administration; excellent written and oral communication skills; managing multiple accounts; and evidence of leadership also required. Master’s degree and coursework and/or experience in ecology, soils, environmental science, restoration, or natural resource conservation and management preferred. Student experience may be considered. Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by November 10, 2014 will be given first consideration.  For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu.  UNI is a smoke free campus.

The University of Northern Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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