Tallgrass Prairie Center


Roadside-related job openings

Are you interested in learning and experiencing roadside management? See job listings and scholarships below. 

  • 2020 Association for Integrated Roadside Management Matt Sherman Scholarship application. Two $500 scholarships are available for students studying natural resources and native plants. The application deadline is June 26, 2020.
  • Summer AmeriCorps member - two positions - University of Northern Iowa Tallgrass Prairie Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa.
    • Position Description: Two positions are available for May 18-August 21, 2020. Duties will include traveling to Prairie on Farms and roadside sites to document plant establishment, assisting with maintenance of seed production plots, assisting with outreach events, taking pictures and videos of sites and people, and other duties.
  • 11-month AmeriCorps member - two positions - University of Northern Iowa Tallgrass Prairie Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa.​
    • Position Description: Two positions are available for mid-September 2020 to mid-August 2021. The positions offer opportunities for members to apply and/or expand their skills in mass communications, marketing, and networking. The members will help the Iowa Roadside Management program and other programs at the Tallgrass Prairie Center tell their story and expand their reach.


      IRVM Technician in Story Countycontrolled burnField work

       Photo credit: Story County Conservation