Job Summary: The Associate Director of Science and Data functions as a Senior Level Manager reporting directly to the Director/State Forester of the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) and will serve as Acting Director, in the absence of the Director when needed. As a member of the CSFS Leadership Team, the Associate Director of Science and Data shares the responsibility for all services performed by the CSFS and will be responsible for establishing the strategic direction and long term objectives and goals for the CSFS. The Associate Director will also serve as a member of the Executive Budget Committee, where they will be responsible for analyzing financial resources to ensure CSFS program objectives are met.
The Associate Director will provide leadership, program oversight, coordination and administration of statewide science and data programs, policies, and procedures in the following areas: Geospatial Data Management, Forest Inventory and Analysis, Forest Insect and Disease Monitoring, Warner College Liaison activities, and Science Delivery. The staff that they oversee are responsible for programmatic budgets ranging from $200,000 to 1.5 million, totaling over 2.5 million and spanning multiple years of funding. They are responsible for coordinating with the Director and other Associate Directors to ensure agency staff is keeping current with emerging science and technology. Additionally, they are responsible for planning the work to be assigned and accomplished by staff, and establishes production or quality standards for the staff’s work.
Required Job Qualifications:
* A Bachelor’s degree (or greater) in forestry, natural resources, geography, or related biological or physical sciences will be considered.
* Five years of progressive experience in the administration of forestry and natural resource-related programs.
* Four years of experience in direct management of staff with demonstrated ability to manage personnel,
budgets, daily operations, and/or specialized projects.
* Successful applicants must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.
File Reference: 2018-1
Position Title: Associate Director of Science and Data
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Salary: $75,000-80,000, commensurate with experience
Employment Status: This full-time, regular appointment will be a Colorado State University Administrative Professional employee.
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applicants should submit all application materials by 11:59pm on January 16, 2018 for full consideration.
To apply and for a complete position announcement, please review the following website: http://csfs.colostate.edu/employment/.
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.