Job Summary

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University or Organization :
Oregon State University
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Application Deadline :
Jan 31, 2021
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Agricultural, Research, Extension,
Location :
Aurora, OR
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North Willamette Research & Extension Center
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Salary is commensurate with education, training and experience
Start Date:
Jun 01, 2021
The North Willamette Research & Extension Center (NWREC) is seeking a Director. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.The purpose of this position is to serve as Director of the North Willamette Research and Extension Center. The Director serves at the pleasure of the Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS).Provide overall leadership and guidance for research and Extension programs at the NWREC, including supervision of faculty and staff, budget and fiscal planning and management, and farm and facilities operations.Stakeholder Relationships:Serve as CASs primary liaison with diverse local stakeholders providing high quality customer service with the local community.As primary liaison, develop and oversee budget processes and monitor fiscal activities in collaboration the Executive Associate Dean and the Chief Operating Officer of CAS.Build and maintain relationships with county, regional, state and federal elected and appointed officials and decision makers-including keeping them informed about OSUs activities and impacts in their communities.Manage broadly representative advisory councils to help identify critical issues, community needs and opportunities, while providing oversight and support for OSU programming within their purview.Work as a team member with appropriate Regional Extension Directors to prioritize and implement needs assessment findings for NWREC.Connect public to OSU resources, improving the Universitys presence and outreach in the community.Facilitate educational services and opportunities, including credit and noncredit, within the community.Develop and expand partnerships with educational leaders and providers in the community.Create opportunities for increased engagement between OSU and the community.Envision an expansion plan for NWREC and develop a long-term vision of where the Station can go in the futu
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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 31, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:1) A resume/CV; and2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.For additional information please contact: Dave Stone at or 503-872-6656OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.