Director of Ecosystem Management ~

20 de marzo de 2005

Director of Ecosystem Management

Acts as a PhD restoration ecologist responsible for scientifically- informed restoration and management of new and existing natural areas projects and staff on and adjacent to the UCSB Campus. Closely interacts with faculty and students in the departments of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Environmental Studies, and the Bren School to apply biological and other technical expertise for managing the local ecosystems. The Director of Ecosystem Management performs as direct manager of the North Bluff, Storke Wetlands and Campus Lagoon projects, but will also seek out and oversee new projects and associated project managers as they come online. The incumbent is responsible for writing grants to enhance and study these areas, develop master plans for the Natural Areas and sensitive habitats, and when appropriate, publishing results from these studies in scientific journals. He/she interacts with undergraduate student interns working within the natural areas, and contributes to the weekly restoration seminar. Lastly, the Director of Ecosystem Management interacts with the campus administration, regulatory agencies, and the local community.
PhD in restoration ecology, ecology, conservation biology or appropriately related field. Experience in grant submission and demonstrates working familiarity with regulatory agencies. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively work with a diverse group of individuals.
The position pays up to 56K in salary. Although it is open till filled, we will begin to review applications April 11. For more information and to apply, visit

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