This position provides administrative support to the University of Minnesota's Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative, based at the Cloquet Forestry Center. Responsibilities include event planning, marketing, communications and other administrative duties. The Administrative Specialist is also responsible for tracking and reporting Continuing Forestry Education credits for attendees of SFEC and approved educational events.
We are accepting applications until March 20, 2017. For a detailed position description and application procedures, visit http://employment.umn.edu and search for Exec Oper/Stud Svs Spec – 315879.
Position Overview / Responsibilities:
30% - Communications
30% - Data Management and Accounting
30% - Event Planning
10% - Programmatic Support
This is a full-time, annually renewable for 40 hours per week, based at the University of Minnesota’s Cloquet Forestry Center. The position does sometimes require working flexible hours and may include a few nights per year of overnight travel. Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Travel: Some travel in a personal vehicle will be required. Travel reimbursement will follow University policy.
About the Department
The Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative (SFEC), located at the University of Minnesota’s Cloquet Forestry Center, has been offering continuing education opportunities to natural resource professionals in a broad range of fields - forest ecology and management, wildlife biology, forest hydrology, botany, best management practices, technology transfer, human dimensions, and others since 1997. These offerings include webinars, symposia, field days, workshops, and conferences. As an educational cooperative administered and supported by the University of Minnesota, SFEC has over 40 member organizations. Our offerings are designed to advance sound, well informed natural resource management based on member needs and issues. Most of our offerings are held in Minnesota, but we occasionally offer events throughout the Upper Midwest and adjacent Canadian provinces.
How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online. A complete job posting and application instructions are at http://employment.umn.edu under Exec Oper/Stud Svs Spec – 315879.
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