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Urban Forest Ecosystems Institute at Cal Poly

Aug 28, 2016
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- Urban Forestry Manager - Milwaukee - posting ends Sep 13, 2016
- Urban and Community Forestry Professor of Practice - posting ends Oct 10, 2016

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- Community and Replacement Tree Manager - FUF Posting   Removed: Jul 27, 2016

Posted: Jun 14, 2016
Removal date: Sep 13, 2016

Urban Forestry Manager - Milwaukee

Under the direction of the Urban Forestry District Manager, an Urban Forestry Manager plans and manages the work activities of a Forestry District in order to meet the goals of the Department of Public Works (DPW)-Forestry Division. Arboriculture activities include planting and maintaining the City of Milwaukee's urban forest of 200,000 street trees. Landscape activities include planting and maintaining 120 miles of landscaped and irrigated boulevard medians and green spaces. The person in this position also manages district snow and ice control operations (on a rotating basis) and emergency response to wind and ice storms. The Urban Forestry Manager may assume the duties of an Urban Forestry District Manager in his or her absence.

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Posted: Jul 11, 2016
Removal date: Oct 10, 2016 (Open until filled)

Urban and Community Forestry Professor of Practice

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The School of Natural Resources (SNR) and the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) are seeking applicants for a non-tenure-track position in Urban and Community Forestry at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice. Initial appointment is three years and may be renewed based on successful performance and continued funding.

Working closely with academic, agency, business and nonprofit partners, the successful candidate will assist in the development, coordination and implementation of a nationally recognized undergraduate degree program in urban and community forestry; establish collaborations with faculty in the School of Natural Resources, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, and the Nebraska Forest Service as well as with stakeholders, agency and/or industry partners. This program is supported by a grant from the US Forest Service.

This position will support and coordinate curriculum development, teaching delivery, and evaluation of student outcomes for introductory and advanced courses. Courses will be taught by the candidate, other faculty, and adjunct faculty as needed. Specific course teaching assignments may be changed over time based on Academic Unit need and capacity.

Position is located in Lincoln, Nebraska, which is consistently rated as one of the nation’s best and most livable cities of its size.

Required Qualifications:  MS in Forestry, Urban Forestry or a relevant field of study (e.g., Horticulture, Natural Resources) at time of appointment; experience in teaching and/or delivery of educational programs; proven ability to communicate effectively with students, professionals, and the general public.

Preferred Qualifications:  PhD in Forestry, Urban Forestry or a relevant field of study.  Experience in program development and management, teaching to both traditional and non-traditional students in face-to-face and online courses; successful record of securing external financial support; experience working with local, state, federal agencies, businesses and non-profit organizations focused on urban and community forestry.

To view details of the position and make application, go to  Search for requisition # F_160132. Click on “Apply to this job.” Complete the application.  Attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.  Also attach a statement of teaching philosophy in the “other” field.  Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2016, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See

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