Three positions available at Northeastern IPM Center

The Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center, located at Cornell University in New York, has reposted the Director position. In addition, two other positions are available.

Information about the Center:

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.

The Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center (NortheastIPM.org) supports Integrated Pest Management (IPM) projects in agricultural and community settings that promote environmental, human health, and economic benefits.  Based in at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, the Center encourages multistate, cross-disciplinary connections that build partnerships and strengthen public and private IPM programs in a 12-state region.  Staff members work as a team on IPM training, outreach, networking, proposal writing and documenting impacts.

Director, Northeastern IPM Center

The Director leads the Northeastern IPM Center to fulfill its mission of fostering integrated pest management in the region in ways that generate economic, environmental, and human health benefits. This professional works in partnership with stakeholders from agricultural, urban, and rural settings to help them identify and address priorities for research, education, and outreach in the northeastern U.S. (for details on the region and Center, see http://www.northeastipm.org).   

The position involves strategizing, managing and diversifying funding; networking and fostering teams; developing regional information; and co-managing the grants program.

See the Director position description for more information.

Program Evaluation Specialist

The Center is looking for an individual with proven evaluation skills who can work under limited supervision and help accomplish the mission and activities of the NEIPM Center. This includes being a good analyst and communicator who understands the collection, review and dissemination of data. Someone who can look at each of our many and varied projects and evaluate the most relevant and significant outcomes and/or impacts that each project offers.

See the Evaluation Specialist position description for more information.

Communication Specialist

The Center wants a communications specialist who is excited about science writing. The successful candidate will review our funded research and communicate outcomes to a diverse audience of stakeholders, from government officials, scientists, homeowners, farm managers and workers, environmental organization participants, and pest management professionals. This person will inspire audiences with a big-picture vision while attending to detail, and juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines.

See the Communication Specialist position for more information.

 

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