Community IPM Project Manager

New manager position available with an independent non-profit organization working to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities through Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Primary responsibilities will be providing leadership for and oversight of the organization’s community IPM programs, actively engaging the broader IPM community and building and maintaining strong relationships with both federal and private funders. The ideal candidate will possess experience in the field of IPM with an understanding of issues related to structural and landscape IPM. Continue reading

IPM Institute hiring community IPM manager

The IPM Institute is now hiring for a Community IPM Manager to direct structural IPM programs at the IPM Institute of North America.

The IPM Institute is an independent, non-profit organization with a 16-year track record of accomplishment and recognition from US EPA and others. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Seeking candidates with masters degrees, or 5-10 years of experience with IPM or management to lead development and outreach for our community IPM programs working with researchers, Cooperative Extension, schools, facilities, pest management professionals and others.

Full position description can be found here.

Keeping Your School Free of Stinging Insects – EPA Webinar, May 19

EPA’s Center of Expertise for School Integrated Pest Management (IPM) will host a webinar, “Keeping Your School Free of Stinging Insects,” on May 19 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. This webinar will teach you how to identify these pests and will present the steps you can take to manage them as part of an IPM program. The webinar will feature:

  • Justin Schmidt, Entomologist, University of Arizona
  • Lynn Braband, Community IPM Educator, Cornell University
  • Mark Hardin, IPM Specialist, Howard County (Maryland) Public School System

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New Position – UC IPM Associate Director for Urban and Community IPM

As Associate Director for Urban and Community IPM, this position takes leadership on urban IPM issues and is responsible for developing and supporting teams engaged in planning, coordinating and implementing outreach, research, publications and web materials, and developing collaborative relationships within ANR and beyond. This position is also responsible for seeing that the program priorities for urban IPM, as established through the strategic planning process, are implemented. The position provides oversight on content of urban educational materials, leadership for development of educational programs in urban IPM, and guidance for priorities established for the UC IPM activities in the urban area.

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