Reserve Manager, Bodega Marine Reserve, Bodega Bay, California,
University of California - Davis
Principal Museum Scientist - Supervisor
Career position, 50% variable, full benefits
$4,024-$6,841/Mo. (minimum to midpoint of salary range)
For consideration, apply by November 10, 2009. Open until filled.
The Reserve Manager is responsible for all management of the University's Bodega Marine Reserve and coordination and support of all field programs at the site. Facilitates and implements the research, education and public service missions of the Natural Reserve System and supports field programs of the Bodega Marine Laboratory. Reviews proposals, develops policies for use of both terrestrial and marine habitats, supervises staff, administers budgets, and develops management plans. Gives lectures and leads field trips for classes and the public. Develops monitoring programs and databases, initiates invasive species control and re-vegetation programs.
Seeks supplemental funding through grants and contracts. Coordinates with local, state and federal agencies in matters of permits, land management, conservation and land use policies. Represents the Reserve and the University at public meetings, government hearings, and scientific meetings at the local and national level.
Background in ecology or related field, experience in land stewardship, skills to make sound scientific decisions while developing Reserve use and management policies, skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with neighboring landowners, resource agencies, campus departments, administrative offices, and faculty, staff and students, and knowledge of invasive plant species, control methods, and re-vegetation techniques. Supervisory experience, experience at a field station or marine lab and skills in writing, preparing proposals and verbal communication/presentation are preferred.
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