The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), a statewide program with local development and delivery, is seeking an academic for the position of an Environmental Horticulture Advisor serving San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa and Santa Clara Counties to conduct a multi-county-based extension, education and applied research program to meet the technical information needs of professional clientele in urban forestry and landscape horticulture.
The Environmental Horticulture Advisor will provide technical support for professionals in urban forestry, arboriculture, landscape architecture, landscape construction and maintenance, irrigation management and pest management. Organize and serve as speaker at educational programs for clientele, such as seminars, workshops, fields days, tours, meetings, and web conferences. Provide educational support for professional organizations, such as the Bay Area Landscape Supervisor’s Forum. Extend knowledge and information to clientele by way of newsletters and articles in professional journals, ANR publications, and electronic and social media.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A minimum of a Master's Degree is required, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, in disciplines of plant physiology, botany, plant science, environmental horticulture or related discipline.
SALARY: Beginning salary will be in the Assistant Cooperative Extension Advisor series and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding Cooperative Extension Advisor salary scales, please refer to the University of California, ANR website: http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel/_files/1112/table28.pdf
For a full position vacancy announcement and application procedures, please visit http://ucanr.edu/jobs or contact Pam Tise at email@example.com, To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 31, 2013 (open until filled). Refer to AP#12-02.