With funding from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program administers six competitive grant programs offered to farmers, researchers, educators, nonprofit staff, graduate students and others in the 12 Northeast states and D.C., with a current annual budget of $8.3 million. The program is administered by the University of Vermont, Northeast SARE's host institution since its start in 1988.
The Associate Director acts as Northeast SARE’s chief operating officer, tasked with overseeing the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the program. This position supervises and supports 5 program staff, coordinates grant proposal review teams, assists grantees with administration of projects, works with an administrative council to assure overall program effectiveness, monitors program finances, and provides public information about the program. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, understand sustainable agriculture and grant making, and be eager to work with a diversity of people.
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The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
this position is : salaried, 50k to 100k
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DeadlineSeptember 15, 2019