Position at UMass - Amherst, Massachusetts
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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT at UMass Amherst
Land Use Extension Specialist/Educator IV
Position description: Provide leadership in the programmatic and
entrepreneurial scope of the Center for Rural Massachusetts (CRM) within
Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning in conjunction
with the Natural Resources & Environmental Conservation Program (NREC).
Provide leadership for the development, production, and presentation of
advanced and complex education programs in land use for clientele and
Extension staff. Direct and participate in the preparation and delivery of
educational and informational materials. Serve as coordinator with other
specialists and agents in the program and faculty. Plan and conduct
advanced, complex applied or developmental research. Prepare Extension
research and other reports, and publish findings in trade, professional,
academic publications, and Extension bulletins.
1. Master's degree in planning, or comparable degree, and at least five
years of professional experience in regional or local land use planning,
preferably in New England. Doctorate in specialization and three years
2. Experience with computers desirable.
3. Ability to maintain a diverse schedule of local, regional, and
activity which is not restricted by access to public or private
4. Excellent interpersonal and group process skills, and demonstrated
ability to participate effectively in professional team efforts and with
diverse groups of people.
5. Demonstrated familiarity with innovative and broad based approaches to
land use planning.
6. Knowledge and demonstrated ability to implement adult education
and practices with diverse audiences.
7. Proven track record in grantsmanship.
Hiring Salary Range: $51,000 to $65,400; Normal starting salary $51,000
PROFESSIONAL STAFF SALARY ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM POSITION LEVEL 30
Off Campus Applications: Send a letter of interest, current resume, and
names of three references to Search # R20523, Employment Office, 167
Whitmore Administration Building, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
01003, by April 23, 2004.
On Campus Applications Only: Send a letter of interest, current resume,
names of three references to Dr. Elisabeth Hamin, Department of Landscape
Architecture and Regional Planning, 109 Hills North, University of
Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-0910 by April 23, 2004 or email:
On campus applicants are defined as Amherst campus non-student employees.
The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity
Institution. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to
Ellen J. Pader, Ph.D.
Director, MRP/JD Program
Regional Planning Program
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003