Northeast SARE Seeks Associate Director
South Burlington, Vermont job
Phone Number: 802-651-8335
The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program is seeking applications for its Associate Director position. The Associate Director is a member of the program’s leadership team and acts as Northeast SARE’s chief operating officer, overseeing day-to-day administrative and operational functions of this competitive grants program that serves the 12 Northeast U.S. states with funding by USDA ($8.3 million annual budget). This position manages the program’s staff, establishes grant proposal review teams, oversees the administration of funded grant projects, ensures program compliance with funding requirements, and provides public information about the program. The ideal candidate possesses a vision for sustainable agriculture and commitment to the principles of diversity and equity as demonstrated through career, educational and life experience. The position is located at the University of Vermont as Northeast SARE’s host institution in South Burlington, Vermont. Estimated start date is Jan 2, 2020. The deadline to apply is Sept 15, 2019. Learn more at: www.northeastsare.org/associate_director. 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.