Integrated Fire Program Manager

Agency
Humboldt Fire Resilience Institute
Location
Arcata, California
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$50-60,000 DOE
Start Date
03/01/2023
Last Date to Apply
12/15/2022
Website
https://fireinstitute.humboldt.edu
Description
Humboldt Fire Resilience Institute (https://fireinstitute.humboldt.edu/) is seeking a highly motivated program manager to organize and contribute to the CalFire-funded Integrated Fire Education, Training, and Experience program. The selected candidate will lead the coordination of agreements with local partners to develop or assist with implementing education and training courses as part of certificate programs for professionals, students, and community members. The position will be based out of Arcata, California, but may require short-term travel to nearby sites in the region. The selected candidate will work closely with Humboldt Fire Resilience Institute Director, Dr. Jeff Kane (https://fwr.humboldt.edu/people/jeffrey-kane). Position Duties • Assist in developing agreements with partners to offer training opportunities for students • Establish connections with community partners to enhance experiential opportunities for students • Assist in developing and coordinating fire certificate programs • Develop courses modules and teach fire-relevant education or training courses (virtual or in-person) • Work closely with the Humboldt Fire Resilience Institute Director to meet program goals • Assist in grant writing or other modes to support the program
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications • MS degree or higher in Fire, Forestry, or related field • Experience working in fire and fuels management • Coursework in some combination of fire science/management, fire ecology, forestry or related fields. • Experience teaching academic or training courses • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats • Commitment to collegiality and collaboration for the benefit of the program, institute, and university Preferred Qualifications • Experience coordinating and developing academic or training courses • Direct experience conducting prescribed fire or other fuel reduction treatments • Capacity to use learning management systems (e.g., Canvas) • Ability to develop online learning modules for professional, academic, or community fire courses • Supervisory experience related to program management • Strong organizational and management skills
Contact Person
Jeff Kane
Contact Phone
707-826-5622
Contact eMail
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