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UMass Amherst is searching for the next Director of the UMass Cranberry Station

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November 3, 2016

The Station Director is expected to:

  • Provide vision, support, and coordination in planning, developing and implementing departmental programs in research and extension in accord with the Land Grant Mission.
  • Represent the interests of the Station and its faculty with campus administrators, other departments and units, stakeholder groups, and outside agencies.
  • Create and maintain productive working relationships with the cranberry industry and state agencies to establish priorities that reflect current needs of the industry.
  • Report unit status and progress to the Station's Board of Public Oversight.
  • Promote and secure external funding opportunities to support the programs of the Station, including supporting his/her own research program.
  • Maintain a rigorous research and extension program, in a discipline that supports the cranberry industry.
  • Recruit faculty, staff, and students, assess their performance, and foster their academic growth and professional development.
  • Oversee the management of the Station, including human and financial resources.

The full job announcement has been posted to the UMass jobs site.  You can find it at this link

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