🚨 Job Announcement

SET Detail Opportunity- Ecologist-LTAR Coordinator (GS-12)

Aaron Dickey
Aaron Dickey
AFM Communication Subject: SET Detail Opportunity: SET Detail Opportunity- Ecologist-LTAR Coordinator (GS-12) 
Fort Collins, CO (VIRTUAL)
Deadline: December 30th , 2022
Communication Archive Number: AFM-23-060
Duties of Position:
  • The incumbent serves as an Ecologist (LTAR Coordinator) for the ARS Center for Agricultural Resources Research (CARR), Rangeland Resources and Systems Research Unit (RRSRU), providing coordination of Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network activities to assist in meeting LTAR network goals and objectives. The incumbent provides primary scientific support through organized coordination and communication to LTAR, the Leadership Team of LTAR (compromised of a lead National Program Leader and a rotating set of representatives from LTAR’s field sites and LTAR site leads), various working groups and project teams.  
  • The incumbent (1) serves as a liaison between the LTAR Leadership Team and participants in the LTAR network to coordinate network-level administrative activities and facilitate research collaborations, (2) coordinates activities, monitors progress, and compiles accomplishments, reports, and plans of the Leadership Team, working groups, project teams, and sites, (3) organizes LTAR Leadership Team and LTAR-ALL meetings, and compiles and posts minutes in a timely manner, and (4) serves on the LTAR annual meeting planning committee working with the host site and program committee.
  • Start Date: (preferably the start of a pay period): January 16th , 2023
  • Does this position already exist: Yes
  • Duration of Assignment: 16 weeks 
  • Funding arrangements: Requesting office will pay salary. Travel will not be paid.  Temporary promotion will be considered if candidate is eligible as determined by Human Resources.  Part-time employees will not be considered. 
  • Location: Fort Collins, CO (VIRTUAL)
Contact: Application Process:  Applicants are encouraged to coordinate with their supervisors.  If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume.  Do not attach this announcement to your e-mail.  Use only what is listed in the subject line to reference the SET Detail that you are applying for.  Send the resume via e-mail to SETDetails@usda.gov by December 30th , 2022.