Telecommute Agricultural Research Director

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Thu, Mar 14, 2019

Job Category: Fundraising, Non-profit, Project Management

Telecommute Level: Occasionally

Travel Requirements: Field Travel Required, Some Travel

Weekly Hours: Full Time

Employment Status: Permanent

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Education Level: Doctorate

Additional Information: Benefits Available

Job Summary

A non-profit has a current position open for a Telecommute Agricultural Research Director.

Must be able to:

  • Prioritize research needs and develop project ideas and proposals
  • Recruit up to 10 Research Fellows who will pursue research
  • Help regions evaluate the outcomes of their projects

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Ability to travel 15-25 percent of the time
  • PhD and at least 5-10 years' related experience in agriculture, conservation biology, landscape ecology or related field
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience managing diverse teams
  • Demonstrated understanding of integrated GIS applications
  • Work history of developing and implementing effective programs and projects
  • Demonstrated experience and success in fundraising