Roles and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the State Forester, the Division Supervisor is responsible for program administration, professional forestry functions, and technical expertise for all statewide forest management programs and supporting the field units in providing these programs to the citizens of Colorado. Daily activities include: grant and contract administration and the management of numerous budgets; assisting districts with forest management projects; coordinating training workshops; serving as a CSFS advocate for forest management and change consistent with our mission; coordinating, facilitating, leading and/or participating in regional and national forest management forums; providing subject-matter expertise to legislators, as appropriate; attending and speaking at conferences; supporting the state stewardship committee; administering the Forest Legacy Program and other landowner assistance programs; supervision and oversight of state trust lands; working with the Outreach Division to provide technical feedback on web content, news releases and publications; providing occasional media interviews; setting division objectives to meet agency strategic planning initiatives and mission; and numerous other opportunities as they arise.
Minimum Qualifications: • A bachelor’s degree in forestry from an accredited program or a bachelor’s degree in another natural resource program will also be considered. • A minimum of six years of experience in forestry/forest management with increasing program management. • A minimum of four years’ experience with supervision, performance management and professional development of staff. • Successful applicants must have a valid Colorado driver’s license or ability to acquire one upon employment.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applicants should submit all application materials by 4:30 p.m., January 9, 2014 for full consideration.
The annual Fire and Safety Update and University Drug/Alcohol Policy booklet informs the University Community about important procedures, policies, crime prevention programs and crime statistics. A copy of the booklet may be found online (http://police.colostate.edu/pdfs/2011-Safety-Report.pdf), or a paper copy can be requested by contacting the Colorado State University Police Department at (970) 491-1160.