Academic Program Manager - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 09:45 AM

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Letters and Science is seeking a full-time Manager (official title: Academic Program Manager) to manage The UWM Field Station. The Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations, including overseeing routine maintenance and safety of infrastructure and facilities, review and approval of user applications, coordinating land management activities, and development of use guidelines. The Manager regularly interacts with and reports to the Associate Dean of the Natural Sciences and works with an Advisory Board to develop and implement a management plan for the Station’s use and protection of its natural resources. The Manager is expected to coordinate field research programs and instructional activity for campus-based courses, coordinate and participate in teaching short summer field courses, and further efforts to expand outreach activities to local and regional communities.

Located 30 miles north of Milwaukee, the UWM Field Station provides exceptional opportunities for research and teaching in high quality natural communities. UWM owns 320 acres adjacent to the Cedarburg Bog State Natural Area, one of the largest and most diverse wetlands in southern Wisconsin. Its 2,200 acres contain bog lakes, marshes, sedge communities, shrub-carrs, swamp hardwoods and large expanses of cedar-tamarack swamp forest. High quality beech maple forest, and restored prairies are also present on the property. The station has an excellent research lab and instructional facilities and housing for visiting researchers and students.
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