Job no: 228634-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The mission of the University of Wisconsin - Madison Arboretum is to conserve and restore Arboretum lands, advance
restoration ecology, and foster the land ethic. The primary responsibility of the Citizen Science Coordinator is to support and help facilitate Arboretum-based citizen science projects. This position will reside in the Research operational area, and report to the Arboretum Ecologist.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Minimum of a bachelor's degree in biology, ecology, conservation biology, forestry, environmental education, entomology, or related field. Graduate degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of 1-3 years professional experience that includes many of the following activities: ecological research, citizen science programming or project management, experience analyzing ecological data, experience designing or conducting ecological research projects, data collection and analysis, and preparing research project data for publication. A strong science background, excellent writing skills, and interest and knowledge of natural history are required.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $32,056 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply through Wisc.Jobs, submitting a current CV or resume, and a cover letter detailing your relevant work experience with citizen science, project management, ecological restoration, data collection and analysis.


Denise Westphal
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Nov 12 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 5 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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