The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks a Director of Freshwater Strategy to lead the University in an external-facing capacity in its water-related initiatives. The position’s top priority, accounting for at least half of the position’s time, is to lead the University’s efforts, in partnership with regional stakeholders and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), in the designation of a National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) for the Green Bay ecosystem. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is the designated state lead on the project. Additional responsibilities include collaborating with Titletown Tech ( https://titletowntech.com/ ) on efforts related to their Agriculture, Water & Environment vertical. In addition, the Director of Freshwater Strategy will work to expand the University’s partnerships with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Science, Freshwater Collaborative Wisconsin, and the Division of Extension at University of Wisconsin-Madison to create opportunities and expand the impact of our existing freshwater academic and research programs, advance efforts to transform the University’s waterfront holdings across its multiple campus locations and research properties to better serve public and university interests, and to coordinate with regional governments, governmental and tribal agencies, and non-profit organizations on projects related to the region’s water assets and their role in improving quality of life and the recruitment and retention of high quality talent to Northeastern Wisconsin. The Director of Freshwater Strategy will report jointly to the Dean of the Cofrin School of Business and the Dean of the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology.
For further information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.
To ensure consideration, please apply by Sunday, April 26, 2020.