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Lower Green Bay Restoration Project Coordinator

Posting Date

4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title: Lower Green Bay Restoration Project Coordinator
UW System Title: Research Specialist

Essential Job Functions

This position serves as a coordinator and liaison among UW-Green Bay, UW-Extension, and private and public partner organizations engaged in the restoration of the Lower Green Bay Ecosystem. General responsibilities include organization and oversight of projects, development of a habitat management and restoration plan, data collection and archiving, promotion of ongoing projects and project products through various media and professional organizations. Finally, the position serves as coordinator to identify, and construct teams to pursue, emerging funding opportunities in support of restoration activities within the Lower Green Bay Ecosystem.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the development of a Habitat Restoration and Management Plan ("Plan").

  • Coordinate input from project team to guide "Plan."

  • Prepare text, maps, figures, and associated materials for "Plan."

  • Lead meetings and conference calls composed of diverse stakeholders; foster partnerships.

  • Gather necessary documents, research, and other information to inform "Plan."

  • Prepare outreach materials to support "Plan."

  • Coordinator for Green Bay restoration projects.

  • Serve as coordinator to bring together stakeholders, researchers, and conservation organizations engaged in restoration within Lower Green Bay Ecosystem.

  • Lead the implementation of restoration projects in Lower Green Bay for UWGB partner organizations.

  • Conduct ongoing monitoring activities in the area of the Cat Island Chain and Duck Creek Delta.

  • Serve as the primary contact and agent for data management, GIS databases, and models generated through Lower Green Bay Ecosystem restoration projects.

  • Oversee project budgets.

  • Dissemination and completion of project products and findings.

  • Communicate ongoing and completed products related to the restoration of the Green Bay Ecosystem through local media outlets, social media, related online media, professional conferences, and publications.



  • Bachelor's Degree in related field (e.g. Environmental Science, Biology, Geoscience, etc.) at time of application
  • Working knowledge of desktop hardware and standard business software programs (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, database), ArcGIS, and statistical programs (e.g. SAS or R)
  • Experience with data collection and research methods
  • Experience with fieldwork in Ecology or related fields
  • Experience in grant administration and budget tracking
  • Post-Bachelor's education at time of application
  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • Experience working in the Green Bay Ecosystem
The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

Position is a full-time Academic Staff appointment for approximately two and a half years. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee must have the mobility and strength to work in both a standard office setting and to tolerate the physicall strenuous and varied conditions of working outdoors year-around within the Green Bay Ecosystems and adjacent marshes, wetlands, and upland landscapes. This includes significant amounts of walking, standing, wading, and lifting up to 30 lbs.

The employee will work long hours outdoors within the varied seasonal conditions of the Green Bay Ecosystems and adjacent marshes, wetlands, and upland landscapes. Some travel is required for necessary meetings, workshops, conferences, etc. Occasional evening and/or weekend work is expected and will be assigned by supervisor as needed.


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.  

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To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "13066"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Lower Green Bay Restoration Project Coordinator"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Janet Ludke
Phone: (920) 465-2681

Application Deadline

Please submit application materials by Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.