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DirectorHarley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business

University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, US
Closing date
Jun 23, 2024

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Position Information

Classification Title Academic Professional AC FLSA Faculty Rank Academic Professional Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.) Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a minimum of a master's degree in forestry, business or related field.

Position Summary

This is a 12-month Academic Professional (non-tenure track) faculty position in the Harley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business (CFB) ( of the Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources. This is a 70% administrative and 30% teaching appointment with undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities including courses such as: wood and fiber supply, forestry consulting, forest business seminar and if needed a summer field course. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and conducting the biennial Timberland Investment Conference and other periodic continuing education programs. They will also oversee the CFB budget, assist in strategic planning efforts, market forest business graduate programs and recruit students, support and promote CFB faculty research efforts, and expand and maintain close ties to program employers and stakeholders. Furthermore, the successful candidate will assist the Dean of the Warnell School with corporate-focused development efforts, legislative/external affairs, and CFB strategic planning as requested.

Additional Requirements

Ten or more years of significant recent managerial/executive experience in the forest business sector.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their ability to work collaboratively with faculty and be effective instructors at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We particularly encourage applicants with at least one degree from an SAF accredited forestry program.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? Yes Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? Yes Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Background Investigation Policy

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website.


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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

* Resume/CV
* Cover Letter
* Unofficial Transcripts
* List of References with Contact Information
* Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy

Optional Documents

Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact University HR (

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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