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Statewide Project Coordinator – UConn Extension


UConn Extension- Statewide Responsibilities with Hartford County office location

The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment and the Department of Extension at the University of Connecticut are seeking one part-time project coordinator to support a CT DEEP funded project. The funded project aims to increase capacity of underserved municipalities in the state of Connecticut to apply for and obtain Urban and Community Forestry grant opportunities.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Urban and Community Forestry Assistant Extension Educator and the Urban and Community Forestry Assistant Professor of the University of Connecticut, with input from the CT DEEP Urban and Community Forestry Coordinator. The main role of the hire is to be a liaison to Connecticut communities, engaging with public stakeholders, NGOs and the general public in five underserved municipalities of the state to determine community-informed nature-based solutions and pathways to increase participation in Urban and Community Forestry opportunities. The successful applicant will complete planning, record keeping, and program related tasks at the Hartford County Extension Center in Farmington or, alternatively, the UConn Hartford Research on Resilient Cities, Racism and Equity, whichever is preferred by the applicant due to proximity and convenience.

This is a part-time 6-month appointment with an anticipated start date of March 2024. Monthly compensation is estimated at $3,666 + fringe for an average of 80-90 hours of work per month. The position may be extended for another 6 months.

Deadline: 03/01/24
UConn Extension