TITLE: Research and Communications Coordinator
DATE: July 10, 2017
UNIT: Cooperative Forestry Research Unit (CFRU)
REPORTS TO: CFRU Director/Program Leader
POSITION TYPE: Professional, full time, with continuation contingent upon annual funding and successful performance.
SALARY RANGE: $42,000 – 55,000 per annum
START DATE: October 1, 2017
Purpose: TheCooperative Forestry Research Unit (CFRU) is a 36-member forest landowner / university cooperative that conducts applied scientific research to advance forestry practices on over 8.2 million acres across the state of Maine (http://www.umaine.edu/cfru). The CFRU is housed within the Center for Research on Sustainable Forests (CRSF) (https://crsf.umaine.edu) at the University of Maine (UMaine). The Research and Communications Coordinator coordinates research and communications programs for the CFRU within a team environment under the direction of the CFRU Director/Program Leader. The incumbent plays a key role in ongoing and new research studies by maintaining longterm field installations and the unit-wide research database, developing new project