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    Summary

    This position is with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Grazing Lands Research Laboratory, Great Plans Agroclimate & Natural Resources Research Unit located in El Reno, Oklahoma.

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    Responsibilities

    • Ensure the Hub's Partnerships/ Coordination; Research; Information Synthesis/Tool Development; Assessments; Education; Communication and delivery strategy; and adaptation and mitigation and mitigation demonstrations are accomplished.
    • Oversee the various projects involving subdivision of activities into separate phases.
    • Serve as a key conduit for communicating stakeholder?s needs to the research leadership within agency/USDA and other research institutions.
    • Oversee the analyses of the gap between the needs of the stakeholders and the availability of the current tools and information services.
    • Collaborate with Federal and state research organizations to identify USDA Climate change research within the region and to integrate results of the research into the Climate Hub deliverables.
    • Coordinate and/or participate in Hub climate change outreach efforts with regional USDA Service Centers, Cooperative Extension, State Climatologists and other outreach providers in their region.
    • Serve as a regional subject matter expert on topics of climate change adaptation and mitigation of working lands and agricultural systems.
    • Represent the agency on issues relating to weather and climate variability and projected climate change with direct and indirect impacts to agriculture and forestry.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

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