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    This position is located within United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Field Organization, Midwest Area, NLAE, Soil Water and Air Resources, Ames, IA.

    The incumbent serves as a program coordinator managing various aspects of communications and interactions between partners and end-users of the technology and information. This involves facilitating information transfer to different audiences by arranging meetings and sharing information on climate impacts.

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    • Synthesizing climate information and developing insights into the effects of projected climate change and variability impacts at multiple scales for the Hub region.
    • Delivering climate-informed decision support that enables producers and managers to adapt under variable and changing climate, and policy makers to explore potential agricultural impacts or disruptions of ecosystem services.
    • Maintains and solicits information for the climate Hub website.
    • Helps manage and coordinate partner projects including developing and monitoring project progress and deadlines.
    • Coordinates and maintains Climate Hub relationships with stakeholders including Cooperative Extension, agencies in USDA Service Centers, NRCS State and District Conservationists, land managers, and other groups as necessary.
    • Develops relationships with agricultural producer groups and attends meetings of agricultural stakeholder groups.
    • The incumbent participates in the development of deliverables/outcomes on an annual basis as well as a five-year project plan.
    • Synthesizes current information into a variety of forms e.g. reports, web pages, publications, popular articles to serve different audiences.
    • Works with the Director in developing information in order to coordinate stakeholder meetings; and coordinates outreach meetings for the purpose of transferring information to a variety of audiences.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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