Organization: Michigan State University Extension
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lansing, Michigan
The MNFI Director will provide statewide leadership for the direction, management, and fiscal sustainability of MNFI, while providing biodiversity and conservation expertise, fostering, and building relationships between MNFI scientists, conservation partners, researchers, and educators. The director will work directly with MNFI staff to facilitate strategic planning, program development, and fundraising, while serving as the key contact to government agencies, NatureServe, and the Natural Heritage network, numerous conservations organizations, foundations, and other funders and cooperators. The director will understand, support, and communicate information about Michigan’s rare and declining plant species and natural communities, support the maintenance of Michigan’s Natural Heritage Database, and work cooperatively with other MNFI personnel, public and private agencies, organizations, and individuals to inform and guide decisions that impact biodiversity conservation.
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Closing Date: 01/16/2024