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The Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison is seeking a new Director for the UW Arboretum. †This is a key leadership position for an institution that is†important not only to the university education and research communities and citizens of Madison but also to the broad field of restoration ecology who view the Arboretum as the birthplace of their field. †The UW Arboretum does have an unusual history (being founded by Aldo Leopold and others) and a distinctive identity (being largely a collection of restored plant communities rather than a set of ornamental plantings). †</div>
<div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,sans-serif">As you can see from job ad below, we want a visionary leader for the Arboretum who can build on its many strengths and proud traditions to ensure its continuing leadership in restoration ecology,†conservation biology,†education, and outreach in the 21st century.</div>
<div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,sans-serif">Since the original job ad and vacancy listing were posted, the Search and Screen Committee has decided to extend the deadline and start dates in order to widen our search. ††Our current deadline for applications is†<b>Nov. 25, 2013†</b>(or until a suitable candidate is found) with an expected start date in summer 2014 (June 15 or after). †</div>
<div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,sans-serif">Please consider applying for this position if you are interested or share this announcement widely with those you feel would be interested and well-qualified. †</div>
<div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,sans-serif">Thank you for your attention. and please contact me if you have any questions.</div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,sans-serif">
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<br><span style="font-size:12px">Donald M. Waller† † †† †† †† †† †† †† †<a href="mailto:dmwaller@wisc.edu" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none">dmwaller@wisc.edu</a></span></div></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></div>
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<br></div>John T. Curtis Professor of Botany and†Chair:</span></div><div style="font-size:medium;word-wrap:break-word"><span style="font-size:12px"><br></span></div><div style="word-wrap:break-word">† † Arboretum Director Search &amp; Screen Committee<br>
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† † Biological Aspects of Conservation Major† † † † ††<a href="http://pubs.wisc.edu/ug/ls_biocon.htm" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none">http://pubs.wisc.edu/ug/ls_biocon.htm</a></div><div>† ††<span style="font-size:13px">Science Advisory Committee,†Environmental Law &amp; Policy Center</span></div>
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</div><div>Dept. of Botany † † † † † † (608) 263-2042</div><div>232 Birge Hall † † † † † † ††FAX: †<a href="tel:608-262-7509" value="+16082627509" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none">608-262-7509</a></div><div>430 Lincoln Drive</div>
<div>University of Wisconsin</div><div>Madison, WI† 53706† † †† †USA</div></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></div><div style="font-size:12px;word-wrap:break-word">
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</div><div style="word-wrap:break-word"><p><span style="font-size:18pt">Arboretum Director<u></u><u></u></span></p><p><span style="font-size:9pt">University of Wisconsin-Madison<u></u><u></u></span></p><p><span style="font-size:9pt">Graduate School<u></u><u></u></span></p>
<p><u></u>†<u></u>The University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School is seeking an established leader who can cultivate and inspire a diverse community of colleagues, students, and partners to work together to advance the UW-Madison Arboretum&#39;s leadership in the fields of ecological restoration and conservation research, education, and practice.† The mission of the UW-Madison Arboretum is to conserve and restore Arboretum lands, advance restoration ecology, and foster the land ethic (<a href="http://www.uwarboretum.org/" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none">www.uwarboretum.org</a>). The director is responsible for overall direction and day-to-day management of the Arboretum and develops policies to guide the Arboretumís programs and activities, identifies research priorities, and addresses funding needs.† The successful candidate will have a sustained record of excellence in scholarly activity, wide recognition in his/her field of interest, demonstrated experience and skill in development and fund-raising, and strong leadership and organizational skills.† Salary will be commensurate with experience.</p>
<p><u></u><u></u></p><p><u></u>†<u></u>For the complete position description and instructions on how to apply, please go to:†<a href="http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=77738" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none">http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=77738</a></p>
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