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Executive Director Mississippi 8/8/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi Forestry Association

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

Title: Executive Director

Location: Jackson, MS

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Effective Employment Date: As soon as possible after an offer of employment

Duties and Responsibilities: The executive director serves as the chief staff officer of the association. The executive director is responsible for the operation of the headquarters; recruiting, hiring, development, supervision, performance review, discipline, and termination of all staff and contractors; establishing and adjusting all staff and contractor compensation; development and oversight of the association’s Strategic Plan; and administration of the association’s finances. The executive director administers and manages all areas of the association’s operations to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Strategic Plan. The executive director is responsible for the annual budgets of the Mississippi Forestry Association, Mississippi Forestry Foundation, Mississippi Tree Farm Committee, SFI State Implementation Committee, Professional Logging Manager Program, and Mississippi Forest Sustainability PAC, along with the reserves and other assets. The executive director must cooperate and communicate with all MFA staff and members and must complete tasks in a timely manner. The executive director must also be reliable and punctual.

Minimum Education and Experience: A bachelor’s degree in forestry or natural resources is preferred but not required. An advanced degree is preferred but not required.

To Apply: Send letter of application and resume including names, addresses, telephone/fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references.

Mail to:
Bob Naeger
Mississippi Forestry Association
6311 Ridgewood Road, Suite W405
Jackson, MS 39211

Additional inquiries or information:

Bob Naeger telephone: 601-497-5173
Email: bnaeger@resourcemgt.com

MFA is an equal opportunity employer. MFA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.


Apply By:11/8/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant Research Professor Mississippi 7/5/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Position Function:
The Forest and Wildlife Research Center/College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University is seeking to fill a12-month, non-tenure track, full time appointment for an individual with research responsibilities in the area of lumber and forest products standards and evaluation as well as wood durability and protection.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Incumbent will participate in targeted research program in the area of lumber and forest products standards and evaluation. The successful candidate is expected to conduct independent and extramurally funded research in softwood and hardwood lumber valuation and improvement, lumber standards, composites, engineered wood, durability, or some combination thereof. Based on funding availability, candidate may also be expected to contribute to departmental research, teaching, and service program. Incumbent will work with forest products industries, associations, organizations, other universities, and federal laboratories in the region and the nation to assist in researching and developing basic and applied technology. Incumbent will be expected to build a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program. Active and collegial collaborations within the department, college, and university as well as with external stakeholders such as industry, other universities, government and nongovernmental organizations, etc. are expected. Leading and participating in plant visits, short courses and workshops may be required. Written reporting, web-based communication, and domestic travel will be required.

Minimum Qualifications:
The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment from an accredited institution of higher learning in either Wood Science / Forest- Bio-Products or an allied scientific discipline.

Industrial/commercial experience in forest products/wood technology, testing and evaluation, wood protection, durability, production, manufacturing, standards, grant writing, manuscript writing and publication, national or international professional experience.

Preferred qualifications:
Industrial/commercial experience in forest products/wood technology, testing and evaluation, wood protection, durability, production, manufacturing, standards, grant writing, manuscript writing and publication, national or international professional experience. Appointment is full-time. Continued appointment based on performance and availability of funding.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Incumbent should be adept with current forms of computer applications such as MS Office, Bluehill testing software, various statistical software packages, neural networks, and others related to research, creation, and dissemination of scholarly outputs. Incumbent must be highly self-directed and willing to arrange, travel, and meet with other professionals in the U.S. at federal laboratory facilities, other universities, trade associations, or other.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
Physical requirements will be consistent with those associated with the incumbent's research program. It is anticipated that this may include lumber handling, testing machine fixturing setup, wood treating, outdoor activity at durability test plots / field sites, material procurement, wood working machine oversight and operations, office work, and domestic travel. May require lifting up to approximately 40 pounds on an intermittent basis.

Instructions for applying:
All applicants must apply on line at https://www.msujobs.msstate.edu/
Attach required documents: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Research Plan, transcripts of all degrees, and names and contact information of three professional references. Screening of applications will begin July 1, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Skype/video conference Interviews may be requested. Anticipated hire date is October 1, 2022.

NOTE: Official transcripts of all degrees will be required upon employment.


Apply By:10/1/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Product Support Specialist Mississippi 4/29/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:FORESTRY SUPPLIERS, INC.

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

 

- Assisting customers with product selection and product support and usage training for forestry and other outdoor/natural resource professions

 

- Customer support related to activities on website

- Attend conventions/trade shows related to forestry and other outdoor professions

- Provide input regarding the selection of new products

- Assisting in the production and proofing of marketing materials

 

- Support other departments with product support knowledge: Special Orders, Customer Service, Telephone Sales, Retail Counter Sales, Creative, Receiving, Internet/IT

 

 

 

Required Education:

- Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree (such as forestry, wildlife management,natural resources) is required


- Excellent verbal, personal, and computer skills

Skills:

 



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Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree (such as forestry, wildlife
management,natural resources) is required


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Excellent verbal, personal, and computer skills


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Ability to work with a group


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Self-starter and capable of working well alone


- Excellent
driving record


- Excellent
office and clerical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office software



 

Salary:


Compensation/commensurate
with experience. 



Apply By:8/31/2022

Phone:(601)354-3565 ext.703

Email:barlowd@forestry-suppliers.com

Mailing:


Forestry Suppliers, Inc.


PO Box 8397


Jackson, MS  39284-8397



Posted By: Deborah Barlow