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Center Director, Supervisory Interdisciplinary Biologist/Physical Scientist

USGS, Southwest Region
Flagstaff, Arizona
$143,736 - $186,854
Closing date
Feb 16, 2024

As the Center Director of the USGS Southwest Biological Science Center, you will be responsible for defining the overall science program of the Science Center and for overseeing the planning, conduct, and completion of all center science activities, which encompass research related to Grand Canyon hydrology, dryland science, threatened and endangered species, wildland fire and much more science. Some of your specific duties will include:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the leadership, administration, operation, and management of the Science Center.
  • Lead and develop collaborations with other USGS Science Centers, Other Federal and State agencies, universities, Tribes, and non-governmental governmental organizations.
  • Responsible for planning, coordinating, executing, and managing broad, multi-disciplinary programs of research.
  • Lead the development and execution of ecological science investigations and monitoring programs and encourage incorporation of those studies in interdisciplinary partnerships.
  • Manage the Center's science portfolio and core capabilities consistent with USGS mission priorities and oversee the fiscal considerations that support for those activities.
  • Provide advice and guidance to top agency management on national and regional issues pertinent to natural resource research, inventory and monitoring and information management.
  • Engage as a team member with other USGS Science Center Directors in the Southwest Region and with Southwest Regional Office Leadership to employ science capabilities in the most effective manner with highest standards of science quality.

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