As VP Allen-Diaz announced in ANR Update (Jan. 24, 2012), ANR is soliciting proposals for CE advisor and specialist positions.
The call is posted on a publicly accessible site, http://ucanr.org/callforpositions, to promote internal consultation and external input from ANR stakeholders.
To encourage collaboration and reduce duplication of proposals, a searchable online database of positions has been created. All of the positions that were submitted last year and not selected for recruitment are displayed. The list of positions that were approved last year for recruitment is posted. The website also displays new...
- Author: Cynthia Kintigh
As previously announced in ANR Update (December 13, 2011), ANR will be soliciting proposals for CE advisor and specialist positions. This supplemental call aims to address programmatic gaps that were not previously identified or that have arisen since last year’s process. The new call is posted at http://ucanr.org/sites/anrstaff/Divisionwide_Planning/Program_Planning_and_Evaluation/2012_Call_for_Supplemental_Positions/.
The online submittal system will be open from February 1–May 18 to allow as much time as possible for internal consultation and external...
We are pleased to announce the request for proposals for ANR’s 2012 competitive grants program. The RFP is posted at http://ucanr.edu/files/134928.pdf.
The program is similar to last year’s with these changes:
- The water initiative is included in this year’s call.
- Letters of intent are due 30 days from today.
- Applicants whose letters have been selected will have 6 weeks to submit a full proposal.
- Both long-term and short-term projects must include extension and research.
- Cross-initiative collaboration is strongly encouraged.
ANR will invest in research, education and outreach projects to...
Registration is now open for two upcoming program team meetings. Register at http://ucanr.org/sites/programteams.
Jan. 31 – Feb. 1 program team meetings: The Ornamental & Environmental Horticulture, Nurseries & Master Gardener Program Team and the Water Resources Program Team will meet Jan. 31 – Feb. 1 at UC Davis.
Feb. 7–9 program team meetings: Program teams affiliated with the Healthy Families and Communities strategic initiative will be meeting at the Rec Pool Lodge at UC Davis Feb. 7–9. Participating program teams include Healthy Behaviors for Preventing Childhood Obesity; Youth Science Literacy in Nutrition, Agriculture and...
You may have seen an announcement from UCOP or UC Davis regarding the implementation of the UC Phased Retirement Program for January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2014. The intent of this new Phased Retirement Program is to help eligible employees who are 55 or older transition into retirement and allow for longer-term planning for employees, their families and the department they work in.
ANR has decided that it will not offer this program in 2012 to avoid adding to the workload of our already thin workforce. One of the primary guidelines in the program prohibits the department from adding capacity to offset a participating employee’s reduction in time.
Linda Marie Manton, Executive...