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2018 Call for Positions

ANR solicited proposals for Cooperative Extension (CE) advisor and specialist positions from January - September 2018. The 2018 call aimed to identify positions for strengthening and rebuilding the ANR network to address programmatic gaps and emerging needs. Due to current budget situation the release of approved positions is on hold; VP Humiston's announcement.

 

There was a new position development process – for the complete process and timeline refer to 2018 CE positions flowchart.

Goals:

  • It is designed to be a consultative process with opportunity for input from UC ANR academics and clientele/stakeholders.
  • Those involved in position development are expected to take a collaborative approach and statewide perspective to identifying critical needs, and looking forward to emerging challenges.
  • The goal is have a manageable number of priority positions proposed, relative to funding realities.
  • The new process increases success rate for proposed positions given each group agrees on priority positions for submittal.

Phased Approach:

  • The advisor and specialist processes each have three phases with groups working collaboratively to develop proposals, and reviewing earlier proposals to add proposals that they think are higher priority.
  • Each proposal development phase is intended to include internal consultation and external input from ANR stakeholders. We expect and strongly encourage ANR academics to engage with external stakeholders, including commodity groups, cooperating programs, agency partners, community groups, and others to explicitly discuss priority needs to for positions. Groups of related program areas and campus-based departments should discuss and develop complimentary position proposals to strengthen the ANR network.
  • You can communicate with the people who are able to submit positions and work collaboratively with them in these efforts. 
  • The proposals that didn’t make it in earlier phases could be picked up during the subsequent phases. They can be found on the proposal ideas web page.

 

Proposal Development Submittal Groups

Development Phase

County Directors and Research and Extension Center Directors

Feb. 7 – May 15

Executive Associate Deans

Feb. 7 – May 15

Program Team Leaders

May 15 – Aug. 1

Statewide Program and Institute Directors

Aug. 1 – Sept. 15

Submittal groups: Use the Universal Review System (URS) to create a proposal and upload a completed position template (Word .doc). Only one representative from each group needs to submit. You can access URS from your ANR Portal. Under Open Systems click on the "2018 Call for Positions." You can access your previous submissions under Universal Review System "Your Proposals."

 

Relevant documents:

 

 

 

 

For questions, contact Katherine Webb-Martinez at katherine.webb-martinez@ucop.edu or (510) 987-0029.

 

Below are the submitted proposals. This online tool is searchable to encourage collaboration. To begin, please search through positions that are currently being proposed and contact the submitter if you are interested in collaborating or have questions.

To see proposed ideas that may not or did not move forward to submittal, click the sub page on the side navigation. These ideas may be further developed by later submittal groups.

 

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Advisor Position Proposals

Position Title Proposed Location/Housing Submitted By
04 Horticulture and Specialty Crops Advisor Eureka, CA (Humboldt UCCE office) Valachovic, Yana
08 Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Sciences Advisor Riverside County Takele, Etaferahu
02 4-H Youth Development Area Advisor Butte or Glenn County Symmes, Emily
46 Fire Area Advisor Eureka, CA Stewart, William
06 Local Food Systems Advisor Amador or Calaveras county Oneto, Scott
41 Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Sciences Advisor UCCE Stanislaus County Martin, Anna
13 Soils and Irrigation Advisor Kern County Marsh, Brian
45 Diversified Agricultural Systems Area Advisor Lake County Lobo, Ramiro
10 Pest Vertebrate Management Area Advisor Napa County Lewis, David
42 Agronomy Area Advisor Stanislaus County Leinfelder-Miles, Michelle
14 Specialty Crops Advisor Sonoma Larson, Stephanie
17 Viticulture Advisor San Joaquin County Holtz, Brent
15 Urban Agriculture/Small Farms Area Advisor UCCE, San Bernardino County Hartin, Janet
07 Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Sciences Advisor Redding, CA (Shasta Co.) Forero, Larry
19 Youth, Families, and Communities Advisor Ventura County Downer, A. James
16 Vegetable Crops Area Advisor UCCE Capitol Corridor office in Woodland, Yolo County Doran, Morgan
20 Youth, Families, and Communities Area Advisor UCCE Capitol Corridor office in Fairfield, Solano County Doran, Morgan
11 Plant Pathology Area Advisor UCCE Monterey County de la Fuente, Maria
05 IPM Entomology Area Advisor Kings Day, Kevin
09 Orchard Systems Area Advisor Tehama Davy, Josh
18 Wildlife Management Area Advisor San Mateo County, Elkus Ranch Barry, Sheila
03 Entomology Advisor Imperial County Bachie, Oli
01 4-H Youth Development Advisor San Diego Ahiablame, Laurent
12 Production Horticulture Advisor San Diego Ahiablame, Laurent

Specialist Position Proposals

Position Title Proposed Location/Housing Submitted By
43 Agronomic Cropping Systems Specialist UC Davis Linquist, Bruce
28 Ecoinformatics Specialist College of Natural Resources - Dept. Environmental Science Policy and Management - UCB Lindow, Steven
40 Water Justice Policy and Planning Specialist College of Natural Resources - Dept. Environmental Science Policy and Management - UCB Lindow, Steven
31 Forest and Fuels Management Specialist College of Natural Resources - Dept. Environmental Science Policy and Management - UCB Lindow, Steven
44 Orchard Systems Specialist UC Davis, Department of Plant Sciences Duncan, Roger
26 Avian Management Specialist Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Delany, Mary
29 Economics of Food Marketing Systems Specialist Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Delany, Mary
23 Agriculture Land use and Climate Policy Department of Environmental Science and Policy, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Delany, Mary
21 4-H Community Youth Development Department of Human Ecology, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Delany, Mary
36 Soil Health Specialist Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Delany, Mary
27 Community Nutrition and Innovative Technologies Specialist Department of Nutrition, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Delany, Mary
33 Nutrient and Irrigation Management in Vegetable Crop Production Systems Specialist Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Delany, Mary
32 Invasive Weed and Restoration Ecology Specialist Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Delany, Mary
25 Animal Welfare and Behavior for Communities and Production Systems Specialist Veterinary Medicine Extension, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis Atwill, Edward
34 Precision Livestock and Poultry Production Systems Specialist Veterinary Medicine Extension, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis Atwill, Edward
35 Rural Community Disaster Preparedness Specialist Veterinary Medicine Extension, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis Atwill, Edward
24 AgroHealth Specialist Veterinary Medicine Extension & Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis Atwill, Edward
22 Agricultural Acaralogy Specialist Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center (KARE), Parlier, CA, and affiliated with the Department of Entomology, UC Riverside. Anderson, Michael
30 Food Crop Safety Specialist Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, UC Riverside Anderson, Michael
39 Trade Barrier Arthropod Pest Specialist Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center (KARE) and affiliated with the Department of Entomology, UC Riverside. Anderson, Michael
37 Subtropical Crops Pathology Specialist This Specialist will be stationed in the Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology at UC Riverside, which is centrally located to reach production areas for both citrus and avocado, as well as other subtropical crops. Anderson, Michael
38 Technology Society and Policy Specialist This position will be located in the School of Public Policy at UC Riverside. Anderson, Michael
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