Academic Professional - Associate Director of the Langdale Center

Position ID: 42555
University of Georgia
School of Forest Resources
Warnell Forest & Natural Resources
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Academic Professional, Associate Director, Academic
Job Description: 


Posting Details
Posting Number F0328P
Working Title Academic Professional-Associate Director of the Langdale Center
Department Warnell For & Nat Resources
About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

Posting Type External
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Anticipated Start Date 07/01/2019
Job Posting Date 03/11/2019
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration, please apply by April 15, 2019. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, unofficial transcripts of all college-level work, and contact information for three references. Reference letters will be requested for individuals considered for interviews and should be submitted to the chair of the search committee, Mr. Bob Izlar, Review of complete applications will begin on April 16, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. All applicants MUST apply online through the University of Georgia UGAJobs system ( No paper applications will be accepted. For additional information, please contact Bob Izlar (, chair of the search committee. As a condition of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background investigation, and offers of employment shall be conditional pending the result of the background investigation.

Location of Vacancy Athens Area
EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Details
Position Information
Classification Title Academic Professional AC
Faculty Rank Academic Professional
Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.)
Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree in a disciplinary area appropriate for the position (as defined by the job posting)

Position Summary

This is fiscal year (12-mo) Academic Professional, non-tenure track faculty position in the Harley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business ( of the Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources. The position is a 70% administrative and 30% teaching appointment with undergraduate and master’s program instructional responsibilities including wood procurement, forestry consulting, and a summer field course. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and conducting the biennial Timberland Investment Conference and other periodic continuing education programs, assist in strategic planning efforts, market graduate programs to prospective students, and maintain close ties to program employers and stakeholders. The successful candidate will also assist the Dean of the Warnell School with corporate-focused development efforts and legislative/external affairs.

Additional Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD in a field related to forestry, economics, business, or other related field or an MBA or similar master’s degree with ten or more years of significant managerial or executive experience in the forest business sector.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

We particularly encourage applicants with at least one degree from an SAF accredited forestry program.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their ability to work collaboratively with faculty and be effective instructors with undergraduate and graduate students.

Does this position have financial responsibilities? No
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Forestry, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2019
Vacancy Status: 

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator