Visiting Hunter Recruitment Specialist (2 positions)
The Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS) seeks two (2) individuals to provide support with the development and maintenance of a new statewide science-driven hunter recruitment, retention, and reactivation program in Illinois. This program is a collaboration with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). The positions are full-time grant funded and will be based at INHS on the campus of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
The following positions will focus on: 1) deer/turkey/upland game hunter recruiting, and 2) waterfowl hunter recruiting. Please indicate in your cover letter which focus group you feel you are most qualified.
Duties of recruiters include, but are not limited to, the following:
Recruiters will be supervised and report to the program lead scientist at INHS. Because these positions will be working with minors, the University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Qualifications – Required
Qualifications – Preferred
Salary: Positions are full-time grant supported at an annual salary of $37,500, plus benefits. We anticipate annual renewal based upon satisfactory progress in the position and continued funding. The preferred start date is 16 April 2017, but this is somewhat flexible.
Benefits: Generous vacation and sick leave. State Universities Retirement System. Group health, dental, vision and life insurances.
Applications must be received by April 7, 2017. To apply, all candidates must submit an online profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu. Qualified candidates must upload a cover letter (2 pages) detailing qualifications and examples of experience relevant to the position, curriculum vitae, and contact information including e-mail addresses of three professional references. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For more information, contact Angela Young, Human Resources, Illinois Natural History Survey, 217-244-7793 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For technical questions regarding this position, contact: Jared Duquette, Hunter recruitment program lead scientist at email@example.com.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).