The director serves in a full-time, twelve-month management position. Under the general supervision of the Dean of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (Jordan College), the director will work closely with faculty within the Department of Plant Science and the Department of Industrial Technology in fulfilling the mission of the Center for Irrigation Technology (CIT). The successful candidate is expected to provide research leadership to the Center for Irrigation Technology including, but not limited to: 1) promoting and facilitating leading-edge research, including collaborative and interdisciplinary research in areas related to water, energy, technology and agriculture; 2) increasing the internal and external research opportunities for faculty, staff and students; 3) developing effective liaisons and partnerships with the irrigation industry, government agencies, water districts, and elected officials; 4) transferring of knowledge through outreach and technology transfer; 5) providing interdisciplinary research training for faculty and staff and; 6) managing the center's research plan effectively and efficiently, ensuring adherence to all accepted standards of research and ethical behavior as well as college and university policies.
The director also serves as a member of the California Agricultural Technology Institute (CATI) Center Directors Advisory Board, participates in the CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI), and serves on the Jordan College Administrative Council.
Administrative, research and outreach responsibilities include:
Minimum RequirementsKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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