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Program Director – Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program

Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled

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The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) (lumcon.edu) and the Management Conference of the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) (btnep.org) invite applications for the position of Program Director. BTNEP is a unique and complex program of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Louisiana’s Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium. The mission of the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) is the preservation and restoration of the Barataria-Terrebonne estuarine system, the 4.2 million acre region between the Atchafalaya and Mississippi Rivers. BTNEP strives to rebuild and protect the estuary for future generations through the implementation of a Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan, a science-based, consensus-driven plan that utilizes partnerships focused on the estuary’s rich cultural, economic, and natural resources. The Program Director serves as the principal spokesperson and advocate for BTNEP and provides overall direction to a professional program staff to ensure adherence to program goals and objectives.

Education/Experience

  • A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in science, natural or physical science,
    environmental studies, environmental science or related fields plus 10 years of full-time experience with
    some of those years being in a management and/or leadership capacity of an environmental or coastal
    restoration program.
  • A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the degrees listed above or related fields;
    plus 12 years of the required experience.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the degrees listed above, or related
    fields; plus 15 years of the required experience.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is competitive and negotiable based on experience.

To Apply

Resumes and cover letters should be submitted electronically by Monday, March 30, 2020 to Eddie M.
Filce Jr., LUMCON Human Resource Officer (efilce@lumcon.edu) or by mail to Louisiana Universities
Marine Consortium, 8124 Louisiana 56, Chauvin, LA 70344.

LUMCON is an AA/EO employer.

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