ITAM Planning, Program & Budgeting Coordinator

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
$79,000 - $84,000
23 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
21 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations. To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit

Position Summary

A position as Planning, Programming and Budgeting Coordinator for the Army Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Program is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) (Research Associate II, Special). This position will support the ITAM Executive Agent at Army Training Support Command, Fort Eustis, Virginia. ITAM is a part of the Army’s Sustainable Range Program (SRP) and supports management and maintenance of training lands while supporting mission readiness and training requirements. ITAM establishes policies and procedures to achieve optimum, sustainable use of training and testing lands. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the TCM-Live director.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Required Job Qualifications

The successful candidate must:
• Be eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
• Hold a minimum of a B.S. degree in natural resources ecology or management, natural science, physical sciences, or related field
• Have at least three years professional work experience in natural resources or environmental management, with a minimum of two of those years working on DoD lands or issues related to military training.
• Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
• Be proficient with Microsoft Windows and Office software.
• Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Competitive candidates will have:
• An advanced degree related to business management or similar degree.
• A demonstrated ability to effectively manage diverse and concurrent responsibilities.
• A current DoD Common Access Card.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category ITAM workplan training Duty/Responsibility

Perform all aspects of the ITAM Workplan, including identification and verification of software functionality requirements, training/assisting installations with development and reporting of ITAM project requirements. Maintenance of content for “ITAM Workplan Help” and “Planning & Budgeting” pages on the Army Sustainable Range Program web portal. Travel as required to conduct on-site ITAM Workplan trainings and installation site visits.

Percentage Of Time 30% Job Duty Category Planning and Budgeting Duty/Responsibility

Make decisions in collaboration with other team members and independently regarding development of training materials, scheduling and prioritization of one-on-one and group training for ITAM Workplan software, analysis and evaluation of individual projects and associated costs, and website content. Analysis of Installation and Command ITAM program requirements, and recommendations to Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA) on annual Installation and Command budget requests, annual funding allocations, staffing models, and program requirements prediction for future years. Facilitate review and approval of installation work by responsible Commands. Contribute towards the development of written guidance for ITAM program planning and budgeting for HQDA.

Percentage Of Time 70%

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prospective candidates should apply online at Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than December 11, 2016, for full consideration. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

1) Statement of Qualifications (one page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement)
2) Resume
3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications)
4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded)
5) References (contact information for professional references including at least one supervisor, references will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates)

Conditions of Employment

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License, Special Requirements/Other - • Candidate must be able to comply with all applicable regulations to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC). Furthermore, candidates are required at a minimum to complete a NACI/SF85 and successfully pass a federal background check to remain eligible for empl

Search Contact Sabrina Broderick,

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.