Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
County Agent III - CY (equivalent to Assistant Professor)
University or Organization :
Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Rutgers University
State or Territory :
New Jersey
Application Deadline :
Mar 25, 2019
 
Descriptive Job Title :
County Agent III - CY (equivalent to Assistant Professor) - Monmouth County
Keywords separated by commas :
Agriculture, Commercial nursey production, horticultural industry
Location :
Freehold, NJ (Monmouth County)
Area, Department or Unit :
Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Full/Part Time :
Full time
Salary :
Start Date:
May 01, 2019
Description:
The Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources of Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) at Rutgers University invites applications for a full time, 12 month calendar year, tenure track faculty position at the rank of County Agent III (equivalent to Assistant Professor).The position will provide leadership and support for the commercial nursery, christmas tree, and greenhouse production in Monmouth County and throughout the central region of NJ with specific emphasis, expertise, and research in innovative practices in field and container production; IPM management for field and greenhouse pests and diseases (biotic and abiotic); and the horticultural industry in general.
Position Category:
Faculty, Agriculture
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
Evidence of successfully training, mentoring, and evaluating staff, ensuring the requirements and objectives of program outreach and impact. Have the ability to work cooperatively and communicate with staff, volunteers, and clientele.Willingness and dedication to commit to the long hours associated with the position are expected evening and weekend events expected with Monmouth County Board of Agriculture, Agriculture Development Board, Soil Conservation District, etc.
Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
to carry out the functions
of this job? :
yes

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
Masters degree from accredited institution in horticultural science, agricultural science, entomology, plant pathology or related field is required.
Years of experience :
three years minimum post-degree professional experience required for appointment to the rank of County Agent III (equivalent to Assistant Professor). Effective public speaking and presentation skills for program delivery and communications to clientele are required. Computer proficiency is required.Research experience in experimental design, data collection, evaluation and analysis is preferred. Experience / background in production agriculture / horticulture preferred. Supervisory or managerial experience as it relates to staff and volunteer management is preferred.Evidence of successfully training, mentoring, and evaluating staff, ensuring the requirements and objectives of program outreach and impact. Have the ability to work cooperatively and communicate with staff, volunteers, and clientele.
Travel Requirements:
Weekends and nights as needed.
Other Requirements:
Willingness and dedication to commit to the long hours associated with the position are expected evening and weekend events expected with Monmouth County Board of Agriculture, Agriculture Development Board, Soil Conservation District, etc.Current NJDEP Pesticide Applicators License in the appropriate categories (3ABC and/or 10), or ability to acquire same within 9 months post-hire. A valid NJ drivers license or ability to acquire said license is a necessity for the performance of this position

LINKS

Application URL:
This is the link to the official application website.
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Nick Polanin
Phone Number with Area Code :
848-932-3588
Application Instructions :
Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file containing (1) a cover letter including the names and contact information of three references, and (2) a Curriculum Vitae.Applications will be accepted until March 4, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found.