Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Regional Aquaculture Marketing Specialist
University or Organization :
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program
State or Territory :
Indiana
Application Deadline :
Apr 01, 2019
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Regional Aquaculture Marketing Specialist
Keywords separated by commas :
aquaculture, marketing, seafood, food hub, food systems
Location :
West Lafayette, Indiana
Area, Department or Unit :
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Depends on qualifications
Start Date:
Jun 01, 2019
Description:
The Regional Aquaculture Marketing Extension Specialist will develop and deliver consumer-oriented aquaculture extension throughout the USDA North Central Region. The specialist will work in collaboration with the Great Lakes Sea Grant Programs and the USDA North Central Regional Aquaculture center to inform the market for local aquaculture products throughout the Midwest. Main responsibilities will include (1) developing, delivering, and evaluating consumer-oriented aquaculture extension programming throughout the North Central Region (Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota) including: face-to-face programming, print and digital publications, and other forms of outreach and extension; (2) Working with social scientists to conduct and interpret a needs assessment to better understand what consumer- and marketing-oriented aquaculture programming is being done and how to best use extension to address consumer and producer needs; (3) working with existing personnel throughout the North Central Region to develop and deliver extension programming to address needs; (4) Using quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods to assess the effectiveness of the programming and plan future work- Serving as a liaison among the Sea Grant programs, partnering universities, and other aquaculture stakeholders throughout the North Central Region; and (5) Helping manage IISGs online and social media aquaculture extension resources, including a project-specific website and social media presence
Position Category:
Extension specialist
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
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 :
Master's degree in Marketing with a focus on food, food systems, or natural resources; environmental marketing; environmental economics; fisheries; natural resources management; or related field
Years of experience :
Two years' experience working in extension, food systems, marketing, or a related field
Travel Requirements:
Periodic travel throughout the North Central Region is required.
Other Requirements:
In lieu of degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience; Bachelor's + 4 years' experience

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Stuart Carlton
Phone Number with Area Code :
765-494-3726
Application Instructions :
To apply or see a complete description, please visit Purdue University's Job Board or https://careers.purdue.edu/job/West-Lafayette-Regional-Aquaculture-Marketing-Extension-Specialist-IN-47906/540076900/