Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
MSU Extension Educator
University or Organization :
Michigan State University Extension
State or Territory :
Michigan
Application Deadline :
Aug 28, 2019
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Northwest Michigan Farm Management Extension Management
Keywords separated by commas :
Agriculture, Agribusiness, Farm Management, Farm, Extension, Educator
Location :
Antrim County, MI
Area, Department or Unit :
Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education and experience
Start Date:
None Stated
Description:
As part of Michigan State University Extension and the Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute, this position will provide local as well as statewide leadership and educational programming expertise in Farm Management with emphasis on whole-farm business analysis. The successful applicant will work with farmers and agribusiness across northwest Michigan and work statewide as appropriate. Northwest Michigan is home for much of Michigans cherry industry, along with apple and wine grape production, together with traditional row crop and livestock farms, with many large and progressive farmers in the region. This position will collaborate across work teams, Institutes and commodity groups, and work with faculty, specialists and educators for overall advancement of Michigan agricultural industries. This position will be the regional point-of-contact for eastern Michigan and provide leadership and educational programming expertise in farm management with an emphasis on farm business analysis, business transition, income tax education, and general farm business management topics, such as economics of technologies and return on investment. The successful applicant will design, implement, and evaluate educational programming that is research based, will address the needs of clientele groups; ensure dissemination of research-based information through various methods, including multi-media, in- person education, social media, use of distance education technologies, written articles, bulletins, etc. This position is located in Antrim County which is near Traverse City.
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ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
Masters degree required. Candidates with a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to farm business management are invited to apply with the understanding that completion of a Masters degree will be required within a specified time frame, in a related field, after employment.
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Keri Rowley
Email :
Phone Number with Area Code :
517-353-9108