Job Summary

Official Job Title :
MSU Extension Educator
University or Organization :
Michigan State University Extension
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Application Deadline :
Nov 04, 2019
Descriptive Job Title :
Field Crops Extension Educator
Keywords separated by commas :
field crops, extension, educator, agriculture, agribusiness
Location :
Montcalm 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
As part of Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) and the Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute, this position will provide local as well as statewide leadership and educational programming expertise in field crop production.Located in Stanton, Michigan (Montcalm County), this position will have both a local and state-wide focus, will collaborate across work teams, Institutes, and commodity groups, and work with faculty, specialists and educators for overall advancement of Michigan agricultural industries.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, personal education and written articles; provide growers and agri-business professionals with the knowledge to profitably produce agricultural products, contributing to the short and long-term viability of farms, and the economic well-being of Michigan citizens; and serve as an informational resource for Extension personnel and clientele. The successful applicant will also network statewide with the existing core of 16 field crops Educators to provide education and service to the Michigan field crops industries. Michigan State University Extension encourages self-motivated people trained in this area who are eager to work with crop farmers to help them improve the profitability, viability, and sustainability of Michigan agriculture to apply for this position.
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Minimum education level :
Masters degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to crops science, horticulture, soil science, entomology or plant pathology preferred; candidates with a Bachelors degree in a field of study related to crops science, horticulture, soil science, entomology or plant pathology and associated experience, will be considered with the expectation that the selected candidate will complete a Masters degree within a specified time frame as discussed with the Institute Director prior to employment.
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Contact :
Karlena Rajel
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