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 :
Northwest Michigan Farm Management Extension Educator
Keywords separated by commas :
farm managerment, extension, educator, agriculture, agribusiness
Location :
Antrim or Benzie County
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 (AABI), 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. 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. The successful candidate will provide learning experiences and information for farmers and agri-business professionals that will contribute to enhancing profitable agricultural products, contribute to the short and long-term viability of farms, and the economic well- being of Michigan residents, and serve as an informational resource for Extension personnel.
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Minimum education level :
Masters degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to farm business management preferred; candidates with a Bachelors degree in a field of study related to farm business management and associated experience, will be considered with the expectation to complete a Master's degree within a specified time frame, in a related field, prior to employment.
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Contact :
Karlena Rajel
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