Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Christmas Tree Extension Educator
University or Organization :
Michigan State University Extension
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Application Deadline :
Mar 10, 2020
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Keywords separated by commas :
christmas tree, forestry, extension, educator
Location :
Missaukee 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
Michigan State University Extension is searching for a person to serve as an Extension Educator in the Christmas tree industry. MSU Extension, in partnership with the Michigan Christmas Tree Association, is recognized as a leader in providing research-based programming to growers in Michigan and throughout the Great Lakes region. This Extension Educator will be located in Missaukee County, the number one county in Michigan for Christmas tree production.As part of the Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute (AABI), this position will provide leadership and educational programming expertise to the Christmas tree industry. This position will have both a local and statewide focus, will collaborate across work teams, Institutes, and commodity groups, and work with faculty, specialists and educators for overall advancement of agricultural industries.In this position, you will design, implement, and evaluate educational programming that is research based, will address the needs of clientele, and ensure dissemination of research-based information through various methods including multi-media, personal education, and written articles. You will provide growers and agri-business professionals with the knowledge to profitably produce Christmas trees and complementing products. While contributing to the short and long-term viability of farms and the economic well-being of Michigan citizens, you will serve as an informational resource for Extension personnel and clientele.
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Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)Master's degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to horticulture, forestry or related fields with a focus on aspects of the Christmas tree industry, must be earned by date of hire.Desired QualificationsExperience working with the tree and/or nursery industries.
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Karlena Rajel
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