Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Agriculture and Food Systems Professional
University or Organization :
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension
State or Territory :
Application Deadline :
Apr 15, 2020
Descriptive Job Title :
Agriculture and Food Systems Professional
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Location :
Aroostook County, Maine
Area, Department or Unit :
Cooperative Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
$40,461-$45,000 Commensurate with experience
Start Date:
Jun 01, 2020
The Agriculture and Food Systems Professional position in Aroostook County is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in support of farm businesses in the county. This work will often be done in partnership with county-based colleagues and statewide commodity (potato, dairy, livestock, fruit, and vegetable) or subject specialists (water quality, pest management, food safety) within Cooperative Extension. In particular, the professional will be expected to respond to the needs of livestock producers as well as to the needs of home gardeners. The professional will have overall responsibility for a county-wide Master Gardener Volunteer program.
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Minimum education level :
Master's Degree
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Application URL:
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Contact :
Angela Hart
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Application Instructions :
Materials must be submitted via HireTouch (online). You will need to create a profile and application; upload1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position 2.) a resume/curriculum vitae3.) contact information for three professional references. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.