Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Director Ag Communication
University or Organization :
North Dakota State University
State or Territory :
N. Dakota
Application Deadline :
Nov 09, 2020
Descriptive Job Title :
Director of Agriculture Communication
Keywords separated by commas :
Extension, Communication, Marketing, Technology, Journalism
Location :
Fargo, North Dakota
Area, Department or Unit :
Agriculture Communication
Full/Part Time :
Salary :
Start Date:
None Stated
Interested in leading a diverse communications and technology unit that serves a variety of internal and external audiences? This may be the job for you. North Dakota State University is looking for an Agriculture Communication director to lead communications efforts for NDSU Agricultural Affairs. This includes NDSU Extension; the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station; and the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources.The Agriculture Communication director provides leadership for the department's staff of 23 who provide editorial, marketing, graphics, electronic media, distance education, web, computer support, distribution, administration, and print/copy services.
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Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.
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Minimum education level :
Bachelor's Degree in communications, journalism, marketing, information technology, or a related field
Years of experience :
Professional experience in communications, journalism, marketing, information technology, or related areas.
Travel Requirements:
Some travel required
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Application URL:
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Contact :
John McEvoy
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Application Instructions :
The position is open until filled. For full consideration, application screening will begin on November 9, 2020. Application materials must include: 1) a letter of interest that specifically addresses how your experiences and qualifications intersect with the desired traits indicated for this position; 2) a statement of leadership and management philosophy; 3) a comprehensive vita; and 4) the names and contact information (telephone number, postal address, and email address) of three professional references for future contact, including your professional relationship with each reference listed. Please direct questions or nominations to Dr. John McEvoy, Search Committee Chair, by email ( or phone (701-231-8530). Applicants must submit all materials through the NDSU Human Resources portal.