School of AgriculturePioneer Farm
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is seeking applications for Assistant Enterprise Manager for Pioneer Farm in the School of Agriculture, a permanent, full-time (12 month) appointment. Primary responsibilities will include assisting with production activities related to the livestock and cropping enterprises and working with faculty, staff and students to meet the educational, research and outreach goals of Pioneer Farm. Supervisor for the position will be the Director of Pioneer Farm.
- A bachelor's degree in an agricultural field;
- Applicants must have a minimum of three years' experience in agriculture, preferably with direct involvement with livestock and farm machinery/equipment;
- Demonstrated experience in managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines;
- Demonstrated experience in the supervision of employees, specifically student labor;
- Evidence of strong organizational skills and the ability to work cooperatively is required;
- Positive attitude and ability to effectively work and communicate with a variety of people;
- Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends
- Demonstrated experience and ability to keep accurate and well organized records ; and
- Demonstrated commitment to or experience with diverse populations.
- Assist with day to day operations of Pioneer Farm: including work with the dairy, swine, beef, bull test and crop enterprises as needed;
- Work with Pioneer Farm staff and student labor to ensure that production activities are being completed in a safe and timely fashion;
- Assist faculty, staff and university partners in coordination of academic, research, and outreach activities planned and hosted at Pioneer Farm;
- Attendance at weekly meetings and continuous communication with Pioneer Farm staff regarding on-going activities; and
- Assist in maintaining financial, production and agronomic records as needed.
$36,065-40,000, commensurate with qualifications.
September 3, 2013.
Qualified applicants are required to submit:
- A letter of application addressing the qualifications and requirements for the position;
- A current resume;
- A separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; and
- A list of three references (name, address, email and phone).
Contact search committee chair: Chuck Steiner, Director, Pioneer Farm, University of Wisconsin-Platteville at firstname.lastname@example.org
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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
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