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|Drivers License Class:
||1 - Car/Lt Truck/Moped/Non CDL Vehicle||
||Agronomy - Crops Extension Field Specialist|
||Over 150 Days|
||Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri|
||Previous Extension Service experience.
Demonstrated leadership in developing or leading learning communities.
||REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree, completed by first day of employment. One degree in agronomy or other closely related field. |
Certified Crop Advisor or ability to obtain within two years of employment. Experience with crop production in the upper Great Plains.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work as a team member. Demonstrated use of technology in managing and/or delivering educational programs. Demonstrated ability or potential to plan, implement, and evaluate educational materials and direct effective programs. Valid South Dakota driver's license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire, and willingness to travel.
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide strong regional and statewide leadership in delivering research-based programming in the Competitive Crops capstone area. The Agronomy-Crops Field Specialist will be responsible for development and dissemination of research-based programming and resources in support of producers growing the major field crops across South Dakota. They will travel extensively to build strong relationships with producer groups, agribusinesses, and governmental agencies to identify ongoing and emerging needs of crop producers. This is a 12 month, full-time, non-faculty exempt position.
Salary Commensurate with qualifications. Equal Opportunity Employer
Posting # 0005265
||Rapid city, SD 57701|
|| Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Holidays, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Retirement, Sick Leave, Vacation, Vision|