SENIOR FARM MANAGER

Location
Athens
Posted
Jul 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary Individual will work under the direction of the REI to provide leadership and oversight of farm and animal operations at the ADS Tifton Campus. Specific duties will be to supervise farm unit employees and direct daily farm operations; work with faculty and staff to facilitate research; prioritize facility maintenance and equipment repair/purchases; oversee MR&R projects; and assist with hiring, training, and evaluation of staff. This individual will be expected to help develop plans for improving forage production, renovation of pastures/hay fields, managing soil fertility, irrigation, weed control, and improvements to infrastructure and equipment. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in animal science, agronomy or related field and 2 years of experience in farm management, including budgetary management, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience.