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Posting Date:             June 13, 2014                         Posting End Date:     August 1, 2014


Position:         Coordinator for Farm & Rural Policy Division of the Carver Integrative Sustainability Center (CISC)


Location:        College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences



Essential Duties

  • Prepare a detailed report on impact of relevant government and non-government policy on rural communities, farmers, citizens
  • Coordinate with CISC key personnel, participant producers, county agents, and university personnel for successfully accomplishing CISC objectives
  • Design and establish an annual Rural Policy Report
  • Design and implement research to assess impacts of rural policy
  • Explore and produce educational materials (brochure, flyer, posters, postcards, bulletin, factsheet, PowerPoints)
  • Create and maintain a database for policy impact in the Black Belt Region to include policy in historical context
  • Establish a training center for stakeholder to promote understanding policy development
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Doctorate degree in Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology, Social work with 5 or more years of experience, or Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology, Social work with 30 or more years of experience

Additional Desirable Qualifications

  • Significant experience in working with Socially and Historically Disadvantaged Farmers
  • Computer literacy
  • Be able to statistically analyze and research data


Commensurate with training, experience, and University Compensation Plan

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant should complete a Tuskegee University employment application, and submit (3) letters of references and a copy of the appropriate transcript for the educational requirements with the submission. Incomplete application and/or application packets received after the deadline of August 1, 2014 at 4:00 p.m., CST will eliminate the possibility of an interview.  Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a completed application in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Human Resources Department

Attn:  W. Hill

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address: employment@mytu.tuskegee.edu               Fax: 334-724-4319

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