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Posting Date:             May 16, 2014                                      Posting End Date:      July 31, 2014

Position:                     Project Coordinator

Location:                    Cooperative Extension

Full-time

Essential Duties

Project: Enhancing Sustainable Livestock Production through Pasture Improvement and Grazing/Browsing Management.

  • Prepare a detailed plan of operation of the project activities
  • Coordinate day-to-day research and Extension activities of the project: planning,  implementation, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Coordinate with project key personnel, participant producers, county agents, and university personnel  for successfully accomplishing the project objectives
  • Coordinate with participant producers to enhance the existing demonstration sites to program centers and develop a new silvopasture demonstration site
  • Coordinate with the project team and university personnel to develop the silvopasture and grazing/browsing research and demonstration sites at the university facility
  • Plan, advertise, and organize training sessions, workshops, and field days
  • Collect and compile daily accomplishments and prepare annual progress reports
  • Collect and analyze research and Extension data, and prepare manuscripts for journals and Extension publication, such as fact sheets, research highlights, and technotes 
  • Perform quarterly, annual, and final impact assessments/evaluations of the project in a timely manner,
  • Prepare a comprehensive final report of the project
  • Participate in relevant meetings, seminars, and conferences and present the project outcomes as necessary
  • Carry out other activities relevant to the project

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in Animal Science, Agriculture, Silvopasture/Agroforestry, or closely relevant field
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with a little supervision and a good team player
  • Must be willing to travel independently to various counties of Alabama
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop research and Extension publications, and progress reports
  • Skills in using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher) and data analysis packages (SAS, Excel, and SPSS)
  • Skills and knowledge in using Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Experience in organizing training, seminars, workshops, meetings, and field days
  • Ability to conduct impact assessment and prepare reports
  • Must be a team player
  • Experience in coordinating with different departments, county Extension offices, rural farm community, and other organization

Salary
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.

Human Resources Department

Attn:  U. Karki

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

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

 

 

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