Agricultural Specialist III - Farm Operator

Location
Iowa
Posted
05 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2019
Ref
90259P
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is advertising for an Ag Specialist III – Farm Operator in Ag Education and Studies (AGEDS). This position will collaborate with the Instructor-In-Charge and AGEDS 450 Farm, which is a self-sustaining farm.

This position will collaborate on all production activities associated with corn and soybean cropping enterprise and wean-to-finish contract grower swine enterprise including the operation and maintenance of equipment and machinery, as direct by the Instructor and AGEDS 450 Class.

The successful candidate will be a team player and be willing to carry out management decisions of the class with excellent organizational and communication skills. They will be able to work alone and work with a diverse team while providing the insight to notify proper management if issues arise. They will have the ability to exercise independent thinking and judgment, and be a self-motivator. The successful candidate must be able to lift up to 150 lbs.
All college employees are expected to interact collegially and in a professional manner while maintaining the highest standards of integrity and ethic