University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (Little Rock) — Instructor, ANR Educator

This is a new position with production management advice and education to Delta peanut/cotton systems including BMPs and large scale demonstrations to improve peanut production in the growing peanut/cotton (multi-crop) systems. In addition, this position will mentor young and mid-career agents in row crop production. Responsibilities will be state-wide, but with emphasis on the Arkansas Delta and NE Arkansas.

Required:  Master’s degree in Agriculture or related field is required. Ability to travel and drive in Arkansas extensively and work long hours during the growing season.

Preferred: Extensive experience in the Arkansas Delta in row crop agriculture is highly preferred. Current knowledge of research-based BMPS for multiple crops in the Delta is preferred. Documented experience in leadership with experience dealing with industry leaders, government leaders, consultants, and county agents highly preferred. Demonstrated excellence in field programs, research-based advisory, demonstrations and reporting. Documented ability to work with and lead diverse teams working in applied field demonstrations and extension education. Documented knowledge of cotton/peanut and related systems on soils and conditions typical of the Arkansas Delta.

For details, visit http://jobs.uaex.edu Posting # 789

UACES is an AA/EEO/Disabled/Veterans/E-Verify employer.

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