Project Manager – soil health

Agency
Soil Health Institute
Location
Morrisville, NC
Job Category
Jobs - Bachelor's Degree, Jobs - Master's Degree
website
https://soilhealthinstitute.org
Salary
$75,000 - $100,000/yr commensurate with experience
Last Date to Apply
First review of applications - July 1, 2019
Description

This is a full-time position with attractive benefits.
Initially a one-year appointment with the possibility of extension.
Frequent travel, primarily to midwestern farming communities, will be required.

The individual selected will be responsible for managing a project whose goal is to provide quantitative evaluation of the economics of soil health systems in both experimental and on-farm settings. Accordingly, the incumbent will work closely and effectively with SHI’s Agricultural Economist and many partners in selecting, scheduling, and interviewing farmers about their agricultural production and farm management practices; will personally perform those interviews and collect/compile the associated production methods and data, as needed; will assist with writing reports; and will work closely and effectively with communications teams across SHI and our partnering organizations for implementing a communications plan that includes participating in social media and producing videos, fact sheets, webinars, newsletters, and others.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Agronomy, Soil Science, Crop Science or an associated area. A Master's degree is preferred
  • Demonstration of excellent verbal and written communication skills involving agricultural production is required
  • Background in or experience with field crop production and associated farming considerations is required
  • Experience in project leadership and management is highly preferred
  • Applicant must be authorized to work in the United States

To Apply:
Email a resume/C.V., college transcripts, application letter addressing the above responsibilities and qualifications, and contact information for three references to:
Byron Rath - brath@soilhealthinstitute.org - indicate "Project Manager Position" in subject line.

Contact Person
Byron Rath
Contact eMail
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