Kansas State University
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|Posted On:||Tuesday, 4th September 2018|
Manhattan, Kansas 66506
About this Role:
The Sustainable Food Production Systems Lab in the Horticulture and Natural Resources department at Kansas State University is hiring a farm manager/research assistant to manage the Willow Lake Student Farm and assist with research activities at the farm and within the program. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the student farm, including maintenance of crops grown for research and sale, upkeep of the facilities and equipment, and facilitating volunteer and student work at the farm. Additionally, this position will assist with lab and greenhouse research, as well as help facilitate instructional lab activities.
Why Join Us:
The Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources originated in 1871 making it one of the first and oldest departments at Kansas State University. Today, as our mission statement underscores, we are committed to educating outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, contributing significant research results to solve problems associated with our disciplines, and providing our constituencies across the state, region and nation with excellent extension programs.
Our diverse department conducts its activities at a variety of locations with facilities on the main campus in Manhattan and outlying research and education centers.
Salary Range: $42,090-$65,230
Full job description and online application can be found at http://careers.k-state.edu/mob/cw/en-us/job/504513/farm-manager