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University of Idaho
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Posted: 03/17/2017
Associate Manager, Dairy Center

University of Idaho

Associate Manager, Dairy Center

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $15.55 - $19.18

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The associate manager is responsible for all operations at the Palouse Research, Extension, and Education Center (PREEC ) Dairy Center. He or she is responsible for supervising, training, evaluating and setting schedules for board appointed and temporary employees at the dairy. The associate manager ensures current SOP protocols are updated and adhered to for all dairy operation tasks. The associate manager assists the Superintendent with managing the Dairy operations budgets and expenditures, ensuring expenditures are appropriate and accurate. Along with the Animal and Feed Mill Manager, Superintendent of the PREEC , and the Animal and Veterinarian (AVS ) Department Head, the associate manager is responsible for maintaining a year end-balanced budget for all dairy. The associate manager will occasionally be asked to provide management relief at the UI Beef and Sheep Unit and assist with other PREEC activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience: BS degree in Dairy or Animal Science or related field within 3 months of hire and at least 2 years experience; OR 4 years of related experience

Experience with: maintenance and operation of livestock projection equipment; computerized record keeping; basic research principles.

Ability to: maintain accurate records and manage budgets.

Demonstrated Ability to: work with diverse individuals; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; handle large animals; supervise and train others;

Some supervisory experience.

Must be able to work flexible hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience and interest in research involving aspects of dairy, beef or sheep management, health and nutrition.

Working knowledge of sanitation procedures necessary in livestock care.

Knowledge of safety practices necessary in handling animals, farm equipment, and vehicles.

Experience in operation of a skid-steer loader, and loading and towing of livestock trailers.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Lift, carry, or otherwise move items weighing up to 50 pounds.

Willingness to work in hot and dusty conditions

Posting Number: SP001333P

Posting Date: 03/16/2017

Closing Date: 3/30/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.