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North Carolina A&T State University
Cooperative Extension
North Carolina
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Posted: 03/16/2021
AgroMedicine Coordinator
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

The Program Coordinator will work in partnership with the AgrAbility Project and North Carolina Agromedicine Institute faculty to develop and lead collaborative and synergistic research, Extension and academic efforts to identify and address the health and safety risks of farmers, their families and communities. The coordinator will provide leadership for the NC AgrAbility Project including oversight of the federal grant award and supervision of project staff and graduate students. This position is responsible for the development of a strong extramurally-funded research and Extension agenda, centered around a high priority, high impact theme or in a closely related emerging area of interest and need in the field of agricultural occupational and environmental health and safety. The coordinator is responsible for the maintenance and expansion of efforts to fulfill the goals of the NC Agromedicine Institute and AgrAbility project. This position will contribute to the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive research based educational programming agenda that meets the needs of limited-resource and socially-disadvantaged, small farmers consistent with the vision, mission, and goals of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree required from an accredited university in agriculture, rehabilitation engineering, industrial design, rural sociology, public health, environmental health or some other related fields.
Three or more years of work experience with vocational rehabilitation industries or some other related agriculture field.
Knowledge of agricultural, small family businesses and farm machinery.
Computer literacy (proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Office, etc.; experience with statistical analysis software preferred).
Strong oral and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated experience with planning, implementing, marketing, and evaluating educational programs.
Ability to handle multiple demands and set priorities.
Experience with grant writing and project management.
Experience with program reporting and successful proposal development.
Experience in development of training curriculum/training materials.
Experience working effectively as a team member.
Experience in recruiting and supervising volunteers.
Ability to manage time and resources.
Valid Driver’s license and personal transportation.
Ability to travel and work after hours/weekends as needed.
Candidates must be able to lift and set up displays and tables at meeting such as fairs and conferences.

Special Instructions to Applicant:

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.

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North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.