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Soil Stewards Farm Manager

Employer
University of Idaho
Location
Idaho, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 11, 2024


University of Idaho

Soil Stewards Farm Manager


Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Student/Temporary

Pay Range: $18.00 per hour

FTE:

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and University of Idaho Extension invites applications for the role of Soil Stewards Farm Manager for a 4-month, seasonal appointment. This position is pivotal to the operation, management, and success of the 3-acre Soil Stewards Farm, a beacon of sustainable, regenerative, and organic agricultural practices located at the edge of the UI Moscow campus. Our farm not only produces high-quality organic food for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs but also serves as a vital educational and research hub, supporting the Soil Steward Club’s efforts in food production and marketing, alongside facilitating research and extension activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Demonstrated experience in organic farming, sustainable agriculture, or a related field.- Excellent organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.- Commitment to sustainability, education, and community engagement.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in safely operating small farm machinery and implements.- Demonstrated ability to manage, inspire, and work collaboratively with diverse groups.- Relevant academic background (degree in agriculture, environmental science, or related field).

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
- Ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs
- Ability to work long hours outdoors in all types of weather (sun, heat, cold, precipitation) - Ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs- Ability to work long hours outdoors in all types of weather (sun, heat, cold, precipitation)


Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: STH002093P

Posting Date: 04/10/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Priority date for consideration is May 1. Applicants’ Letter of Qualification should address how they meet each of the required and preferred qualifications.

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

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

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



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