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North Central United States

Montgomery, MN

Position Title: Farm Business Management Faculty Instructor

South Central College is currently seeking a Farm Business Management Instructor dedicated to excellence in teaching who desires to become part of a creative, vibrant, student-centered learning community.

Instructors in Minnesota's Farm Business Management Education Programs deliver the program using a variety of methods. The primary delivery method is through individualized instruction at the student's business. Instructors meet with the students on a regular basis to evaluate the business and develop individual educational plans. Instruction is also delivered in the traditional classroom, small group meetings, field trips, on-line and tours.

Farm Business Management Instructors are responsible for selling credit courses to existing and new customers. Through increased sales, the instructor has increased earning potential above the guaranteed base salary.

Compensation: Compensation depending on experience and student enrollment (credits sold).

Why Work For Us? We are a passionate and talented community of educators, staff, and students who are driven to succeed and looking to grow our talented team with the addition of a positive and motivated leader! Visit our website at

Benefits: The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year!

Who May Apply? Open to all qualified Job seekers who are interested in working with a dynamic and diverse campus in a full time, unlimited position in the Montgomery, Minnesota.

How to Apply? For additional information about the position and application process, go to

Application deadline: April 26, 2017

For further information regarding this position, contact:

Brad J. Schloesser
Dean of Agriculture / Director of So. MN Center of Agriculture
1920 Lee Blvd.
North Mankato, MN 56003
Office Phone: (507) 389-7263

South Central College- Faribault Campus: 1225 Third Street SW, Faribault, MN 55021
Phone: (507) 332-5800 • (800) 422-0391 • Fax: (507) 332-5888

South Central College- North Mankato Campus: 1920 Lee BLVD, North Mankato, MN 56003
Phone: (507) 389-7200 • (800)722-9359 • Fax: (507) 388-9951

A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, South Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator and has ADA accessible facilities.

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Date Posted: 3/27/17


Bismarck, ND

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Farm Management Education, #00010849

Summary of Position: Responsibilities include assisting students, who are actively engaged in farming, in developing sound farm financial and production records, helping farmers create cash flow projections, and developing profit/loss statements. Responsibilities also include teaching and enrolling students. Instruction of students is primarily done on a one-to-one basis. Also student advising, curriculum development and other duties as assigned by the Department Chair and/or the Dean of Current & Emerging Technologies.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness or a related field of study with at least one year of work experience in agricultural related field or Associate degree in Agriculture field of study with at least three years of work experience in an agricultural related field and a willingness to obtain a Bachelor’s degree within 6 years (tuition assistance available).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good working knowledge of computer software programs (i.e., Microsoft Office, email & electronic calendar – Outlook).
  • Ability to articulate and support the community college philosophy with a strong commitment to teaching and learning in a community college setting.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups.
  • Will be required to obtain North Dakota State Board for Career and Technical Education certification (up to six years to obtain and tuition assistance is available). For more information on CTE certification:
  • Must be willing to be trained in using FINPACK software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching farm management
  • Experience in agriculture finance such as agriculture loan officer
  • Three or more years of agriculture/agribusiness experience
  • Proficiency with FINPACK, Microsoft Excel and Quicken or similar farm recordkeeping software
  • Appropriate Master’s degree
  • Documented successful teaching experience

Compensation: Eleven month, full-time, special non-tenure track position. Competitive salary based on directly related experience and education. Comprehensive fringe benefit package including TIAA retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance. Click here for full employee benefits.

Application Deadline: Until filled. To apply, got to, scroll to “Assistant Professor of Farm Management Education, #00010849 / JobID: 3284” and click the red Apply button to the right of the heading. Complete the online application and upload a cover letter, resume, copies of earned certifications, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of reference, and copies of transcripts (undergraduate and graduate). (NOTE: Incomplete files will NOT be considered.)

Starting Date: July 1, 2017

For more information or assistance contact: Human Resources (701) 224-5531. This position requires a criminal history record check.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Human Resources • Meadowlark Building
PO Box 5587 • 1700 Schafer St
Bismarck, ND 58506-5587
701-224-5531 • 800-366-6888 (TTY Relay ND)

North Dakota Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

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Date Posted: 3/25/17
Updated: 5/18/17


Northeastern United States

Durham, NH

Operating Title: State Specialist, Agricultural Business Management

Long Classification Title: Assistant State Specialist AOE

Posting Number/Job Order: #PS0309FY17

Location: University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Department: UNH Cooperative Extension Food and Agriculture [UXFDAG]

Summary of Position: UNH Cooperative Extension strengthens people and communities in New Hampshire by providing trusted knowledge, practical education and cooperative solutions.

The Agricultural Business Management State Specialist will provide statewide leadership and educational programming expertise in agricultural economics, record keeping and finance, risk management and related business management topics. This position will be housed at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH.

The successful applicant will design, implement and evaluate educational programs that address the needs of clientele groups, and will ensure dissemination of research-based information. The successful candidate will also provide learning experiences and information for farmers and agri-business professionals that will contribute to enhancing profitability and farm viability. This position will serve as a subject matter resource for Extension personnel.

The successful candidate may be asked to serve as Chair for the agricultural business management team. Additionally, the successful candidate will collaborate with industry and Extension colleagues across the New England states. Grant writing and management is an expectation for this position.

The successful candidate will ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) policies and procedures are adhered to by the program team and will do everything possible to ensure program accessibility to all people.

Acceptable minimum level of education: Master's

Acceptable minimum years of experience: 3-5 years

Other minimum qualifications

  • Ph.D. or terminal degree strongly preferred, yet a strong candidate with a M.S. level degree in an appropriate discipline with experience may be considered. Preferred disciplines for degrees include agricultural economics, applied economics, small business management/economics, agricultural finance, or closely related field.
  • Ability to initiate collaborative projects with the agricultural industry, and developing entrepreneurial sources of revenue.
  • Work experience in farming, agri-business, agricultural lending, or farm management Extension, teaching or consulting.
  • Ability to regularly travel throughout the state, as well as occasionally travel in the region.
  • Proven ability in establishing and working with a diverse network of constituents and community members across race, gender, socioeconomic class, disabilities and other differences to assist with program development and outreach.
  • Skill in program delivery.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in working as part of productive, high-energy, output oriented team.
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communications.
  • Evidence of potential to work effectively with farmers, educators, lenders, farm organizations, and agribusinesses.
  • Fundamental knowledge of economic budgeting, farm accounting, farm financial statements, agricultural tax regulations, and labor laws.
  • Knowledge of general farming practices related to livestock and crop production.
  • 3-years’ experience in Extension program delivery or demonstrated ability and skill in educational program planning, implementation and evaluation (relevant experience acquired within the last 5-years preferred).
  • Experience with marketing/promotion of educational programs.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience and proven ability working productively with a team.
  • Proficiency in use of technology for day-to-day work and educational program delivery, record keeping, reporting, team-based communications and overall time management.

Salary Information: Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Percent Time Information (FTE): 1.00

Grade: 12

EEO Statement: The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information: A comprehensive land-, sea-, and space-grant university, UNH is the state’s flagship public university and is ideally located in the rural town of Durham, with ready access to the Maine and New Hampshire seacoasts, Boston, and the White Mountains. The University actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and shared spirit of inquiry. UNH has just under 13,000 undergraduate students and 2,200 graduate students.

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Date Posted: 3/9/17


South Central United States

Duncan, OK

Position Title & Type: Area Agriculture Economics Specialist; Staff, Full-Time

OSU Campus: Cooperative Extension

Department: District Director's Office SW

LOCATION: Duncan, Oklahoma

Hiring Supervisor: Robert Levalley

Hiring Range (Contingent upon available funding): 0.00-0.00, Commensurate

Work Schedule: Work schedule to be determined by supervisor

Job Summary:

  • This position is located in Stephens County, Duncan, Oklahoma and serves the SW Extension District. Provides educational leadership to county, district, and statewide OCES programs in the area of agricultural economics.
  • The area specialist plays a critical role in interdisciplinary teams to develop the objective and comprehensive information needed by agricultural producers, natural resource owners, and agribusiness owners to make decisions to help improve agricultural income, sustainability, and the rural economy.
  • This position participates as a cohesive team member with other area specialists, state specialists, county educators, and district staff.
  • Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, etc., related to equal opportunity, civil rights, and affirmative action.
  • Continuation of employment is based upon need, performance and funding. *This is an exempt position (which indicates that the position is exempt from overtime pay/comp or personal time accrual). Regular office hours are 8:00-12:00 and 1:00-5:00 p.m. According to OSU policy, a 40-hour workweek is considered minimal for exempt staff and you are expected to work hours in excess of 40 hours per week when the work load requires additional hours (to include some early mornings, evenings and/or weekends).
  • Requires travel within assigned district. Occasional overnight travel is required. Travel budget provided.
  • Must establish and maintain a domicile in the assigned Extension district.



  • Master's Degree in Agricultural Economics or closely related
  • Starting salary is based upon education and prior relevant work experience
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Demonstrated ability to listen and communicate effectively, and to foster a professional image of OCES by displaying a positive view of the organization both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt well to changing priorities, situations, and day-to-day demands.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to effectively manage time and resources.
  • Organizational skills including written, oral, and electronic are necessary.
  • A commitment to the continuation of personal professional development.
  • Evidence of ability to build and maintain relationships and work effectively with clientele, advisory groups, volunteer leaders, and other professionals.
  • Demonstrated competency and effective use of computing and computer-based communications technology.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in designing, promoting, presenting, and evaluating educational programs and the desire to program to reach diverse audiences.
  • Previous experience in Cooperative Extension or closely related work is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit a letter of application indicating interests and background along with a complete resume, official transcripts and indicate year terminal degree granted, as well as names, addresses, and e-mail addresses for three references. Transcripts can be attached or mailed to:

235 Ag Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078
Attn: Amy Phipps

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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Date Posted: 7/11/16
Updated: 12/12/16


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