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Farm Mgmt Position
The Department of Agriculture at Berea College is currently advertising for an
educational farm manager. The position requires a great deal of patience with
students and knowledge of general applied farm management.
I would appreciate it if you would circulate the attached position description
to those people that you think are qualified. Thank you for your assistance,
recommendations or suggestions.
Carolyn L. Orr
Professor and Chair Department of Agriculture
CPO 2356 Berea, KY 40404
(606)986-9341 ext 5590 email firstname.lastname@example.org
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
POSITION: EDUCATIONAL FARM MANAGER
DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 1997 or until filled
DUTIES: Berea College seeks an educational farm manager. Bachelors with
experience or M.S. in agriculture, agronomy, animal science or related field.
Primary responsibility involves education and supervision of student labor in
the daily management of a college farm. Farm serves as laboratory for
Agriculture and Natural Resources Department as well as employment and practical
experience opportunity for students. Practical experience with beef, sheep,
swine, row and forage crops as well as equipment maintenance required.
Experience and strong desire to work with students expected. Interest in
sustainable agriculture a plus.
LOCATION: Berea College, Berea, KY 40404. The town of Berea, forty miles south
of Lexington, Ky. and two hours from both Cincinnati and Knoxville, is located
on the edge of rolling bluegrass country and the western foothills of the
Appalachian Mountains. About 1,500 college students, almost all residential and
full time are enrolled in B.S. and B.A. programs in 22 academic departments.
Berea College is a four-year institution devoted to undergraduate education
rooted in the liberal arts. The College's mission includes special commitments
to economically disadvantaged students of high ability, the Appalachian region,
interracial and intercultural education and the development of perspectives and
values deeply informed by the Christian faith. Admitting students of limited
financial resources the College charges no tuition. The labor program, in
which all students participate, has long been a distinctive feature of a Berea
education. Though many students are the first in their families to attend
college, Berea ranks among the leading colleges in the South in percentage of
graduates who earn Ph.D. degrees.
APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered, please submit a letter of interest and
resume including references . Documentation of employability will be required
before hiring process can be finalized.
Send application information to: Dr. Carolyn L. Orr
Professor and Chair
Department of Agriculture
Berea, KY 40404
In keeping with the College's inclusive Christian tradition and its emphasis on
the dignity and worth of all people, Berea embraces and values diversity through
encouragement of applications from women and members of minority groups.