Farm Management Program Manager Career Opportunity at Ohio State University

Source: The Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

The Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) at The Ohio State University (OSU) is searching for new position as Manager for our Farm Management Program. The incumbent will develop and implement a comprehensive and innovative farm management program that addresses critical farm management issues affecting Ohioans, including marketing and price analysis, farm financial management and investing, risk evaluation and management, agricultural processing, environmental issues, and farm entry among other issues, and integrates AEDE’s research, teaching and outreach in the area.  The Farm Management Program Manager acts as a liaison between faculty members in the AEDE Department who are conducting research on areas related to Farm Management, and with OSU Extension faculty and field specialists throughout the state.  The Manager will also lead and/or collaborate on externally funded research projects that integrate OSU faculty in the field with AEDE faculty.  In collaboration with the AEDE Outreach and Communications Manager, the Farm Management Program Manager will develop and manage communications and outreach strategies, and contributes communications content for AEDE’s farm management program and serves as an active member of the AEDE Outreach Committee.

Candidates for this position will have at least a Master’s Degree in economics, applied economics or agribusiness or equivalent educ/exp, and are also required to have experience in agribusiness/farm management.  Candidates will have the ability to lead integrated initiatives from inception to implementation, will have experience in program planning and administration, and must be collaborative and work well in a diverse team-oriented environment with superior verbal and written communications skills.

Applications will be accepted through the Careers at OSU website, https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/79928, starting July 8 and running through August 6.  We will begin screening application on August 6.

For question on this position, please contact the AEDE Outreach Program Director, Professor Brent Sohgnen, at sohngen.1@osu.edu.

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