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Job ID: 91929

Project Administrator
Kansas State University

  • Apr. 21, 2017
  • Project Administrator
  • Kansas State University
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Agricultural Extension
    Agronomy/Plant & Soil Sciences
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The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for a Project Administrator to coordinate extension activities for a USDA-funded project, Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains Under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets and to serve as the editor of the departments weekly extension agronomy e-Update. This individual will work closely with faculty at Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University, University of Oklahoma, Tarleton State University, S. R. Nobel Foundation and USDA-ARS to facilitate the transfer of research information to a lay audience through multiple channels including social media, web, video, and Extension fact sheets.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in the fields Agriculture, Communication, Social Sciences or related field and one year of relevant experience.
Ability to work effectively with project stakeholders such as agricultural producers, rural community leaders and state and federal agencies.
Highly organized, efficient and detail oriented.
Experience communication to a lay audience through social media and print material.
Ability to write and edit materials for audiences of different technical backgrounds.
Basic understanding of program administration/coordination.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to translate technical scientific information for lay audiences.
Occasional overnight and out of state travel will be required.
Valid driver’s license.

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