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Associate Director, Agricultural Research/Extension Center ( EV Smith Farm Services Unit)
Auburn University

Date Posted Dec. 8, 2022
Title Associate Director, Agricultural Research/Extension Center ( EV Smith Farm Services Unit)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Agronomy/Plant & Soil Sciences
    Agricultural Extension
    Agricultural - General
This position is located at the EVSRC - Headquarters - Farm Services Unit in Shorter, AL.

The E.V. Smith Research Center of Auburn University is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Director. The individual in this position will provide leadership to the Director of the E.V. Smith Research Center in collaboration with the administration, Department Heads, and Dean for the College of Agriculture and the Director and Associate Directors of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station. This position will oversee the day-to-day operations and implementation of operational and research projects of a unit within an agricultural research center and acting as unit head in the absence of the Director for technical, administrative, and resource management matters at the center to support all AAES programs related to row crop production for research, teaching, and/or extension programs.

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