The individual selected for this position will be responsible for the daily management and oversight of the Sports Surface Field Laboratory of the Department of Crop, Soil, & Environmental Sciences.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following:
Maintain experiments and research plots and surrounding areas; renovate and install new turfed areas needed for research; design, operate, repair, and maintain irrigation system; supervise student and TES employees; teach laboratory sections for turfgrass courses as pre-arranged with instructors; maintain records for all management practices including pesticide and fertilizer applications, chemical inventory, MSDS files, weather data, etc.; provide information and assistance to visitors, general public, industry groups, students, and faculty; and perform other duties as assigned.
Education Level Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
Field of Study
Agricultural Business, Management, Business, or related field.
Years of Experience 5 years
Area of Experience
Experience in agricultural operations and/or
agricultural research with progressively increasing levels of responsibility and accountability