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Job ID: 119417

Operations Manager
University of Idaho


Date Posted Feb. 6, 2019
Title Operations Manager
University University of Idaho
Aberdeen, ID, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Director/Manager
    Professional Staff
  • Agricultural Extension
    Agronomy/Plant & Soil Sciences
 
 


University of Idaho

Operations Manager


Location: Aberdeen

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $57,259 per year or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Oversee daily operations at the Aberdeen Research and Extension Center; manage budgets and expenditures through supervision of financial technicians and administrative staff, manage farm operations staff activity, hire and train staff and evaluate performance. Oversee operation and maintenance of equipment and buildings.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Education and Experience: Bachelors degree and at least four years related experience in agronomy or a related field.

- Experience and demonstrated ability: managing personnel, facilities, and budgets in an agricultural crops operation.

- Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal skills in communications with employees, supervisors, and the general public.

- Ability to work well with co-workers.

- Ability to: use a computer and associated programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, email and internet). Familiarity with farm management software.

- Pesticide applicators license or ability to obtain license within 6 months of hire.

- Must have a valid drivers license and be able to successfully pass a drivers record check.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Masters degree in agriculture or related discipline and at least two years related experience in agronomy or a related field.

- Experience with irrigated agriculture.

- Knowledge of operations and maintenance of farm equipment.

- Knowledge of farm and industrial safety issues and the ability to provide safety training.

- Familiarity with agricultural research.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Ability to lift, carry, or otherwise move up to 40 lbs. Duties may be performed in inclement weather.

Posting Number: SP002076P

Posting Date: 01/30/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

First consideration will be given to those who apply by March 3, 2019. The position will remain open until suitable applicant is identified.

For the Letter of Qualification, please address how you meet each of the minimum and preferred qualifications.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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