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Job ID: 118737

Operations Manager
University of Idaho

Date Posted Jan. 24, 2019
Title Operations Manager
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
    Professional Staff
  • Agricultural - General
    Agronomy/Plant & Soil Sciences

University of Idaho

Operations Manager

Location: Parma

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Exempt

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

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Oversee daily operations at the Parma 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: SP002058P

Posting Date: 01/17/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

First consideration will be given to those who apply by February 14, 2019. The position will remain open until suitable applicant is identified.

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

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EEO Statement

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