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  • Sustainable Food Systems Resource Specialist, Diverse Farming Systems (Job S#282)

    Tuskegee University

    Position:  Sustainable Food Systems Resource Specialist (Diverse Farming Systems)             
    Department: CAENS/Cooperative Extension/CISC

    Status: Full-Time

    Special Qualifications
    In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming “One Tuskegee,” the ideal Sustainable Food Systems Resource Specialist (Diverse Farming Systems) will possess the willingness use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Assist with organization and reporting under the CISC Sustainable Food and Environmental Systems Programs
    Assist with supervising undergraduate students and/or interns in various community food and environmental system projects in Sustainable/Regenerative Production Systems and Emerging Technology.
    Provide stakeholders comprehensive assessments/reports on Food Systems in the Alabama Black Belt while working with colleagues in Postharvest and Policy
    Organize/Support the coalition of growers, markets, and consumers around sustainable solutions to food insecurity
    Organize/Support the deployment of consistent TUCE demonstrations and workshops related to Sustainable Food and Environmental Systems (Sustainable/Regenerative Production Systems, and Emerging Technology)
    Participate in CAENS, CISC, TUCE Integrated Research and Extension programs and other Departmental activities as requested
    Other duties as assigned by the Director of CISC


    Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years’ work experience with special emphasis in Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, and/or Economics
    Ability to work with faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders
    Ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
    Ability to work with faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders
    Ability to work as a team

    Commensurate with education, training, and experience

    **The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **   

    Applications are available at the following link:

    Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

    Office of Human Resources
    Attn: Employment/Recruitment
    1200 West Montgomery Road
    101 Kresge Center
    Tuskegee University
    Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
    Email Address:
    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
    Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
    Must be able to pass a background check.

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