PO Box 72 16 Sterling Drive
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827
The Draft Animal Educator is a member of the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems faculty and reports to the Dean of Academics. The Draft Animal Educator is responsible for the direct instruction of courses that lead to a minor in Draft Animal Power Systems with an expected teaching workload that also includes instruction in woodlot management and practices and other courses that are part of the sustainable agriculture and food systems curriculum.
The Draft Animal Educator’s primary responsibilities include:
Additional responsibilities include:
Other valued qualities/skills for this position include outdoor living skills, a strong connection to the environmental humanities, and knowledge of the inter-relatedness of ecology and agricultural and food systems.
Desired Qualifications include:
Sterling College and the Rian Fried Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems:
Sterling College maintains a diversified farm operation on 130 acres of mixed pasture, gardens, and forest. An integral part of the Sterling College community, the Sterling Farm serves a threefold purpose: to foster a working laboratory for academic inquiry; to demonstrate a range of farming and forestry practices used in sustainable, agro-ecological production systems; and, to provide nourishing food and timber resources for our campus community. Students are integrated into the farm and forest through coursework, the Work College program, and as a part of the Sterling College community. Students complete daily chores, conduct research, perform experiments, and receive hands-on experience growing crops, managing livestock, working with draft animals, and stewarding the College’s woodlot.
|Date Posted||April 18th, 2019|
|Deadline||Open until filled|
|# of Positions Available||1|
|Categories||Agriculture and culinary tourism, Education, General food system education|
|How to Apply||Sterling College and the Rian Fried Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems invite applications for a full-time faculty position as a Draft Animal Educator beginning in May 2019. Please submit a cover letter together with a resume or curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three professional references to Joyce Morrissey (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin February 1st, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.|