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Dairy Herd Management Educator (UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture)

Organization UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Location 23 Mansfield Avenue
Burlington, VT 05446
Description

As part of the Dairy Business Innovation Center, the Dairy Herd Management Educator will deliver dairy management outreach education and manage complex technical assistance projects.  The educator will work directly with dairy farm business owners and managers in the areas of milk quality, dairy nutrition, animal husbandry, animal housing and facilities, and personnel management. This position will deliver individualized dairy herd management advising and prepare solutions–based management reports. The educator will initiate and oversee dairy management teams to identify, evaluate and recommend implementation plans related to solving operational problems for grass-based, small ruminant, organic, transitional and small-herd cow dairies.   

Bachelor's degree in agriculture, dairy science or related field, and one to three years' pasture-based experience required, as well as having basic knowledge of a wide range of dairy herd management practices, challenges, and benefits.  Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.

Date Posted May 27th, 2021
Deadline Open until filled
# of Positions Available 1
Categories Farm Inputs, Dairy, Colleges / Universities
Type Part Time
Compensation $32,000 - $60,800 annually, prorated to .50
How to Apply Online applications only via the UVM Jobs website: https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/44869

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