The person we are seeking for this position will have these capacities:
1) a strong interest and demonstrated skills in two-way interactions
between the public and educational/research institutions; 2) top-notch
written and oral communication skills; 3) good organizational skills and
the ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others
for a small organization with limited resources and an extensive
workload; 4) microcomputing expertise, preferably in word processing
and in desktop publishing and other areas of publications production.
Applicants can submit materials by mail, fax, or Internet to Steve
Stevenson, ATFFI assistant director, or Michele Gale-Sinex, outreach
program manager. Call (608) 262-8018 or 262-2908. Fax: (608) 265-3020.
Michele's Internet and postal addresses appear on this message.
AG TECH AND FAMILY FARM INST
Fulltime salary: $25,578-37614 annual
Percent appointment: 50-75%
Application deadline: Extended to 5 p.m., 13 August 1993
Degree and area of specialization
MA or MS in a social science or a natural science discipline related to
agriculture is required
Minimum number of years and type of work experience
2 or more years of experience in professional outreach activities.
Experience in agriculture and familiarity with the social and technical
aspects of family farming strongly preferred.
1) Play a lead role with other institute extension/outreach staff in
conceptualizing and designing the institute's annual program of
farmer outreach meetings.
2) Work with ATFFI Technical Steering Committee members, county
Extension faculty, local news media, farm organizations, and other
groups in planning and making arrangments for farmer outreach
meetings and other institute-sponsored conferences.
3) Interact with statewide farm media on news releases and prepare
written summaries and reports on farmer outreach meetings.
4) Assist in institute liaison with farm organizations and other groups
interested in family farming in Wisconsin and with legislators, state
agency personnel, and university faculty and staff.
Call the institute for more information (608) 265-2908.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information
regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists
cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. The University of Wisconsin is
an equal opportunity employer, and specifically invites and
encourages applications from women and minorities.
FAX: (608) 265-3020
Center for Integrated Ag. Systems
Ag. Technology and Family Farm Institute
1450 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706