Posted on Sep. 9, 2016
Health Insurance, Life Insurance, 401k / Retirement Plan
HEADQUARTERED: West Plains, Missouri and primarily serves Howell, Douglas, Ozark, Taney, Texas, and Wright counties in Southwest region, with additional coverage as needed.
This position is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating agricultural business educational programs in the support of crop and forage production, livestock production and overall production agriculture. Topics may include, but not limited to, farm leases, tax management, basic estate planning, alternative crops and livestock, marketing and other emerging issues faced by producers and land owners within the assigned area. In addition, apply knowledge related to general agricultural in the counties served.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website.
An earned master’s degree in agriculture marketing, agriculture business, agriculture economics, business administration, business management or related field. Successful candidates will have graduate level courses agribusiness management, microeconomics, marketing, agricultural finance, agricultural law and graduate or undergraduate accounting.
Production agriculture experience and/or college level coursework related to livestock, crop and forage production, entomology and horticulture is helpful.
The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.