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Farm Management Specialist I

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Farm Management Specialist I
Requisition Number RE33083
Working Title
Department Name 81040:AGR ECONOMICS
Work Location Bowling Green, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $42,931-68,702/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting and/or standing for extended amounts of time; Standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs; Repetitive motion; Intermittent travel within region.
Monday – Friday; day shift, 40 hours/week.
Job Summary
Located in Bowling Green, Ky.

Provide farm financial record analysis and objective farm management counseling to approximately 50 farmer-cooperators, including financial analysis and income tax management. Assist in state-wide analysis of farm production and financial data collected from cooperators for applied research, enterprise analysis, and other studies.

Collaborate with faculty, county agricultural agents, and farm-related agencies to develop farm management educational programs for individuals outside of the Association. Assist and develop leadership within local board of directors.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
MS Excel and Windows; technical writing, speaking before an audience.
Ability to work and communicate effectively with farmers and Agricultural Economics faculty is essential.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Masters Degree in Agricultural Economics or related field with emphasis in farm management plus one or more years related experience preferred.

Experience in farm business management and farm background are highly desired.

Driver’s license preferred.
Deadline to Apply 06/06/2022
University Community of Inclusion
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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-08

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