Job: Program Manager with Food System Economic Partnership, Michigan

Job: Program Manage with Food System Economic Partnership, Michigan, 2013

Food System Economic Partnership is hiring a part-time Program Manager to oversee program development and implementation of the Incubator Farm Program at Tilian Farm Development Center. The Incubator program is entering its fourth season and the Program Manager will be responsible for recruiting and selecting a new cohort of incubator farmers, providing on-site management and technical support, and coordinating with other staff to create a meaningful mentorship program and series of pertinent educational workshops for beginning farmers.

Excellent candidates for this position will possess strong knowledge of organic vegetable and/or livestock production, experience facilitating groups, skills in business planning and development, a demonstrated aptitude for cultivating relationships within the greater food and business community, and a self-motivating work ethic. Ideal candidates will have previous experience running a market farm, including experience with year-round production techniques and hoophouse use.

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Applications accepted through November 1, 2013 or until the position is filled.

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