Agriculture Program Coordinator (Part-time job) – 2018
The education programs at the SAA are dynamic and hands on, and we are seeking a person with those same qualities to lead our beginning farmers into the world of agriculture. The Program Coordinator navigates students through a complex curriculum, field trips, and guest instructors, with room for creativity and advancement.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The School of Adaptive Agriculture Program Coordinator (PC) is the guiding force behind the learning environment for Practicum and Capstone Students. The PC will facilitate learning experiences in the classroom, field, other farms, and discussions, and work closely with the students to ensure a high quality, comprehensive program
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Organize and execute the calendar and schedule of the Practicum Program, communicating this clearly to students and staff.
-Schedule lessons, tutorials, and workshops with guest instructors for the Practicum Program.
-Organize and facilitate the calendar and schedule of the Practicum Program, communicating this clearly to students and staff.
-Facilitate field trips for students, with scheduling, preparing students, and travel logistics.
-Prepare handouts, readings, and materials for lessons, field trips, and workshops.
-Teach parts of the curriculum, developing lesson plans including both hands-on and classroom instruction.
– Lead students in discussions to draw connections between lessons, field trips, field work, and more.
-Facilitate field work scheduling and learning opportunities
-Coordinate mentorship opportunities for interested students
-Participate in the development of SAA workshop series
-Following each Practicum term, prepare a review and recommendations regarding retention and program execution.
The School of Adaptive Agriculture is fiscally sponsored by North Coast Opportunities. You can find out more about NCO at their website and applications for the positions will be submitted through them. Applications are due 1/8/18
For more information on applying – please visit the NCO website: ncoinc.org
To learn more about farming jobs and internships or to post an opportunity on beginningfarmers.org, go to: http://www.beginningfarmers.org/internship-and-employment-opportunities/