Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program Assistant
North Carolina State University - Goldsboro NC

Internship Category: Paid

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    Position Information

    Vacancy Type Temporary
    Is Internal Transfer Only No
    Working Title Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program Assistant
    Salary Range
    Anticipated Hiring Range $12/hr, includes housing in Goldsboro
    Position Number 11ASO1027
    Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm and other times as needed
    Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1
    Department 111502 – Center for Environmental Farming Systems
    Department CEFS
    Job City & State Goldsboro, NC
    Essential Job Duties

    This position of Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program Assistant (PA) is to assist in carrying out activities associated with the Center of Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program from approximately June 11, 2018 ““ August 3, 2018. The PA will provide an important point of contact for the 12-14 course participants that will live in the dormitories at the University of Mount Olive. It is essential that the PA possess a positive attitude, ability to work and communicate with a diverse population of people and is able to provide a safe environment for building community and cohesion among intern participants. It is required that PA live in-site with the interns and have a valid driver’s license in order to transport students among the related internship activities. The PA position is under the shared supervision of the CEFS Assistant Director of Educational Programs and the CEFS Extension and Outreach/Internship Coordinator. Coordination of interns and internship activities during the 6 week program (June 18 ““ July 27) may include: coordinating living conditions for interns, driving interns to field or community visits, assisting with setting up related activities or discussions with faculty and providing information about Goldsboro events and town services for interns all related to the success of the CEFS Sustainable Agriculture Summer Internship Program.

    Other Work/Responsibilities

    n/a

    Minimum Experience/Education

    -B.S. degree in or from a related field of either agronomy, agroecology, horticulture, ecology, soil science, agriculture extension/education, or animal OR equivalent job experience

    Departmental Required Skills

    -Strong communicator, highly organized, self-motivated and the ability to work with a wide variety of audiences

    • Ability to prioritize tasks, while considering input from the multiple teaching team of faculty and staff at CEFS
    • Good problem-solver
    • Valid drivers license and the ability to operate a 15-passenger van (must take van driving proficiency test)
    Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

    -Some experience with gardening, farming or food systems helpful

  • Familiarity of Goldsboro and Wayne County community are a plus
  • Previous experience coordinating educational or other programs helpfu
Required License or Certification

-Valid drivers license

Special Instructions

Attach

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for 3 references

Job Open Date 02/08/2018
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time. 04/02/2018

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 06/11/2018
AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  • If you learned about this vacancy from “other source” or “other website”, please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  • *
    Do you possess a B.S. degree in or from a related field of either agronomy, agroecology, horticulture, ecology, soil science, agriculture extension/education, or animal science OR equivalent job experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  • Do you have previous experience coordinating educational or other programs?
    • Yes
    • No
  • *
    Are you a strong communicator, highly organized, motivated, and able to work with a wide variety of audiences?
    • Yes
    • No
  • *
    Do you have a valid Drivers License?
    • Yes
    • No
  • *
    Are you able to drive a 15-passenger van?
    • Yes
    • No
  • *
    Are you able to prioritize tasks when necessary while considering input from the multiple teaching team of faculty and staff at CEFS?
    • Yes
    • No
  • *
    Are you a good problem solver?
    • Yes
    • No
  • Do you have some experience with gardening, farming or food systems?
    • Yes
    • No
  • Are you familiar with Goldsboro and the Wayne County Community?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for References

Optional Documents

Position Details

Position Information

Vacancy Type Temporary
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program Assistant
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range $12/hr, includes housing in Goldsboro
Position Number 11ASO1027
Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm and other times as needed
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1
Department 111502 – Center for Environmental Farming Systems
Department CEFS
Job City & State Goldsboro, NC
Essential Job Duties

This position of Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program Assistant (PA) is to assist in carrying out activities associated with the Center of Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program from approximately June 11, 2018 ““ August 3, 2018. The PA will provide an important point of contact for the 12-14 course participants that will live in the dormitories at the University of Mount Olive. It is essential that the PA possess a positive attitude, ability to work and communicate with a diverse population of people and is able to provide a safe environment for building community and cohesion among intern participants. It is required that PA live in-site with the interns and have a valid driver’s license in order to transport students among the related internship activities. The PA position is under the shared supervision of the CEFS Assistant Director of Educational Programs and the CEFS Extension and Outreach/Internship Coordinator. Coordination of interns and internship activities during the 6 week program (June 18 ““ July 27) may include: coordinating living conditions for interns, driving interns to field or community visits, assisting with setting up related activities or discussions with faculty and providing information about Goldsboro events and town services for interns all related to the success of the CEFS Sustainable Agriculture Summer Internship Program.

Other Work/Responsibilities

n/a

Minimum Experience/Education

-B.S. degree in or from a related field of either agronomy, agroecology, horticulture, ecology, soil science, agriculture extension/education, or animal OR equivalent job experience

Departmental Required Skills

-Strong communicator, highly organized, self-motivated and the ability to work with a wide variety of audiences

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, while considering input from the multiple teaching team of faculty and staff at CEFS
  • Good problem-solver
  • Valid drivers license and the ability to operate a 15-passenger van (must take van driving proficiency test)
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

-Some experience with gardening, farming or food systems helpful

  • Familiarity of Goldsboro and Wayne County community are a plus
  • Previous experience coordinating educational or other programs helpfu
  • Required License or Certification

    -Valid drivers license

    Special Instructions

    Attach

    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Contact information for 3 references

    Job Open Date 02/08/2018
    Must Be Open Until

    Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time. 04/02/2018

    Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
    Proposed Hire Date 06/11/2018
    AA/EOE

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

    Optional Documents

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