Agricultural Research and Production Manager

February 27, 2023

The SWROC is hiring an Agricultural Research and Production Manager reporting to the SWROC Director of Operations (DO). The position is a full-time, 12-month (A-term), annually renewable (K-type), academic professional and administrative (P&A) exempt appointment.  Reappointment contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding. This is an exempt position (not eligible for overtime). A BS/BA degree in agronomy, farm management or related field plus a minimum of six years of experience is required.

This position is responsible for excellence in plant sciences research and crop production including management of long-range cropping sequences for research and production of agricultural crops. The position works closely with faculty to maintain the research integrity of the land and supervises staff and students involved in field operations. The oversight and management of all site buildings and facilities is also a responsibility of the position.

  • Crop Production and Farm Management (40%)
  • Research Management (30%)
  • Site Management (20%)
  • Personnel Management (5%)
  • Community Outreach (5%)

A complete position description is available. To apply, visit the University of Minnesota's Human Resource site and search for job #354300. Questions about the job may be addressed to Molly Werner at 507-752-5062 or [email protected]


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Please note: All employees, including those hired into this position, at the University of Minnesota are required to report complete vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation requesting a medical or religious exemption on their first day of employment. To learn more, please visit the University's COVID-19 Response webpage at https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vaxIf hired, you will also be required to complete a background check and provide proof of your ability to work in the United States.

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