Company: Iowa State University

    Location: Ames, IA

    Date Posted: November 15, 2013

    The Department of Animal Science seeks applicants for an Agricultural Specialist I for the Beef Teaching Farm located in Ames, Iowa. Reporting to the Beef Teaching Farm manager, this position will be working with all phases of the beef cow teaching unit, which includes coordinating cattle for teaching and research activities; collecting data for farm research projects; overseeing quality control of cattle diets (nutrient and budgetary); following and/or implementing new Standard Operating Procedures (SOP); coordination of facility maintenance equipment and buildings for use in research/teaching; and supervision of undergraduate students. The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently or in a team setting with other Teaching Farm Managers. The candidate will also...

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