Farm Director Job at LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWE UNIV., Hayward, WI

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  • LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWE UNIV.
  • Hayward, WI

Job Description

LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWE UNIV. Farm Director HAYWARD , Wisconsin Apply Now JOB REQUIREMENTS: Position Title: Farm Director Reports To: PresidentFLSA Status: Exempt Annual Contract: Full Time 52 Weeks Rate of Pay:Dependent on qualifications Posting Date: May 01, 2024 ApplicationDeadline: May 14, 2024, or until filled Start Date: As soon as possibleGeneral Position Summary: The purpose of the Lac Courte Oreilles OjibweUniversity Farm Director is to carry out the mission of LCOOU and theprogrammatic vision of the Farm through administration of the Farmincluding the supervision of Farm Staff. The LCOOU Farm aims to increasefood sovereignty and provide education and technical assistance for theLCO community and surrounding areas, provide opportunities for LCOOUstudents to learn, research and work with Farm Staff, provideeducational opportunities such as community and K-12 education, andresearch and innovate sustainable agricultural practices through acultural lens. Key Responsibilities: The Farm Director will Write andmanage grants to support the long-term objectives of the farm which willinclude creation of grants and maintaining reporting as well assupporting the efforts of the LCOOU Farm staff through seekingadditional grant funding when necessary. Manage the farm property andinventory (machinery, buildings and other structures) in collaborationwith LCOOU\'s Chief Operating Officer, LCOOU Maintenance Department,etc. with a focus on land stewardship. Supervise and mentor the ProposedOutreach Educator and Production Manager and support their efforts bycollaboratively creating reasonable goals in their focus areas anddocumenting outcomes and achievements of the farm including foodproduction, distribution, outreach and education. Manage an online farmstore, including documenting inventory and delegating the processing oforders Maintain existing partnerships and create new partnerships tobroaden the scope of the research and educational opportunities forLCOOU students Lead and support Farm Staff in efforts to mentor andassist with sustainable agriculture development at the outreach sites,including Red Cliff, Bad River, and Lac du Flambeau Serve as arepresentative of the LCOOU Farm on LCOOU committees, applicablecoordinated service teams, and any other applicable representationopportunities as required Produce annual reports on farm goals andobjectives to include programs, participation, accomplishments, andfuture development goals Other duties as assigned ***** OTHEREXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Qualifications: . Bachelor\'sdegree in a related field or 4 years of experience inmanagerial/advisory roles . 3 years of gardening or farming experience .Tractor Safety Certification or willingness to obtain certification .PSA Farm Food Safety Training or Post-Harvest Handling Certification orwillingness to obtain certification Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesRequired: Excellent communication skills, written and verbal Strongorganizational and time management skills Professional manner and strongethical code Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel,PowerPoint) Knowledge and ability to use applicable informationtechnology systems to meet work needs ***** APPLICATIONINSTRUCTIONS: Other: Application Process: Application Deadline: UntilFilled Please submit either hard or electronic copy of a cover letter,an updated resume, unofficial transcripts, and a completed LCO OjibweUniversity job application (available online at to theaddress directly below. All materials should be submitted in a singlepacket. Only applications containing all the items noted above, fullycompleted, will be considered. Hand delivered application packages willbe accepted at the University until 4:30 pm on the deadline date; mailedapplications must be received by the deadline date, and emailedapplication packages must be received by 11:59 pm on the deadline date.Human Resources Lac Courte reilles Ojibwe University 13466 W TrepaniaRoad Hayward, WI 54843 Phone: 715-634-4790 Fax: 715-634-5049 [email protected] All materials submitted will become property of theUniversity and will be retained for one year from the applicationdeadline. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University encourages applicationsfrom all peoples and sources; however, we follow an Indian preferencepolicy when hiring. \"The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University missionis to provide Anishinaabe communities with post-secondary and continuingeducation while advancing the language, culture, and history of theOjibwe.\" This position requires enlistment in the Armed Forces of theUnited States. This job is with a Native American tribal business or islocated on tribally owned lands. Laws governing employment may differfrom the State of Wisconsin\'s. You may wish to discuss this with theemployer before accepting the position. #J-18808-Ljbffr

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