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U W-MADISON DIV. CONTINUING STUDIES On Farm Research Program Manager in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Job Summary: About Extension: UW-Madison\'s Division of Extension serves the people and communities of Wisconsin by addressing local, statewide and national issues, improving lives through research-based education, fostering partnerships and action, and facilitating positive impacts. The Agriculture Institute is one of six Institutes in the Division. About the Agriculture Institute\'s Crops and Soils Program: The Agriculture Institute\'s Crops and Soils Program works hand-in-hand with row crop, forage, fruit and vegetable producers to implement best practices for every aspect of the growing phase. The Crops and Soils program provides timely resources and information to help Wisconsin crop producers and their agricultural consultants manage crops efficiently and profitably. About this Position: The On-farm Research Program Manager is an exciting, new position meant to develop and implement an on-farm research program within Extension\'s Crops and Soils Program. The Research Manager would work with Extension faculty and staff and the state\'s agricultural producers to understand the production-related challenges on Wisconsin farms in order to develop an on-farm research program that helps evaluate solutions to those challenges. The manager will additionally create channels for farmers to share their discoveries with their peers. The Research Program Manager will: -Collaborate with Extension faculty and staff to identify research priorities, develop protocols, build a network of on-farm collaborators and collect data that supports important decision-making for producers -Develop and implement a plan for sharing data collected in the program with Extension colleagues and clientele -Mentor, support and/or supervise educators and outreach specialists in the Crops and Soils Program that will be participating in on-farm trial implementation. -Build trust-based relationships with stakeholders to support the research program development and implementation The ideal candidate will have experience with developing and evaluating educational programming and a track record of building positive relationships. Division of Extension headquarters are located within... For full info follow application link. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: