Other Employment Opportunities
Project Coordinator | W0046089
The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the extension activities for a USDA-funded project, Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plain Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets. This individual will be responsible for designing and developing promotional materials such as flyers, brochures, advertising, banners and videos for departmental teaching, research and outreach programs. Develop and deliver curricula, reports, and presentations at meetings, conferences and hearings. Responsible for designing and preparing media articles, press releases, newsletters and other communications oriented toward lay audiences based on technical research findings. Also responsible for providing administrative support to extension team members in performances of project action items identified in meetings and online communications. Manage extension project budgets in accordance with university and funding agency policies and procedures. Develop, administer and analyze project surveys. Candidate will also have grant writing and reporting responsibilities. Create an environment that fosters diversity, collegiality and ability to work in a multi-cultural setting.
Research Assistant | Soil Fertility | W0017096
This position provides a unique opportunity to gain experience in soil fertility and soil testing research and extension activities while earning a Ph.D. in Agronomy. This student will work closely with their faculty supervisor to oversee the daily operations of the KSU Soil Testing Lab. Lab responsibilities will focus on quality assurance, including reviewing lab results and fertilizer recommendations for samples submitted by the public or county agents; Responding to inquiries regarding soil testing and fertilizer recommendations from clientele; Method development and soil test calibration and correlation research to improve fertilizer recommendations. Create an environment that fosters diversity, collegiality and ability to work in a multi-cultural setting.