Assist the Assistant Head for Teaching in administering and managing all aspects of the Agronomy Teaching Program, including speaking and signing on their behalf. Attend and represent the department at academic meetings, seminars and workshops. Plan, coordinate, and teach Ag Orientation and Internship in Agronomy courses and coordinate undergraduate research experience programs. Manage Agronomy Teaching Office and supervise student employees. Serve as the Wheat State Agronomy Club Administrative Advisor and attend regional and national meetings with student groups. Travel and extended hours required. Provide support for departmental faculty advising program, assist with advising students when other advisors are unavailable, and advise 6-10 undergraduate students as needed. Organize and coordinate enrollment of incoming students each year. Serve as resource for students, parents and faculty regarding curriculum, employment, scholarships and internships. Serve as the department contact and provide faculty training for University Student Information System (iSIS) and Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS). Review resumes, cover letters and other employment related correspondence for students for grammar, format, and content. Administer the Departmental Internship Program by tracking student participation and collecting evaluation data from students and employers. Maintain contacts and build strong relationships with potential employers and Career and Employment Services. Coordinate workshops to help prepare students for internships and taking professional certification exams. Actively participate in the recruitment and retention of Agronomy undergraduate students. Travel to career days, college recruiting events, industry trade shows, and community colleges as needed to present information to potential students on careers in Agronomy. Compile and disseminate materials related to student recruitment, scholarships and committees. Update promotional materials& For more information, contact Pierzynski Gary M.
. Contact phone:
(785) 532-6101Available date:
12/01/2013 Position open for application, Closing date: 11/01/2013 Download job description
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