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The University Program Associate will provide technical day-to day customer service and support of the operations of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, in particular, providing grant management support services and event management support to program staff.
"NC Growing Together made me a better student. It really gave me the opportunity to understand agriculture on a big scale.”
“FYI was really helpful in building my professional development. I’ve learned how to advocate and how to define justice. Everything I’ve learned carries through the work I’m doing with Bonner [Scholars] and my Major.”
“CEFS has had a huge impact on my career path. Honestly, one of the reasons I took this position [at NC State] was so that I could continue working with CEFS.”
“I really credit Community Food Strategies and NC Growing Together for helping me find my place in agriculture.”
“The Local Food Supply Chain Apprenticeship sent me down the career path of food supply chains. I discovered how business can fit into sustainable agriculture.”
“CEFS is my career path. I wouldn’t have been prepared for my current job without my previous experience with CEFS. As far as training, experiences, networking, all the mentors I work with – it’s pretty ideal!”
CEFS’ NC Choices initiative is seeking a full-time Technical Niche Meat Program Coordinator who excels at building relationships with multiple stakeholders, is comfortable managing and moving a process from concept to implementation, makes key business and market-buyer connections, and can translate technical content into on-the-ground assistance for livestock farmers and allied meat business partners.
This Research Scholar position will be a core member of the CEFS team and must be able to work and collaborate with a diverse group (including faculty, administrators, graduate and undergraduate students, technicians, field staff, farmers, supply chain businesses, and other organizations) on work that spans the entire food system. The position will have research, extension, and academic/teaching responsibilities within CEFS.