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Lecturer/Livestock Judging Team Coach
Post Date: 04/19/2021
Close Date: 06/01/2021
Company:
North Dakota State University

Job Listing URL: (new browser window will open)
https://prd.hcm.ndus.edu/psp/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2925098&PostingSeq=1

Salary:
$50,000 - $69,999

Location:
Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Position Description & Details: North Dakota State University invites applications for a Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Practice in Animal Sciences. This is a 9-month, non-tenure track, Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Practice position in the Department of Animal Sciences, an academic unit of the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources. The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to teach undergraduate courses and coach or coordinate the intercollegiate livestock judging team.

Responsibilities:

Teaching Responsibilities:

Direct the NDSU livestock judging program by coaching teams and/or mentoring graduate student coaches
Raise and budget funds so teams can travel to practices and contests
Develop and teach innovative courses related to livestock evaluation
Teach additional courses consistent with departmental needs and the successful applicant's expertise
Advise undergraduate students and student organizations

Service Responsibilities:

Enhance the department's outreach mission by expanding youth engagement in judging activities and providing recruiting opportunities for the department
Participate in professional development opportunities that enhance personal and professional effectiveness related to the duties of the position
Develop professional relationships with livestock producers, livestock organizations and commodity groups in the state and region

Work Schedule: 9-month, non-tenure track

Advertised Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications:

Graduate degree in Animal Sciences or related field. Individuals working toward a graduate degree may be considered, but the degree must be obtained by start of employment. Successful candidates with a MS or DVM may be hired at the rank of Lecturer. Successful candidates with a completed PhD may be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice.
Collegiate livestock judging experience
Knowledge and experience in livestock management and animal husbandry
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work in a diverse team atmosphere
Valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience coaching livestock judging teams
Previous experience competing on a competitive intercollegiate livestock judging team
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in classroom instruction and capability to develop innovative, effective methods of teaching undergraduate courses
Ability to reach youth audiences through creative outreach efforts

Applicant Materials Required:

Visit https://ndsu.edu/employment
Create and account. Complete and submit your application when prompted
Cover letter, resume, and names of three professional references

This position is open until June 1, 2021, or until filled.

Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.

Requirements:
Required Qualifications:

Graduate degree in Animal Sciences or related field. Individuals working toward a graduate degree may be considered, but the degree must be obtained by start of employment. Successful candidates with a MS or DVM may be hired at the rank of Lecturer. Successful candidates with a completed PhD may be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice.
Collegiate livestock judging experience
Knowledge and experience in livestock management and animal husbandry
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work in a diverse team atmosphere
Valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience coaching livestock judging teams
Previous experience competing on a competitive intercollegiate livestock judging team
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in classroom instruction and capability to develop innovative, effective methods of teaching undergraduate courses
Ability to reach youth audiences through creative outreach efforts

Contact Information:
jobs@ndsu.edu
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