Sunday , February 5 2023

CLC Job Openings For Program Coordinator

Website College of Lake County

Job Description:

The Program Coordinator, under supervision of the Associate Dean, Biological & Health Sciences, manages food production for the campus local foods and sustainable agriculture activities, including development of crop production schedules and coordination of sales to food services; develops and executes greenhouse food crop transplant production for the department plant sale; maintains the horticulture department social media accounts; coordinates the collection of compostable waste from food service/cafeteria and manages the composting system on horticulture building grounds; maintains equipment and works with Facilities and Grounds as needed; assists in the preparation and tracking of budget; hires and supervises temporary employees; and performs community outreach and education.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with department faculty and horticulturist to plan and implement production of food crops on campus for sale and educational demonstration.
  • Manages local food and sustainable agriculture facilities and grounds including planting and caring for crops, maintaining crop and sales records, and maintaining supplies and equipment.
  • Plans and executes greenhouse and garden pest management strategy.
  • Coordinates with campus food services and food pantries to address harvest and supply of organically grown produce.
  • Promotes, organizes and staffs weekly on-campus market.
  • Maintains the compost system on horticulture grounds for class and community garden needs and maintains the composting area for the campus farm to process food service waste.
  • Coordinate’s collection of compostable food service waste.
  • Manages department social media accounts.
  • Conducts temporary staff recruiting, hiring, and training.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to do physical labor and lift minimum of 50 pounds on regular basis.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • At least two (2) years’ experience with direct food production.
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, horticulture or related field.
  • Experience with direct farm sales and marketing.
  • Tolerance of outdoor working situations in all weather.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a diverse set of stakeholders.

Job Details:

Company: College of Lake County

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Paramedic

Job Location: Naperville, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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