Assistant Dairy Manager
Job Number: P565
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: College of Basic & Applied Sciences
Assistant Dairy Manager
$38,319 - $46,941; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
Provide assistance to the Dairy Manager in all aspects of operating a modern academic and research oriented dairy operation. As assigned by the Manager, duties will include assistance with heat detection and artificial insemination; maintain running inventory of dairy cattle; speak effectively about dairy industry to classes, tour groups, and general public; assign weekly work schedules for 5 - 7 students; train students as needed in proper industry standards for milk parlor management, total mixed rations, sanitary requirements, equipment operation (tractors, mixers, skid steers, bale wrapper, milk tank and parlor cleaning, etc.); and milk cows up to 5 times per week. Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned. Required to work weekends in accordance to rotation scheduled by Manager.
Bachelor's degree in an agricultural discipline, bachelor's degree in Animal or Dairy Science preferred.
Required Related Experience
No experience required.
Valid driver's license required.
Desirable Related Experience
Experience in human asset management, basic farm equipment, tour group/public speaking, and/or supervision of student workers preferred.
Artificial Insemination Certification preferred
Sampler/weighmaster Certification preferred
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter & Resume Required
MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
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- Vacation and Sick Leave
- 13 paid University holidays
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Retirement plans
- Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
- Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2022AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.
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Application Review Date: December 21, 2022
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