Manager - Farm
Job Category: Management
Under the administrative direction and oversight of the Dean, Natural Sciences, the Manager, Farm plans, schedules, assigns, and reviews the work of Farm Program staff, including animal units, horticulture unit, and agriculture lands; oversees and maintains Farm financial accounts; coordinates, monitors, and provides technical input for assigned farm operations, maintenance, and related projects and programs; provides responsible technical assistance to the Dean, Natural Sciences; performs a variety of technical tasks relative to the assigned functional area. This position is overtime-exempt.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general direction from the Dean, Natural Sciences. Exercises direct and general supervision over assigned staff.
This is a management-level classification responsible for planning, organizing, supervising, reviewing, and evaluating the work of Farm Program staff. The incumbent organizes and oversees day-to-day activities and operations of the assigned functional area, including short- and long-term operational and maintenance planning, development and administration of program budgets, and various other projects. Successful performance of the work requires an extensive background in farm operations, as well as, the use of considerable independence, initiative, and discretion within established guidelines. This class is distinguished from the Dean, Natural Sciences in that the latter has overall responsibility for all functions for the Natural Sciences Department.
Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:
Perform related duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities:
Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in agricultural science, animal sciences, or related field and five (5) full-time equivalent years of increasingly responsible experience in farm and/or ranch management, including two (2) full-time equivalent years of lead or supervisory experience.
License(s) & Other Requirements:
Valid California driver's license.
Incumbents work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, dust, fumes, and allergens, hazardous physical substances and fumes and mechanical and/or electrical equipment and machinery. Incumbents may interact with staff, students, and/or the public in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
Must possess mobility to work in the field; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to operate varied farming tools and equipment, and to operate a motor vehicle and visit various College and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect animals and work sites. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects, typically weighing 50 pounds, and occasionally heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.
Exposure to chemicals used in pest control, fertilization and weed abatement. -Working around and with machinery having moving parts. -Working with and handling livestock.
Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:
Conditions of Employment:
Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.
Notice to all prospective employees - The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.
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The person holding this position is considered a 'Responsible Employee' under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College's Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.
Typing Certificate Requirements:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST ) on August 10, 2017 (Initial Screening Date) are assured consideration.
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to be considered for this position:
Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE DISTRICT WILL NOT SPONSOR ANY VISA APPLICATIONS .
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA . This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.
Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225.
A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The committee will recommend finalists to the President/CEO and/or Vice President of Instruction for a second interview. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, College resources, needs, and Board of Trustees' approval. The starting date will be following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.
TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to $500 maximum. Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to complete and submit your application for this position.
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