Teach 6 hours per semester in swine, livestock management, or livestock evaluation classes or laboratories. Manage daily operations, students, and customers for the Murray State Swine Lab, while instructing the students enrolled in courses that operate labs in swine operations.
Teach 6 hours per semester
Manage a team of dedicated student leaders and volunteers
Work with instructors and students involved in operations and practicum courses
Schedule and present labs, demonstrations, and tours
Provide for the daily care and management of all lab animals
Coordinate sales and exhibition of lab animals throughout the year
Coordinate the media and public relations initiatives for the lab
Market show pigs produced at the lab and manage the customer service and sales process
Plan animal nutrition requirements in consultation with faculty
Plan animal health and veterinary needs in consultation with faculty and the herd veterinarian
Maintain lab facilities in proper working condition
Maintain animal and site records in accordance with IACUC, USDA, PQA, and KYDoW policies
Be available and on-call for evening and weekend emergencies and student worker support
Safely operate farm equipment and train students to do the same
Minimum Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree required.
Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Experience with farm management operations
Experience breeding and marketing livestock for exhibition
Equipment operation experience
Experience in supervision
Promotion and public relations demonstrated ability
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Along with the application, the following items must be included:
Letter of application
For best consideration, please submit a completed application along with all required materials by July 4, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 9681
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Murray State University, located in far western Kentucky, serves as a nationally recognized residential comprehensive university, with a strong extended campus and online presence, offering high-quality associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctorate degrees.