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31 Jan 2013 08:47 AM  
Barn Manager

Unity College’s Sustainability Office seeks a responsible, motivated, energetic professional to perform all aspects of animal husbandry and barn/pasture management related to our campus farm operation and its vibrant, educational interface with students. This position will be expected to coordinate with faculty and staff of the Sustainable Agriculture and Captive Wildlife Care and Education programs to support enrichment of student learning experiences and specific learning objectives.

REQUIREMENTS: Must have an ability to work collaboratively and independently, possess a passion for animal husbandry and health, agriculture, and education, and be able to create/maintain a safe working environment. Good candidates will have experience with agricultural management and planning, strong written and verbal communication skills, and experience handling animals (which may include ruminants, poultry, and bees).

EDUCATION /EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, relevant work experience; experience with animal husbandry and handling; demonstrated interest in sustainable agriculture, animal health and/or related work; Familiar with educational setting a plus.

HOURS: Part-time, 20 hours/week; year round; includes nights/weekends. On call for animal health needs.

PAY: Commensurate with experience.
TO APPLY: Application review will begin immediately until the position is filled. Apply online at www.unity.edu/jobs (receive a link to upload an employment application, cover letter and resume and three references). Internal applicants should fill out a transfer request form which can be obtained by visiting the Human Resources Office.

POSTED: January 30, 2013
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Unity College is a small, private college in rural Maine that provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Unity College graduates are prepared to be environmental stewards, effective leaders, and responsible citizens through active learning experiences within a supportive community.
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