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Consumer Food Safety Field Specialist - South Dakota State University Rapid City, SD




SDSU Extension is offering an exciting career opportunity as a Consumer Food Safety Extension Field Specialist.  We are looking for an individual to join us in growing and building our regional extension center located in Rapid City, SD by successfully engaging the public and bringing research to practice.

Minimum requirements: Masterís Degree in Nutritional Sciences, Health Sciences, Public Health, Horticulture, Animal Science, Meat Science, Dairy Science, Food Science, or other closely related field completed by date of hire. Masterís degrees that may enhance undergraduate degrees may include, but are not limited to:  Marketing; Entrepreneurship; Health Science; Education; or Agriculture.  Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to use a personal computer.  Must have a valid driverís license, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, and a willingness to travel.  Salary commensurate with qualifications. 

Full consideration given to applications received by June 27, 2016.  For questions on the position, contact Tara Shafrath at or (605) 782-3290. To apply, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process.  For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 or  SDSU is an AA/EEO employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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