Project/Program Specialist - Farmers Market Food Safety Program - Fayetteville, AR
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M-F 8:00 to 5:00
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About this College / Department:
Food Science is a department in the Dale Bumpers College of
Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences and Division of Agriculture at the
University of Arkansas that serves as a primary source of higher education,
fundamental and applied research and public service. The Department of Food
Science fosters programs for achieving regional, national and international
excellence that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and technologies,
professional development and economic success of individuals and food and food
Bachelor's degree required with preferred qualification of background in food science, food safety, or a related field. Must be comfortable with using a computer as well as knowledgeable and proficient in Microsoft Office suite software. Must be willing to learn the eXtension web interface and become a proficient user of this interface. Must be outgoing and be able to work well with a variety of people.Applicant must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
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Please provide completed application, cover letter, transcripts, resume and contact information for three professional references. If you have trouble uploading documents, please contact Jamie Bentley, Bentley@uark.edu.
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Recruitment Contact Information:
Dr. Kristen Gibson
Overall Purpose/Job Objective:
Farmers Market Food Safety Program: This program is based on a
nationally funded project focusing on enhancing the safety of fresh produce
handling at farmers market venues. This program is
designed to equip farmers market vendors, market
managers, and consumers with both scientifically-based and practical
behaviors that will reduce the likelihood of a foodborne outbreak.
Desired qualifications include the ability to maintain a clean working environment; use and manage a variety of social media programs for communicating; and execute the operation of familiar web-based survey programs such as Survey Monkey or Qualtrics.
Commensurate with experience.
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2650 N. Young Avenue
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