Job of the Week: Livestock Coordinator (MSU Extension)

This week, MSU Human Resources is featuring a Livestock Coordinator (posting 718937) through MSU Extension Oakland County.

This support staff position is in alignment with the mission, programs and initiatives of MSU Extension, delivering research-based information to program participants and providing support and coordination of MSU Extension programs. The staff member will coordinate livestock care at MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center in Novi, Michigan and be responsible for the well-being of the animals. The employee will also be responsible for coordinating chores, diets, breeding programs, medical care, hay production, livestock processing and marketing at the farm. Additionally, the position requires contributions to 4-H programs, summer camps, school programs and special events that take place at Tollgate. This can be in many forms including leading summer camp sessions, livestock workshops and school programs with emphasis on special events. As an extension employee, the individual hired for this position will be asked to focus on helping people improve their lives by bringing vast knowledge of resources directly to individuals, communities and businesses as MSU Extension has been doing for more than 100 years. See a full list of responsibilities here.

The desired qualifications for this role include a proven ability in establishing and working with a diverse network of constituents and community members to assist in program development and outreach and an understanding of and ability to implement Civil Rights principles and compliance standards. The position is temporary with the ability to work for 18 months and then re-apply or switch to on-call. The work hours are a standard 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A resume and cover letter are required to apply.

To learn more about MSU Extension Oakland County, visit MSU’s website or Oakland County’s website. Learn more about the position and apply by July 25 here. Find all the latest job postings at

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