The Agricultural Literacy Coordinator will be responsible for providing and creating science-based curriculum material, presentations, and training opportunities to audience’s ages Pre-K through adult. The coordinator will be responsible for agricultural, environmental, natural resource programs and other curriculum.
The Coordinator will be paid an hourly wage set by the Knox County Farm Bureau Manager, with approval from the Knox County Farm Bureau Board of Directors. The Coordinator will need to turn in monthly mileage reports and will be reimbursed at the IRS allowable rate. The Knox County Farm Bureau will pay for any conference or meeting registration fees and hotel expenditures. The Knox County Farm Bureau will not pay for travel time, but for time spent in the classroom, meetings, conferences, etc.
Office Location: Knox County Farm Bureau, 180 S. Soangetaha Rd., Ste. 101, Galesburg, IL 61401
Geographic Area: Serving all schools and Ag Literacy projects within Knox County Specialized Classrooms: Third through Fifth grade classrooms
Position Title: Agricultural Education Coordinator
Report to: Hailey Weyhrich, Executive Director, Knox County Farm Bureau
Knox County Farm Bureau Board of Directors
Knox County Farm Bureau Foundation
Education & Outreach Task Force
Employment: Part Time (approximately 20-25 hours per week)
The coordinator, with assistance from the Knox County Farm Bureau manager, shall complete the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom County Agricultural Literacy Coalition Annual Report & Continuation Grant Proposal. The report shall include the following:
The coordinator shall deliver monthly reports to the Knox County Farm Bureau manager. The reports shall summarize the following:
Evaluations shall be conducted at the conclusion of all workshops and classroom presentations.
Agricultural Education Coordinator Position Available
The Knox County Farm Bureau is actively searching to fill its Agricultural Education Coordinator position.
The Agricultural Education Coordinator will be responsible for providing and creating science-based curriculum material, presentations, monthly classroom lessons, and training opportunities to audiences Third grade through Fifth grade throughout Knox County. The coordinator will be responsible for agricultural, environmental, natural resource programs and other curriculum. The full position description is available on our website.
Qualifications of this position include strong leadership and organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong public speaking abilities. Physical requirements include the ability to drive to and from classrooms, coordinate lessons, and some light lifting of materials. A Bachelor of Science degree in teaching and/or agriculture is preferred. Classroom management experience is preferred but not required.
Qualified candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to Hailey Weyhrich, firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:30 pm on July 26, 2019. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview by Hailey Weyhrich.
Inquiries about the position may be made to Hailey Weyhrich, Manager, Knox County Farm Bureau (309) 342-2036.