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Manager with North Peace Applied Research Association in Manning, Alberta, Canada

Type of position Research Manager at Applied Research Association
Employer North Peace Applied Research Association
Description of Employer The North Peace Applied Research Association (NPARA) is a non-profit, producer-driven organization that conducts applied agricultural research and extension in the North Peace region. Furthermore, our mission is to serve farmers within the county of Northern Lights and the M.D of the Peace #135, and to meet the special needs that results from our unique climatic, geographic and soil conditions. Our organization has a strong focus on studying and promoting regenerative agricultural practices.
Location Manning, Alberta, Canada
Salary 70-90K a year
Closing date of competition October 13, 2023
Date position available January 8, 2023
Description of duties

What you will do:
• Oversee and coordinate agricultural research and extension projects and activities according to policy set by the Board of Directors.
• Responsible for ensuring the annual publication of all research results and activities of the Association.
• Responsible for administration details of planning meetings, seminars, tours, promotional materials.
• Maintain liaison with related agencies (government and private).
• Organize, attend, and provide all required information to the Board and/or Committee meetings.
• Provide direction and supervision of all permanent and seasonal staff.
• Provide an activity report to directors at all board meetings.

Qualifications sought

What you will bring:
• Practical working knowledge of agriculture and environmental best management practices in western Canada
• Ability to use word processing software efficiently, specifically MS Office. But also, Adobe Products (ex. Lightroom, Acrobat Pro), Eventbrite, video editing software and Canva.
• Ability to write funding proposals (i.e., grants) for research and extension.
• Motivated to excel both in a team environment and independently.
• Valid driver’s license with a clean abstract
• Environmental or agriculture science degree (B.Sc) and/or Master’s degree (M.Sc) in such fields, combined with experience will be given preference.
• Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Contact for additional information [email protected]
Application procedure  
Submit what resume
Submit to email, website
Additional Information ? Location: Manning, Alberta.
? Salary: 70-90K plus health benefits, commensurate on experience
? Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full time 37.5 hrs/week
? Start date: As soon as possible (1 vacancy)