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Livestock Cropping Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Livestock Cropping Manager
Role Title: Agricultural Manager II
Posting Number: SW0170973
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

To support research, teaching, and extension programs by planning and administering programs and performing field tasks in the following areas: crop production, agricultural research, nutrient management, and forage management. To provide quality feed for livestock departments, to provide quality plot research support, to insure that the College Farm is always in compliance with various environmental regulations, and to provide other needed resources for multiple CALS departments.

Required Qualifications:

MS Degree in relevant discipline. Will consider a BS in Agriculture, or relevant discipline plus extensive, applicable experience. Supervisory experience; understanding and working knowledge of farm operations.

Preferred Qualifications:
Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Must have a driver's license check, Emergency Personnel - health & safety related, Must have Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with any required endorsements
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to, posting #SW0170973.

Contact Information:
Dr. Dan Eversole
Litton-Reaves Hall, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Band: 5
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: College Farm
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg: (Kentland Farms)
Location Zip Code: 24060
Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, M-F
Posting Date: 12/13/2017
Review Begin Date: 01/19/2018
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

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For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only).
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you learn about this vacancy?
    • Virginia Tech Website
    • Virginia Jobs - state website
    • Inside Higher Ed - website
    • Other Website (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission (VEC)
    • From a Virginia Tech Employee
    • Word of Mouth
    • Job Fair
    • Professional Conference
    • Roanoke Times Newspaper
    • Local New River Valley Newspaper
    • Other Newspaper/Journal (please describe below)
    • Radio (please describe below)
    • Television (please describe below)
    • Other (please describe below)
  4. * Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Do you have farming experience or training in crop production? If yes, briefly describe your experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Please describe your experience with general farm equipment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Please describe your work experience with animal production.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Other Doc