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  Vacancy: Cook Co Farm Bureau Director of Ag Literacy  
  Lucas Allen  4/12/2022 10:45:00 AM  

The Cook County Farm Bureau is seeking to hire a fulltime Director of Ag Literacy to fill a staff position due to an upcoming summer retirement.

Major responsibilities include directing the Cook County Farm Bureau and Foundation Ag Literacy programming in area schools, developing curriculum and presentations for classroom and non-classroom use, working with volunteers and partners to deliver agriculture program experiences and partnering with other organizations/groups to enhance agricultural literacy in the county.

Criteria include:

  • Four-year college degree
  • Teaching knowledge, experience – classroom or organizational
  • Strong verbal, written and electronic communication skills and knowledge
  • Mature and calm individual who can multitask in a busy work environment
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize based on organizational goals
  • Some Agricultural knowledge and understanding of consumer farm-related product choices and consumption is helpful

A competitive salary will be offered based on experience.

Benefits include group medical/dental/vision cost share, 2X term life, disability coverage, cafeteria plan, defined benefit retirement plan, 401(k) and PTO schedule.

Individuals interested in the position should submit a letter of application, resume and references or inquiries by email to:

Bob Rohrer, Cook County Farm Bureau Manager 

6438 Joliet Road, Countryside, Il. 60525


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