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Thursday, October 19, 2023

We're hiring a Director of Farm to Institution Programs!

Prepared broccoli is spread out on a baking sheet for serving in an institutional setting.
MSU CRFS is hiring a Director of Farm to Institution Programs!
This outreach specialist position will provide overall direction and coordinate outreach, education, research, and evaluation activities for existing and future farm to institution efforts at MSU Center for Regional Food Systems. 

MSU Center for Regional Food Systems seeks a full-time, fixed-term Director of Farm to Institution Programs. This Academic Specialist position provides a unique opportunity for an experienced, motivated, and resourceful leader to bring creative vision and support to the strong farm to institution foundation existing here in Michigan. The Director will work closely with partners from MSU Extension, state agencies, community-based organizations, institutions, farms and food vendors, funding agencies, and other state, regional, and national organizations.

Within this highly collaborative role, the Director will provide overall leadership for the Michigan Farm to Institution Network, including coordinating the management team and advisory committee, communications, network activities, and more. Additionally, the Director will lead and support other projects related to CRFS’ statewide and national farm to institution and farm to school strategy, such as evaluating the statewide local food incentive program 10 Cents a Meal, maintaining Michigan Farm to School resources, and providing technical assistance to Michigan-based grantees of the Lake Michigan School Food System Innovation Hub.

CRFS’s highly collaborative role in farm to institution work is well-established and requires a diplomatic leader with great organizational skills to collaboratively engage a range of existing relationships and diverse stakeholders. Using a racial equity lens in all outreach strategies, research, and communication efforts is an essential part of all CRFS programming.

Find the full position description, qualifications, and required application materials on our website and on the Careers @ MSU Job Posting #900714 
Salary: $66,000-$74,000, commensurate with experience, plus MSU’s benefit package.

Applications will be accepted until 11:55 pm E.T. on October 25, 2023  

If you have questions about the position or search process, you may contact Megan McManus, Search Chair,
CALL 517-353-3535
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