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CEFS Website Content Development Assistant


Vacancy Type:  

Temporary until 6/1/2016


Anticipated Hiring Range:  



Work Schedule:  

10 hours a week, during regular business hours


Essential Job Duties:  

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) is redesigning and restructuring its website. This position involves soliciting and updating information for key pages of CEFS’ website including Publications (Journals and Periodicals, Abstracts, Proceedings and Presentations, Books and Book Chapters, Bulletins, Reports and Extension Publications and Student Research); Resources (Webinars, Field Notes for Farmers, Guides, Workplace CSA Bulletin) and others. Information will be obtained through online research as well as calling and emailing CEFS faculty, staff and affiliates. The position also involves helping to solicit and organize new website content including photos, documents and reports, as well as general support for the restructuring process.

This work demands a high level of organization, obsessive attention to detail, tenacity in pursuing information until it is obtained, and the ability to work independently once given instructions. Experience with HTML and Dreamweaver is a plus but not required. The ideal candidate will be familiar with CEFS’ staff and programs and have experience in an academic setting. Regular check-ins with the project manager will ensure that goals are met in a timely manner. The new website is scheduled to launch by 06/01/2016. Candidate must be able to hit the ground running and be ready to work with a busy team.


Minimum Experience/Education:




BS/BA or pursuing a BS/BA in Communication, Business Administration, Accounting, Marketing, Environmental Science, Agroecology, Agriculture or related field preferred


Departmental Required Skills:



-Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Must have excellent follow up and time management skills.
-Must have an interest in sustainable agriculture.
-Must be able to hit the ground running and ready to work with a busy team.
-Must have a genuine interest in the work of CEFS.


Apply online, here: You will be prompted to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references.



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Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. 
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