Agricultural/Youth Director, Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter
The Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority, the governing board for the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, Georgia, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Agricultural/Youth Director.
The Agricultural/Youth Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of livestock, agricultural, youth, and related activities and educational programs at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter, to include but not limited to the following areas:
Recruitment, planning, management, and conducting all livestock and agricultural programs, including the Georgia National Junior Livestock Show; development and execution of financial contracts associated with fair and non-fair events; recruitment, interviewing, selection, and training event personnel in accordance with established guidelines; supervision and counseling of personnel as required; coordination with other departments and personnel to ensure success of all events; serving as organizational liaison with State 4-H and FFA organizations; development of long-range plans for livestock, agricultural and youth activities at GNFA; and other duties as directed by the Executive Director.
Candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidate should demonstrate a thorough knowledge of livestock and agricultural planning and competition. Candidate shall demonstrate proficiency with computers and common software applications. A college degree in Agribusiness, Animal Science or a related field is preferred, with 8-10 years relevant work experience in a comparable position. A combination of education and experience may be used to meet minimum requirements.
This position may require a minimal amount of travel. Further, the position may require an irregular work schedule to accommodate the needs of particular shows and events.
The GNFA offers a competitive salary, benefits plan and retirement. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume to: GNFA Personnel Committee, c/o Human Resources, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry, GA 31069 or email to email@example.com.Phone (478) 988-6477.This position will remain posted until filled.