The Dickinson College Farm invites qualified candidates to apply for our Vegetable Production Manager (VPM) position. We are a diversified production farm with strong educational roots supplying our campus and local communities with fresh certified organic produce. For more information on the Dickinson College Farm please go to http://blogs.dickinson.edu/farm/.
The VPM will be part of the management team that ensures productive outcomes at the College Farm. Responsibilities of VPM include effective oversight of crop production needs of the farm’s 10-acre certified organic vegetable operation. The College Farm supports a 150 member CSA, in addition to robust produce sales to the campus dining hall, campus farm store, and diverse stand at Carlisle’s producer only farmers’ market. The VPM will mentor and supervise college students and seasonal staff in ways that cultivate a cohesive team. This is achieved in cooperation with other farm managers through hands-on training, educational lessons, and participating in regular field work alongside staff. Successful applicants will have a minimum of 3-5 years of management-level experience in organic vegetable production and staff supervision. They will be enthusiastic and organized leaders who enjoy working with college-aged students and bring diverse skill sets to the position. Compensation includes a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package plus an on-farm residence.
Dickinson College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.