Located on more than 27,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College provides an integrated education that unites a challenging academic program with great opportunities for spiritual and moral growth, work experience, and significant service to others.
Start Date: May 15, 2017
Berry College’s Department of Agricultural Operations is seeking a Dairy Supervisor. The College, located on nearly 28,000 acres near Rome, Georgia, is independent and coeducational with approximately 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students. The College’s mission stresses academic excellence, practical work experience, and an interdenominational religion-in-life program. The Berry College registered, award winning Jersey Herd is over 100 years old, and is used for teaching, production, and research in Berry’s undergraduate Animal Science and Pre-Veterinary Programs. The herd currently consists of approximately 75 animals. The primary functions include: management of the dairy herd, facilities, student workers, and support the academic programs of the College, particularly Animal Science, oversight of the dairy budget including expenditures and income for the unit. Also, as the Co-Manager for student-operated enterprises, the selected applicant must be willing and able to mentor student managers. The Dairy Supervisor will also work with the resident veterinarians on the herd health and faculty in regards to the Animal Science program. Responsibilities also include dairy herd nutrition, reproduction, and equipment maintenance. Must be willing to engage the public and industry related people in promotion and involvement with the College. Must have a desire to mentor and coach student workers, and work across broad spectrums of individuals. There is also future possibility of undergraduate teaching opportunities.