The Beef Cattle Institute with the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invites applications for the position of Director of Beef Value Chain Alliances. The Director of Beef Value Chain Alliances leads initiatives of BCI in downstream beef value chain engagement. The director will work with BCI leadership to establish goals and strategies for engagement with beef industry value chain participants post farm gate. The director will work with beef industry organizations such as US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, NCBA, NAMI, and retail and food service organizations; beef packers and processors; food service companies; and retailers to establish working relationships. The director serves to connect BCI with downstream beef industry participants to identify research, education, outreach, service, and leadership engagement as well as partnering opportunities between BCI and beef industry affiliates. To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references at http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/497906/director-of-beef-value-chain-alliances. Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the open position or search process should be directed to Dr. Brad White at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree and relevant experience in the beef industry. The ideal candidate will have an MS or MBA degree with a basic understanding of beef cattle production and associated technology, basic meat science background, understanding of economics, and have experience in post-farm gate beef production, processing, or marketing.
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