Hiring: Assistant Farm Manager – Northfield Mount Hermon Farm
Northfield Mount Hermon, an independent co-educational boarding school in western Massachusetts, seeks an experienced and energetic individual with agricultural experience to assist will all duties associated with operating a small scale, educational farm.
The position’s responsibilities include supporting overall farm maintenance, crop and product production, animal care, farm store management and order fulfillment, student supervision, and support of campus-wide initiatives. This position will work closely with students and will be responsible for supervising students in the work program.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in agriculture or equivalent experience. Essential qualifications include the ability to lead and supervise volunteers and student groups, as well as work independently. This position requires the ability to do heavy lifting and to work the long hours in all weather conditions associated with farming. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation. Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as being a self-starter capable of working independently. Some weekend and evening work required on a rotational basis, some travel on occasion.
Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents and embrace the opportunity to work with a diverse community in a boarding school environment. To apply for this position, please stop by the office of Human Resources to complete an application, or send or e-mail a cover letter and resume to:
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way Mount Hermon, MA 01354
Phone: (413) 498-3229; Fax: (413) 498-3240
**Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. **
Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer