Hiring: Assistant Farm Manager – Northfield Mount Hermon

Assistant Farm Manager

Full-time position

Northfield Mount Hermon, an independent co-educational boarding school in western Massachusetts, seeks an energetic individual with agricultural experience to assist with all duties associated with operating a small scale, educational farm.

The position’s responsibilities include low-till, organic vegetable production, maple sugaring, overall farm maintenance, and support of academic and cocurricular activities. This position will work closely with students and will be responsible for supervising students in the work program. This position will also play an essential role in the reintroduction of livestock to the farm in 2025.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in agriculture, outdoor education or equivalent experience.  Vegetable production experience and/or maple sugaring experience is a plus. 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.

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.

Benefits include: paid time off, health, dental, vision and life insurance, retirement plan, flexible spending account, and an employee assistance program.

Rate of pay: $20/hour

Expected hours: 40 hours per week

To apply for this position, send or e-mail a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources

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

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