Animal Sciences Career E-Letter

Week of July 23, 2011

Full-time Positions
1. Maxwell Farms of Indiana - Office Admin Asst
2. Swine Crossbreed Specialist
3. Livestock Director Position Open - IN Soybean Alliance
4. Director of Nutrition - Nobis Agri Service, Inc.
5. Hill Shepherd Marketing Group - Writer/Marketing Coordinator

Part-time Postions
6. PIC - Part-Time Data Collection Assistant - swine industry

Internships
7. Internships available at the Houston Zoo!


1. Maxwell Farms of Indiana - Office Admin Asst

Office Administrative Assistant Job Description
Hagerstown, IN

Position needs to be filled as soon as possible.

Individual desired should have a strong understanding of commercial swine production.

Maxwell Farms of Indiana is a fully integrated swine producer. The operation is comprised of three (3) 4,800 head sow farms, three (3) 19,200 head per farm nurseries and approximately twenty-six (26) finishing contract growers.

The position serves as primary communications facilitator for the Indiana Swine Farming Operations. The positions main objective is to facilitate the orderly and accurate exchange of information and data between the associates, managers and staff at the satellite farms, the operations office and North Carolina business offices.

Regular business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Duties include tasks classified under payroll, training, auditing, Pig Trak, human resources and more.

Individual must be proficient in MS Word, Excel and Internet, good verbal/written communication skills, professional appearance and telephone manner, command of English and Spanish language (written and oral), data entry skills, typing skills, interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential documentation, knowledge of office administration procedures and attention to detail.

Works in office, will occasionally go to farms. Occasionally to fill in at the Boar Stud and AI lab.

High school diploma required with some college coursework preferred. Minimum 3 years work experience.

Joe Baldwin
Operations Manager
Maxwell Farms of Indiana
(765) 546-1387

joe.baldwin@goldsboromilling.com


2. Swine Crossbred Specialist

Global Genetic Development Program

Mission Statement: To be the leading worldwide supplier of pig breeding stock and related products and services to all members of the pork value chain through innovative and outstanding genetic technology, service and marketing.
Louisville, KY - USA

Work within the genetic nucleus crossbred team to ensure accurate slaughter plant data collection and PICtraq® data entry

Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

If interested in this position, please submit resume to careers@pic.com.


3. Livestock Director Position Open - IN Soybean Alliance

The Indiana Soybean Alliance will be hiring a Director of Livestock for ISA, the Indiana Corn Marketing Council and the Indiana Corn Growers Association. Current director Leah Beyer has been promoted to the Public Affairs Director, a newly created position for the organizations.

Supporting a healthy and growing livestock industry in the Indiana is a top priority for the organizations in their five-year strategic plan.

Introduction letters and resumes will be accepted for the position until Friday, July 29, 2011. Information should be sent to ISA/ICMC/ICGA Executive Director Jane Ade Stevens at jadestevens@indianasoybean.com

Jane Ade Stevens
Executive Director
Indiana Soybean Alliance
Indiana Corn Marketing Council
5730 w. 74th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Direct Line: 317-614-0123
Cell: 317-979-3300
Fax: 317-347-3626
jadestevens@indianacorn.org
jadestevens@indianasoybean.com
www.indianasoybean.com
www.incorn.org
Mapquest of office: http://tinyurl.com/d2u88z


4. Director of Nutrition - Nobis Agri Service, Inc.

Nobis Agri Service, Inc., The Midwest's Leader in Dairy Nutrition, has an excellent career opportunity for a Director of Nutrition. The successful candidate will have previous industry experience providing first class customer service and innovative solutions to modern, large herd dairies.

Responsibilities -

Qualifications -

Preferred location would be with the "triangle" of Lansing, MI; Demotte, IN; Findlay, OH with a center of Ft. Wayne, IN

We offer an outstanding wage and benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k), vehicle, commission on existing business, commission on growth business, vacation, bonuses and more.

This position has significant responsibilities along with significant rewards. The right person will be well compensated and supported.

Please send your resume to:

Nobis Agri Service, Inc.
PO Box 394
Plainwell, Mi 49080
Or email -
Ben@nobisagri.com


5. Hill Shepherd Marketing Group - Writer/Marketing Coordinator

Hill Shepherd is hiring for a writer/marketing coordinator. Journalism or marketing degree required with newswriting experience. Web design or graphic design skills a plus, but not required. Position is full-time in our offices in Stephenville, Texas, The Cowboy Capital of the World!

DANIELLE BOYD
PRO EQUINE GROUP | CREATIVE
Project Coordinator

602 S. Harbor Ct.
Granbury, TX 76048
ph | 817.573.3280 ext 22
fx | 817.573.6038


6. PIC - Part-Time Data Collection Assistant - swine industry

Global Genetic Development Program
Logansport, IN

Work within the Genetic Nucleus Cross Bred team to ensure accurate slaughter plant data collection

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

RESPONSIBILITIES/KEY TASKS:

Note: Description may not be all-inclusive
Pay : $75 for about 2-3 hrs/work
Hours / week : Early mornings- 2 sessions per week - Tues/ Wed am - 5 am - 7:30 am
START IMMEDIATELY

To apply send a resume and cover letter to
Jon Anderson Jon.Anderson@pic.com
OR CALL Jon Anderson 270 - 776- 3061 


7. Internships available at the Houston Zoo!

The Houston Zoo is looking for intern candidates for the Fall 2011 Semester . We will be accepting applications from June 1 st to July 31 st ; internships will begin September 1 st and run through December 31 st . Internships are available in the following areas:

General Internship Information:
http://www.houstonzoo.org/intern/

Internship Descriptions:
http://www.houstonzoo.org/internships/

After you have filled out your online application, please email your cover letter, letter of recommendation, and resume directly to equassa@houstonzoo.org or you can fax your information to us at 713-533-6783

Erin S. Quassa
Volunteer Programs Coordinator
Houston Zoo, Inc.
1513 Cambridge
Houston , Texas 77030
E: equassa@houstonzoo.org
P: (713) 533- 6558
In the Office: Monday -Friday


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