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  Ag in the Classroom Coordinator Position: Logan-Sangamon-Menard Counties  
  Jennifer Waters  6/26/2021 8:12:00 PM  

Agricultural Education Partnership: Logan-Sangamon-Menard Counties (District 3)  - Ag in the Classroom Coordinator
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How does an AITC Coordinator make an impact?
• Acts as a resource person for the schools in Logan, Menard, and Sangamon Counties
• Provides teaching materials and information to teachers and the public.
• Be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with the Regional Office of Education, Superintendents, Principals, administrators, and teachers at schools within the program area.
• Conducts in-classroom educational programming.
• Provides training to teach the teachers to deliver AITC programming in their classrooms. These workshops may include classroom training and field trips to farms and agribusinesses.
• Maintain relationships with individuals and businesses that provide charitable donations to the Agricultural Education Partnership.

Qualifications -  Do you have what we’re looking for?
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills for developing and teaching agriculturally based curriculum.
• Organizational skills to maintain work schedules for part-time staff and volunteers involved in conducting in-classroom presentations.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
• Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
• The person must have daily access to a reliable automobile and must possess a valid driver’s license.

Education: Bachelors degree from an accredited institution of higher education and related experience in agriculture, environment, conservation, or education.

Salary: A competitive salary is being offered. Consideration may be given for salary increases at the initial six-month review or thereafter.

Benefits: Retirement Pension Plan, Long Term Disability, Group Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Group Life Insurance Plan, and 401k once qualified.

Travel: Business miles - IRS rate in county and out of county with a supporting monthly log.

Vacation: Starting at two weeks. Increasing with years of service.
Applications: Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, a current resume and three references to Jim Birge, Sangamon County Farm Bureau, 2631 Beechler Ct, Springfield, IL 62703. All applications to be considered must be received by Friday, July 16, 2021.

Jennifer Waters
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 217-827-0633 Cell: 217-827-0633
Address: 211 IL-125, Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
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