IPM Institute Seeks Coordinator for Sustainable Food Group

Coordinator, Sustainable Food Group

 Full-time coordinator position available with a growing independent non-profit organization working to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities through Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Responsibilities include coordinating the development and operation of sustainability programs for national food companies and their supply chains.

The individual in this position will work with project teams, project partners, clients and project scientists to research, develop, implement and verify standards focused on sustainability, IPM and pesticide risk reduction. The scope of work includes standards development, communications, training, program evaluation and reporting.

The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical skills, strong attention to detail, experience and knowledge in and demonstrated commitment to sustainable agriculture. Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office are essential. Spanish language proficiency is a plus.

Flexible schedule, 30 – 35 hours per week, hourly compensation commensurate with skills and experience ($14 – $16 per hour). Our rapid growth provides for excellent opportunities for advancement. Benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, and paid vacation and holidays. Located on the near east side of Madison.

The IPM Institute of North America, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed in 1998.  Our mission is to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities by using the power of the marketplace.Our team currently works on more than a dozen projects to increase adoption of IPM and other best practices that reduce risks to health and the environment from pesticide and nutrient use in agriculture and communities, improve working conditions, soil health, water and air quality.

Send a resume, cover letter, salary history and three professional references to Ariel Larson at 211 S. Paterson Street Suite 380, Madison, WI 53703, or email alarson@ipminstitute.org.

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