Project Assistant

Location: 
Madison, Wisconsin
Publication Date: 
Monday, March 18, 2013 (All day)
Company Name: 
IPM (Integrated Pest Management) Institute of North America, Inc.

Full-time project assistant position available with an independent
non-profit organization working to improve sustainability in
agriculture and communities through Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
Primary responsibility will be assisting with a project designed to
improve sustainability of fresh produce production, working with a
national food retailer and its supply chain.

The individual in this position will support the project coordinator
in standards development and testing with producers, retail managers
and project scientists; training; communications; and project
evaluation and reporting.  Ideal candidate will have experience in and
demonstrated commitment to sustainable agriculture. Excellent verbal
and written communication skills a must.  Familiarity with Microsoft
Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Access a plus.  References required.

Flexible schedule, 36-40 hours per week, hourly compensation ranging
from $11 to $12 commensurate with skills and experience.  Benefits
include health insurance and paid vacation. Located in near west
Madison, on bus routes.

The IPM Institute of North America, Inc. is a non-profit organization
formed in 1998.  The Institute’s mission is to accelerate adoption of
IPM in agriculture and communities through consumer education and
development of IPM standards for self-evaluation and IPM
certification.  Institute funders have included US EPA, USDA and
members and supporters.

Send resume and cover letter to Kelly Adams at 4510 Regent St.,
Madison WI 53705, or email info@ipminstitute.org.