UF/IFAS TEAMS Opportunities for 11/07/2022


UF/IFAS TEAMS Opportunities for 11/07/2022
IFAS Human Resources Diversity & Inclusion has now created an opportunity for you to view, at a glance, newly posted IFAS TEAMS positions. Please click on the link for further details. These positions were vacant as of the date of this posting.

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Human Resources Generalist II
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

This position reports to the HR Manager, IFAS, Office of Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion.  Supports various human resource-related functions for UF/IFAS HR including, processing new hire appointments, job changes, retirements, resignations, terminations, leaves of absence, leave cash outs, and additional payments, review and approve proposed salary range for staff postings, and assists with benefit administration. Assists recruiter with posting and search process.


Licensing Associate I
Location: Alachua

This position reports to the Technology Licensing Officer (“TLO”) of Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc. (FFSP), a direct support organization of the University of Florida. This position will assist FFSP’s TLO in the management of plant technology portfolios of novel plant varieties which are developed and released by plant breeders at the University of Florida. The activities performed by this position will include intellectual property protection and agreement administration.


Chemist II
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

This position is responsible for the extraction and analysis of agricultural commodities for pesticide residues in compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Good Laboratory Practices. The employee is responsible for working within the given regulations to generate quality data within a given time frame. This is an intermediate Chemist position, and it is expected that this person can work under minimal supervision and rely on previous experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.


Academic Program Spec I
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

This position reports directly to the Manager of Student Services and serves as the point of contact for inquiries in a high traffic office setting. Effective communication with a diverse student and faculty population will be essential for executing position responsibilities. The incumbent will work directly with students in navigating department services from point of inquiry through graduation, working directly with faculty by organizing Graduate Program applications for review, gathering data for reporting, and maintaining active student records. Timely communication to students, faculty and staff on department and university activities is an important function of the Academic Program Specialist I in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department Student Services Office.


Maintenance Generalist II
Location: St. Johns

Support HAEC Farm Manager and Farm Supervisors with maintenance service and repair work involving machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair.  Duties may involve plumbing, pipe fitting; welding; machining; carpentry; painting; plastering; machine servicing; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; repairing buildings, floors, or stairs; vehicle servicing; grounds and/or facilities maintenance.  Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field.  Rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Perform a variety of tasks.  Work under general supervision.  Exercise a certain degree of creativity and latitude.  Practice and foster team spirit as well as positive, productive working relationships with colleagues at UF IFAS HAEC.


Administrative Support AST I
Location: Palm Beach

The job location is in Belle Glade, FL with the University of Florida, IFAS, Everglades REC.

Main operator for multi-line telephone & route messages; Receiving and shipping; Student Housing; Event Coordinator; Asset Management; Space Allocation; Perform other general office duties.


Education/Training Spec I, 4- H
60355006 – AG-BROWARD
Location: Broward

This is specialized work to assist professional Extension Agent in conducting educational programming in 4-H youth development. Employee is responsible for preparing materials to supplement educational programs, conducting educational programs, developing training materials that will be used in teaching both adult and youth audiences and creating and coordinating camp and event materials and flyers. Maintaining reports, records of program participants, evaluations and financial transactions. Position includes some rotating front desk back up support coverage.


Farm Supervisor
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

The Department of Animal Sciences in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is seeking a Farm Supervisor for the Beef Teaching Unit. This position requires hands-on experience managing and supervising staff and the operation of working beef cattle facilities. Farm supervisor responsibilities include but are not limited to:  supervision of employees, animal handling, breeding management, animal processing, diet formulation, forage production, planning work schedules, accounting, education, and coordination of research projects with the department of Animal Sciences.  The successful candidate will be involved with all aspects of working livestock operations and will be required to supervise employees, including student employees.  Position will involve driving vehicles and operating farm equipment.


Fiscal Assistant II
Location: Dade

This is an hourly, full-time position only open to UF employees only. The position is located in Homestead, FL.

This is a key administrative position at TREC who is focused on the overall Office Administration, primarily fiscal and office administration. The incumbent will also share the responsibility for a wide variety of financial transactions (PCard, invoices, purchase orders, travel authorizations, etc.). The employee will be a secondary receptionist greeting students, faculty, visitors, etc. when they arrive at TREC. This position is cross-trained and shares responsibilities with the Administrative Support Assistant II position in the office.


Communications Specialist – Family Nutrition Program
Location: In the State of Florida

The UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program is seeking an experienced and creative communications specialist to join our team. You will be developing and implementing a social media strategy to increase our online presence and designing promotional materials to support community partner recruitment.


Administrative Support Assistant I
60351037 – AG-LEON
Location: Leon

This position provides the administrative support to all the Leon County UF/IFAS Extension Agents to better serve the public in regards to agriculture, horticulture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences and youth development.


Biological Scientist II
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL), Alachua

This full-time Biological Scientist will manage both laboratories of Drs. Marcio Nunes and Yang Lin in the Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences Department. Their overall responsibility is to maintain proper function and organization of the laboratories which will include the following duties: laboratory and field administration, research support, providing input for technical reports, or research papers, and safety training of all laboratory personnel.


DIR, Campus IT
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL), Alachua

This position is responsible for management of the UF/IFAS Office of Information Technology, consisting of sections for computer application development, server administration, local and wide-area networking, and help desk support for computers and videoconferencing. With 3700 faculty and staff located on the main UF campus in Gainesville and in additional off campus locations around Florida, this position is unique at the University of Florida. This position is responsible for coordination and joint supervision with department chairs and Research and Education Center directors for hiring, assessment, and training of all their IT staff who are hired within those units. In addition, the position is responsible for coordinating with UFIT for all compute, storage, and networking needs to leverage University provided computing infrastructure to its fullest capabilities.


SR DIR, Dev Administration
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

The Senior Director of Development, UF/IFAS Extension Donor Engagement is responsible for a broad range of fundraising activities for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (IFAS) focused primarily on acquiring major gifts to support the UF/IFAS Extension Program. This position is responsible for the implementation of support programs for IFAS. Reporting to the Executive Director of Advancement, the incumbent will develop and execute the unit’s fundraising program to fulfill the financial needs as identified by the Executive Director and in alignment with the strategic initiatives of UF Advancement (UFA).

At UF Advancement we are committed to “The Gold Standard Culture” and live it through:
Our Vision: To be ranked among the best, as measured by Voluntary Support of Education
Our Mission: To be a catalyst in securing and managing private support for university priorities
Our Values:
• Excellence – Strive for greatness as an institution that brings out the best in each individual.
• Discovery & Innovation – Collaborate on the uncharted frontiers of knowledge to seek truth and make the world a better place.
• Inclusion – Celebrate differences in identities, thoughts, and abilities, and seek to provide equitable access to opportunity.
• Freedom & Civility – Embrace the freedom to inquire and express ideas without condemnation, and to show respect for the right of others to do the same.
• Community – Create a safe, welcoming community and a shared purpose that builds a sense of belonging and togetherness.
• Stewardship – Show respect for those who came before us, responsibility for those now with us, and the commitment to leave a just and habitable world for those who come after us.


Accessibility Document Specialist
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

UF/IFAS Communications is recruiting for an Accessibility Document Specialist as part of the Creative Services team. The Accessibility Document Specialist is responsible for providing Section 508 compliant document remediation support to clients with an emphasis on PDF and MS Suite remediation. The Specialist will convert documents to ensure accessibility to people with disabilities in compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1 AA), PDF/UA guidelines, and University standards. Ideal candidates enjoy learning new technologies, working collaboratively, and finding solutions to unique technical challenges.


Administrative Spec I
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

This position is located and the IFAS Analytical Services Laboratories and is responsible for performing fiscal operations and providing related support to the Director relating to the day-to-day operation of the facility.


Biological Scientist II
60820000 – AG-WFREC-JAY
Location: Santa Rosa

Biological Scientist II Responsible for the conducting research trials (preparation, establishment, management, harvesting etc.) and summarizing research results (data collection, analysis, and reporting) under direction of the Principal Investigator.  Will implement and assist with the Weed Science research and extension programs at West Florida Research and Education Center/UF and various off-site research locations.


Acquisitions Editor & Special Projects Writer
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

UF/IFAS Communications is recruiting for an Acquisitions Editor and Special Projects Writer who will coordinate editorial services of for-sale materials in a variety of formats, directing production from consultation with clients to editing and writing marketing ad copy. This position is responsible for acquiring new book projects, editing the text of a variety of educational and technical publications, and writing special project publications and marketing copy for a variety of audiences and formats.


Systems Admin/Programmer IV
Location: Remote/Flexible

University of Florida – IFAS Information Technology is seeking a self-starting, team oriented individual with project management skills to provide operational support for our IFAS OU within UF Active Directory and SCCM. The successful candidate will be required to have excellent oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills. This position will also provide Tier/level 3 support to departmental technical support staff. Familiarity with a wide range of Microsoft client and server applications is essential for this position.


Data Scientist III
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

The University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida is seeking a Data Scientist III for the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.


Posted: November 7, 2022

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Ifas Jobs, Job Postings, TEAMS Jobs

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