REC Director-Edisto (Blackville SC) at Clemson University

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Location: Clemson, South Carolina

Job Description:

Clemson University: College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences: Edisto Research and Education Center Center Director

Location: 64 Research Rd., Blackville, SC 29817

Description: Split duties, with 60% in Administration and 40% in Research and/or Extension. These percentages are negotiable and will be finalized prior to the successful candidate starting the position. The Director is responsible for management of personnel, budget, infrastructure, and public relations at the Center. The Director is expected to fulfill all of the administrative and programmatic duties in a manner consistent with the policies of the Public Service and Agriculture unit of Clemson University, and potentially maintain an actively funded program in his/her area of expertise to include the duties expected of scientists with appointments in Extension and/or Research.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants selected for interview will have the opportunity to submit their academic credentials to the appropriate College of Agriculture, Forestry & Life Sciences' departmental Tenure, Promotion & Review committee for faculty status.


Earned PhD in an agriculturally related discipline and have at least 5 years of relevant experience in a management/leadership role, preferably in leading a collaborative multiĀ­ staff office. Experience in Land-Grant University administration including Extension and Experiment Station programming is preferred. Candidates should have a proven research record demonstrated by successful grantsmanship, graduate student mentorship, and strong record of peer-reviewed publications. Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to engage in technical discussions with fellow scientists, farmers, agribusiness professionals, regulatory personnel, and additional stakeholders in related positions.

Application Instructions

To apply, submit the following via Interfolio: Vitae, unofficial transcript, letter of interest and three letters of reference.

Interviews will begin by 1 March 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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