Job Opening

Position Title: Dairy Maternity & Youngstock Manager
Part/Full:Full Time

Job Description.

Chief Objective of Position
Supervises the care (feeding, milking, breeding, observing and treating illness, etc.) of 232 milking cows and 225 replacement heifers located in various barns and lots used in the teaching and research projects conducted by the Dairy Science Department and the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Daily supervises 6 - 9 employees (Agricultural Specialists and Student Workers) to complete the above. Works with faculty and graduate students to implement research and teaching protocols. Teaches, trains, and supervises students in the proper procedures for all of the above.

Required Qualifications
B.S. or M.S. degree in Dairy Science or related field or equivalent experience and training. The individual must be highly motivated, committed to excellence, professional, and extremely well-organized with a strict attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience managing a commercial dairy
Specific experience managing dairy heifers

Pay Band

Appointment Type

Salary Information
Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

Additional Information
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Kristy Daniels at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: January 20, 2021
Applications close: February 10, 2021 Eastern Standard Time

Company/Institution:Virginia Tech
City, State:Blacksburg, VA
Zip Code:24061

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