Southern SARE Seeking Communications Specialist

September 29, 2021

GRIFFIN, Georgia – The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SSARE) program is seeking a Communications Specialist to join the staff at the University of Georgia – Griffin campus.

The Communications Specialist promotes Southern SARE’s program goals, objectives and grant-making efforts across the Southern region by communicating project results through the development of written articles and educational resources, social media tools, and multimedia efforts. The position also promotes the Southern SARE program through public relations activities at conferences, university field days, regional meetings and other events across the Southern region.

Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in communications, preferably agricultural communications, or a science degree with some writing experience; knowledge of sustainable agriculture; an understanding of the land-grant/Cooperative Extension system; and knowledge using social media and multimedia tools.

For a full job description and to complete an application, go to click on “Search Jobs” and search by Posting Number S06968P. The position is open until filled.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Published by the Southern Region of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Southern SARE operates under cooperative agreements with the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and the Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture to offer competitive grants to advance sustainable agriculture in America’s Southern region.

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