Livestock Judging Coach/Ag Careers Specialist – Allen Co. Community College (Iola, KS)

Job Title: Livestock Judging Coach/AG Careers Specialist
Job Description:

The Livestock Judging Coach/Agriculture Careers Specialist will coach the Livestock Judging team and serve as an Agriculture Careers Specialist by attracting students to Agriculture programs and careers.  Assignment may include teaching Livestock Judging and Agriculture Orientation courses. Position is responsible for student team and program recruitment, advising, academic program development and participation, student field studies and internships, committee and task force service and individual professional development.  (Please review the complete position description posted on the college website  http://www.allencc.edu)

Job Salary (if available): MS/MA $40,000-$43,000 based on education and experience BS/BA $36,000-$38,000 based on education and experience

Job Benefits (if available): Excellent benefits package including health/dental insurance, KPERS, 403(b), sick leave, vacation, personal day, tuition benefits, Section 125 benefits.

Job Bonus (if available):

Job Start Date: August-1-2018
Applications Due By: July-1-2018

Contact First Name: Shellie
Contact Last Name: Regehr
Contact Email: sregehr@allencc.edu
Contact Phone: 620.901.6299

Extension Agent – River Valley (Belleville or Washington, KS)

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Brett Melton will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – River Valley District as a Livestock Production Agent, effective July 2, 2018.  River Valley District has offices in Belleville, Clay Center, Concordia, and Washington.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences and Industry from Kansas State University and is earning his master’s degree in Ruminant Nutrition from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.

Melton has most recently been employed as a Feedlot Technician at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.

Extension Agent – Golden Prairie District (Grainfield, KS)

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Pallace Schnittker will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Golden Prairie District as the Horticulture Agent, effective April 23, 2018. Golden Prairie District has offices in Grainfield, Oakley and WaKeeney.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Horticulture with a specialization in Greenhouse and Nursery Management from Kansas State University.

Schnittker has most recently been employed with Cru campus Ministry in Manhattan, KS

(updated 4-11-18)

Extension Agent – Central Kansas District (Minneapolis, KS)

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Cade Rensink will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Central Kansas District as the Livestock Production Agent, effective March 25, 2018. Central Kansas District has offices in Minneapolis and Salina.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences and Industry and a master’s degree in Range Science both from Kansas State University. 

Rensink most recently was employed as a loan officer with Bennington State Bank and was previously employed by K-State Research and Extension in Central Kansas District and Coffey County.

(updated 3-13-18)

Extension Agent – Barber Co. (Medicine Lodge)

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Justin Goodno will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Barber County as an Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, effective March 25, 2018.  Barber County’s office is in Medicine Lodge.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business from Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

Goodno has previously been been employed as a District Manager with the Kansas Department of Agriculture.

Extension Agent – Thomas County (Colby)

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Madison Mackley will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Thomas County as an Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, effective May 20, 2018.  Thomas County’s office is located in Colby, Kansas.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Agronomy with a minor in Animal Sciences and Industry from Kansas State University.

Mackley has most recently been employed as an Office Assistant in the Kansas State University College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s office. 

(updated 5-7-18)