The School of Adaptive Agriculture is fiscally sponsored by North Coast Opportunities. You can find out more about NCO at their website and applications for the positions will be submitted through them.
 

Program Coordinator at the School of Adaptive Agriculture (PT)

The education programs at the SAA are dynamic and hands on, and we are seeking a person with those same qualities to lead our beginning farmers into the world of agriculture. The Program Coordinator navigates students through a complex curriculum, field trips, and guest instructors, with room for creativity and advancement.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The School of Adaptive Agriculture Program Coordinator (PC) is the guiding force behind the learning environment for Practicum and Capstone Students. The PC will facilitate learning experiences in the classroom, field, other farms, and discussions, and work closely with the students to ensure a high quality, comprehensive program.

 SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Organize and execute the calendar and schedule of the Practicum Program, communicating this clearly to students and staff.
  2. Schedule lessons, tutorials, and workshops with guest instructors for the Practicum Program.
  3. Organize and facilitate the calendar and schedule of the Practicum Program, communicating this clearly to students and staff.
  4. Facilitate field trips for students, with scheduling, preparing students, and travel logistics.
  5. Prepare handouts, readings, and materials for lessons, field trips, and workshops.
  6. Teach parts of the curriculum, developing lesson plans including both hands-on and classroom instruction.
  7. Lead students in discussions to draw connections between lessons, field trips, field work, and more.
  8. Facilitate field work scheduling and learning opportunities
  9. Coordinate mentorship opportunities for interested students
  10. Participate in the development of SAA workshop series
  11. Following each Practicum term, prepare a review and recommendations regarding retention and program execution.
For more information of applying – please visit the NCO website
 Student Life Coordinator at the School of Adaptive Agriculture (PT)
Campus life at the SAA is integral to the success of the programs on site. Ten students live together in community for three months at a time, and in order to take in all that they are learning it is important that they are as healthy and happy as possible. Community life includes shared meals and weekly check ins to facilitate conversation and conflict resolution if needed. The Student Life Coordinator lives on site and works with students in their daily lives.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The School of Adaptive Agriculture Student Life Coordinator (SLC) The SLC oversees the day-to-day operations of the residential area of the school. The SLC is responsible for maintaining a clean, safe living environment by organizing and training students in safety practices, and the policies and standards of the School. The SLC helps to maintain healthy relationships among the student body. The SLC works with other staff to ensure that infrastructure and repair needs are promptly addressed.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Maintain systems, guidelines, and procedures for keeping kitchen, showers, bathroom, and schoolhouse orderly and clean.
  2. Keep the kitchen and facilities stocked with supplies.
  3. Order and pick up bulk staple foods for the kitchen.
  4. Organize and monitor compliance with the weekly student chore schedule.
  5. Facilitate or participate in weekly check-ins and help resolve interpersonal conflicts using SAA communications guidelines.
  6. Maintain and make available to students information about off-campus resources for medical or other special needs.
For more information of applying – please visit the NCO website