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Cover Crop Selection Tool Coordinator – Yuba City, CA, Job ID 42277

County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County

Date Posted: September 7, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

*** This position is a CAREER appointment that is 100% fixed. ***

The Cover Crop Selection Tool Coordinator will perform a range of duties, functioning as part of a national team focused on the development, implementation, and dissemination of cover crop management and decision-making tools. The Cover Crop Selection Tool Coordinator will assist in efforts to develop a cover crop species selector tool for the Western United States based on existing selector tools from other regions. The incumbent will work with counterparts in the West, Midwest, Northeast, and Southern United States to structure the tool for use in the West and refine underlying tool data to recognize the goals and constraints and meet the needs of western subregions.

The Cover Crop Selection Tool Coordinator serves as the primary technical assistant specialist responsible for assisting in scheduling and running teleconference calls with agronomic experts to fulfill the goal of populating data for the Western species selector tool. Through their supervisor and counterparts the incumbent interfaces closely with agricultural industry personnel, farmers, extension agents, and scientists conducting research at universities across the western US to understand and support the use of cover crops in the region.

This position is eligible for hybrid flexible work arrangements, for applicants living in the State of California, at this time.  Please note that hybrid flexible work arrangements are subject to change by the University. 


Hourly Salary: $21.35/hr. to $25.35/hr.

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. This is a designated position requiring a background check and may require fingerprinting due to the nature of the job responsibilities.  UC ANR does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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