Jobs and Internships at ASI
Positions available at the Agricultural Sustainability Institute and its affiliated programs are posted on this page. UC Davis positions can be found at employment.ucdavis.edu.
Staff and Academic Positions
COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEMS ANALYST
Under the direction of UC SAREP's Food and Society Academic Coordinator and in collaboration with external partners, plan and implement farm to school evaluations at school district, county and statewide levels. Collect and analyze procurement data, cafeteria environment scans, menu analyses, school garden and farm tour data, recycling/composting data and changes in children's consumption patterns and or food preferences. Conduct and evaluate professional development activities (cooking classes, garden workshops, etc.) Develop evaluation protocols, conduct interviews and surveys, develop data spreadsheets, summarize research results and write reports. Synthesize results and write articles for peer-reviewed journals; do presentations for professional and practitioner audiences. Represent the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program's (SAREP's) Farm to School activities at local, state and national gatherings.
Help to organize and execute urban ag tours with youth in the Bay Area/ Sacramento. Develop urban agriculture tour curricula and training materials involving youth with input from advisors; work with 4-H and Urban Ag NGO leaders to develop content, revise and finalize for widespread distribution. Manage logistics of Urban Ag tours including communication, transportation, food, and educational materials. Conduct outreach about the urban ag tours, focusing on social media and new forms of electronic outreach; involve youth in the outreach. Organize all project documents and write progress and final reports.
Full position description can be found here:
Apply by July 10, 2014
We have no positions available at this time.
Interested in our Internship Program? Please visit the Student Farm Internship page and the Russell Ranch Internship page for more information about on-campus internships with the Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis.
The National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service's internship page is a good resource to search for and find off-campus internships.