| Clemson University|
Location Westinghouse Rd. 511
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary - Time Limited
This position will be responsible for the coordination of the Organic Certification Program by reviewing organic system plans submitted by producers to determine compliance with the National Organic Program (NOP); providing technical assistance related to NOP compliance for new and renewing clients; participating in program policy development; coordinating program accreditation renewal; and developing and implementing educational and marketing materials to enhance customer service and expand client base.
50% - Essential - Review organic system plans submitted by new and renewing clients in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring completeness and compliance with the NOP standards. Verify allowed/prohibited substances of inputs and confirm that appropriate records are included in system plan to document compliance.
10% - Essential - Coordinate program implementation and daily administrative activities such as scheduling inspections, conducting inspections, directing residue sampling and maintaining/updating program documents and forms as needed.
15% - Essential - Apply knowledge of organic regulations and certification procedures to coordinate customer service and technical assistance for clients in a consistently professional manner. Provide direction and guidance for maintenance and updates to the program's website and on-line database ensuring that information is current and accessible.
10% - Essential - Coordinate the program's NOP accreditation renewals and manage correspondence with NOP administration via phone, mail and email. Attend relevant workshops, conferences and trade shows presenting program information and promoting the services of the department to potential clients and the general public.
15% - Essential - Review program goals, objectives and measures to ensure compatibility with university, PSA and department mission; assess and report on program progress toward goals and objectives. Remain current with changes in NOP standards and guidance documents to alert and advise the administration regarding program compliance issues. Stay current with changes in the NOP standards.
A bachelor's degree and relevant program experience.
Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations
No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.
Stand for prolonged period
Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
Walk or move about
Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)
Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
Recognize or inspect visually
Move, transport, raise or lower
Extends hands or arms in any direction
Perceive, observe, clarity of vision
Bachelor's Degree in an agricultural discipline related to plant, animal or food science and 5 years related work experience.
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 06 ($ 39,960.00 - $ 45,000.00)
Employees who are in time limited positions will earn one and one-quarter days of Annual and Sick Leave per month for a total of thirty (30) days per year. Eligible part-timers will earn days on a pro rata basis.
March 28, 2017
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.