NOW HIRING: Agroecology and Wellness Coordinator
Appointment: 1 year, full-time (40 hours/week), possibility for renewal
Compensation: $65,000.00 – $75,000.00 annually
Application Deadline: March 15, 2023
About the Berkeley Food Institute: The Berkeley Food Institute (BFI) at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to transform food systems to expand access to healthy, affordable food and promote sustainable and equitable food production. We empower new leaders with capacities to cultivate diverse, just, resilient, and healthy food systems.
Position: This position will serve as project coordinator for Berkeley’s food-producing campus gardens and farms, supporting cooperation between Berkeley Student Farms, Berkeley Food Institute, Basic Needs Center, and the Berkeley Agroecology Lab*. Agroecology is a framework for creating ecologically-based and socially-just food systems through research, farming practices, political action, and social change. Wellness attends to the physical, mental, social, and spiritual needs of individuals to create a thriving community where all people feel a sense of belonging and wellbeing.
The Agroecology and Wellness Coordinator will integrate and promote these two principles through their work, providing student mentorship, coordination, administration, and logistical support for all campus gardens and their supporting departments, and bolstering their role as sites of research, education, student wellness, and food production. This position will also be responsible for coordinating food deliveries to the student food pantry, improving integration with Basic Needs Center programs, and increasing wellness impacts of Berkeley Student Farms. Overall, experienced coordination between campus food-producing garden sites will serve to uplift student leadership, support student wellness, address campus food insecurity, improve data collection and grant reporting, improve cross-campus and cross-administrative communication, ensure safety and regulatory compliance, and increase agroecological education and mentorship.
Project Management and Campus, Farm, and Basic Needs Coordination.

Documents activities and follows up in accordance with relevant policies and regulations with Facilities, Grounds, etc.

Contacts agencies and research partners as needed to coordinate planning.

Participates in training activities on research methods and measurement (approximately three trainings per semester) to student gardeners in seeding and greenhouse management, transplanting, irrigation construction and maintenance, harvesting, pruning, fertilization, and on-farm construction.
Required Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. 
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