Program Coordinator I-College Station, TX

Texas Feed and Fertilizer Control Service
College Station, Texas
Job Category
Full Time Positions
The Texas Feed and Fertilizer Control Service has an immediate opening for a Program Coordinator I. The Texas Feed and Fertilizer Control Service (Service) is the State Agency that regulates animal feed and fertilizer. The Service protects consumers, safeguards human/animal health, minimizes environmental hazards and enhances agribusiness through a structure of orderly commerce. Through its collaboration with federal and state agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), the Service is a critical partner in the national food defense network. Each year, the Service oversees registration, compliance, and enforcement activities for more than 25 million tons of feed and fertilizer manufactured and distributed in Texas with an annual market value of $10 billion. The Service applies a science-based approach to regulatory inspections and performs laboratory testing for samples taken by the field staff. The business coordinator works within the business operation branch of the Service and involves interaction with scientists, stakeholders, manufacturers, distributors, and consumers to protect customers and markets across Texas, the nation, and the international community. As a center of excellence for service, education and research, we foster numerous opportunities for future career development and maintain the long tradition of the Aggie Family. The friendly working environment and career assistant components make the Service an ideal place for professional growth. Texas A&M University is one of the most prestigious public universities in US, and ranks 14th in total research expenditure among all US universities in 2020. College Station ranks among the most-livable towns in US for its excellent public school system and low living cost. The current job opening will be provided with the full Texas A&M health and retirement benefit package. The Program Coordinator I will provide administrative support to coordinate and implement aspects of the Texas Feed & Fertilizer Control Service activities. The chosen candidate will maintain thorough and accurate program records and databases, compile program statistics, develop knowledge of state and federal regulations, and qualify to conduct state and federal inspections performed under contract for the Food and Drug Administration. Interested job applicant is encouraged to apply through the Texas A&M University AgriLife online job site: Application (with résumé and cover letter) may be completed online at (Requisition #R-058694). The Office of the Texas State Chemist is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
The candidate is expected to have a Bachelor's degree in Animal Sciences or closely related field and be able to pass an FDA background check.
Contact Person
Lori Mendoza
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