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Director of Federation Rural Training and Research Center [AL]

The Federation of Southern Cooperatives/LAF, is a regional cooperative and rural development organization, serving a membership of Black farmers, landowners, cooperatives and other low-income rural people in the Southeast. We are seeking an experienced, energetic and creative person to serve as the Director of the Federation's Rural Training Center in Epes, Alabama. The person will report to the Federation's Executive Director, based in Atlanta, be a member of the organization's Executive Staff and will have day-today responsibilities to operate and develop the RTRC facilities and demonstration farming and forestry components, located on 850 acres in Sumter County, Alabama; and supervise the programs and staff of the organization based at the RTRC, and other related activities of the Alabama State Association of Cooperatives.


Persons interested in applying for this position should mail or email a letter of interest and an up-to-date resume to:

John Zippert, Director of Program Operations
Federation of Southern Cooperatives/ Land Assistance Fund
P. O. Box 95, Epes, Alabama 35460.

The deadline for submitting your application is April 20, 2016.

More information on the mission, membership and programs of the Federation is available at their website:

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