Employment

Work with the PFI team and agricultural stakeholders across the Midwest to create more resilient farming systems.


Beginning Farmer Engagement Coordinator

At PFI, our beginning farmer program works with farmers who have been farming on their own for 10 years or less or who want to start farming. The central goal of this position is to bring new faces to agriculture in Iowa; to create networks and educational opportunities for newcomers to farming; and to connect them with PFI’s network and resources.

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Field Crops Education Coordinator

The farmer-led education department houses PFI’s long-standing farmer-led education efforts. This department annually delivers robust educational programming consisting of field days, conferences, workshops and webinars. Staff in this department also facilitate meet-ups and other mechanisms to build farmer peer networks and write educational content featuring farmer knowledge for PFI’s media, including PFI’s quarterly magazine, blog and email newsletters.

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Research Coordinator

PFI’s research department empowers farmers to generate and share knowledge through timely and relevant farmer-led research. We believe that real-world, applied research on farms is critical for building a better agricultural system. We also help farmers inform academic agricultural research that affects their farms by connecting researchers and farmers in meaningful dialogue and promoting the exchange of ideas.

We’re seeking a research coordinator to join a research department poised for growth in the coming years. You will support proof-of-concept investigation, ground-truthing new ideas and practices and help a range of farmers design research that can satisfy their curiosity about their farms. You will play a pivotal role in helping us expand on-farm research opportunities in Iowa and neighboring states that explore ways to maximize the climate-smart potential of soil health-promoting practices.

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Cost-Share Administrative Assistant

We’re seeking a cost-share administrative assistant to support our cost-share program as it continues to grow and serve more farmers implementing regenerative practices on more acres. You will play a pivotal role in supporting farmers as they take part in the program, helping them get the information they need and completing key steps to finish the program successfully.

If you enjoy talking to people, providing excellent customer service and organizing and tracking information as part of a tight-knit, fast-paced team, this role is for you!

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Senior Cost-Share Administrative Coordinator

We’re seeking a senior administrative coordinator to support our cost-share program as it continues to grow and serve more farmers implementing regenerative practices on more acres. You will play a pivotal role in shaping our administrative systems by building, testing and scaling creative solutions, supporting farmers and helping your team members contribute to large administrative projects while focusing on their areas of technical expertise.

If you enjoy managing data, building efficient processes and providing direct customer service to others as part of a tight-knit, fast-paced team, this role is for you!

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