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21-24 Director, Livestock Marketing Information Center

The individual in this position is the leader of the LMIC staff with program direction and guidance from the Executive Committee of the LMIC’s Technical Advisory Committee. A significant responsibility is serving as a senior economist and resource person. The individual writes articles and works closely with a central office team to publish newsletters and special reports. The person in this position supports members by providing materials for use in educational programs and by making presentations as requested.

The Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC) has provided economic analysis and market
projections concerning the livestock industry, since 1955. It is a North American cooperative effort
involving 28 U.S. Land-Grant University Extension programs, eight USDA agencies, and associate industry and educational organizations. Associate members include both U.S. and Canadian institutions. Our mission statement is “provide timely and comprehensive livestock marketing resources through cooperation”. The LMIC is a non-advocacy virtual center of excellence. Commodities/sectors focused on
are cattle/beef; hogs/pork; sheep/lamb; dairy; poultry; and feedstuffs.

Staff continuously produce unbiased and science-based materials to strengthen and supplement education and research activities of cooperating institutions. In particular, specialists at the Center conduct applied market analysis and staff maintain a comprehensive database. The LMIC maintains a website ( and uses other forms of electronic distribution.

This position is supported by a combination of funds from the participating cooperating institutions and is administered by Colorado State University Extension. The position is located in Lakewood, Colorado, a suburb west of Denver and located on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains. Several Federal and
state government agencies are located in the area. Key agricultural organizations and industries are located in Denver. The metropolitan area is an important regional center for transportation and recreation
as well as cultural activities.

To view the job vacancy announcement and apply, click link For full consideration, all materials must be RECEIVED no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on Sunday, May 5, 2024.

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of all backgrounds and abilities. We invite you to review Colorado State University’s Principles of Community that guide our mission and vision of
access, teaching, service, and engagement.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates

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