Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee Seeks New Executive Director
The Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee (MSPC) directs the soybean commodity checkoff and is recognized as the innovative leader for the sustainable future of Michigan soybean farmers. The MSPC office is located in Frankenmuth, Michigan.
This executive director leads a team of five and serves as the liaison between staff, key industry stakeholders, and grower’s across the state. The executive director reports to the MSPC board of directors which is made up of seven individuals appointed by Michigan’s governor.
The MSPC requires a leader who brings knowledge and a strong foundation in the agricultural industry and organizational management. The individual must be an effective communicator and possess public relations skills to serve as a representative of the organization and as the industry voice for Michigan’s over 10,000 soybean-producing farms. He or she will oversee the administration, education, research, and marketing capacities of the committee. The individual will implement the strategic plan according to the functions prescribed by law in P.A. 232.
Candidates should send cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and a maximum two page response addressing the following:
Describe your leadership style.
What is your approach to motivating and developing talent?
What serves as a guiding principle in your life?
Describe your experience and involvement in agriculture.
Application materials must be submitted to the MSPC Executive Search Committee by May 3, 2019.
MSPC Executive Search Committee
1350 Haslett Road
East Lansing, Michigan 48823
Fax: (517) 204-5080
A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ experience in a management or supervisory role are required. A Master’s degree and/or Certified Association Executive (CAE) certification; achieved or in process are preferred.