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Living Lab Coordinator

The Living Lab Coordinator has a passion for agriculture and supports the coordination and execution of the Agricultural Climate Solutions (ACS) Living Lab program. The position reports directly to the Climate Change Manager. If you are seeking to work with a small team, who take great pride in your work and collaboration, apply to be part of the NLFA team. To learn more about the NLFA, please refer to our website at www.nlfa.ca. To learn more about the NL Living Lab, visit www.nllivinglab.ca.


General Responsibilities

  • Actively participate with the Agricultural Climate Solutions (ACS) Living Lab program to support the execution of the work plan and other relevant environmental initiatives.

  • Assist and liaise with collaborators and producers providing relevant information, tools, and resources.

  • Maintain and develop partnerships to increase collaboration and coordination of initiatives.

  • Represent the Living Lab project at various events and meetings.

  • Communicate between producers, program staff, the organization, and external stakeholders.

  • Manage project budgets and expenditures.

  • Assist with other areas of the Living Lab project and as required.

  • Participate in other activities as needed to support the success of the NLFA and industry.

Work Plan Execution

  • Work closely and maintain and develop partnerships to increase our collaboration and coordination of initiatives.

  • Participate and collaborate with in-field demos and events to assist deliverables and knowledge mobilization (eg. Videos, workshops, meetings, etc.).

  • Participate with in-field demos, delivering seed or assisting where required.

  • Assist with meeting outreach and registration where required.

  • Complete reporting where required to support the Living Lab project.

  • Provide information, material and assist the development of resources.

  • Collect and disseminate information where required.

  • Produce and promote the Living Lab project through NLFA social media channels, website, factsheets, newsletters, and videos.

Professional Qualifications Required

  • A University/College Degree or Diploma related to Agriculture or equivalent combination of education and applicable experience and asset.

  • Excellent time management, organizational, and communications skills.

  • Able to work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Strong proficiency with computers – Office 365.

  • High level of diplomacy and strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy.

  • Able to lift 25 kgs.

  • All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

  • Driver’s license and provincial travel required.

Compensation and other details

Job Type: Full-Time Seasonal for approximately 26 weeks (Potential for extension depending on funding availability.


Salary: $750 - $940 gross pay weekly depending on experience (bi-weekly pay)


Vacation: 2 weeks annual paid vacation plus paid public holidays


Hours: 37.5 hrs, Generally Monday to Friday with some weekends when required.


Benefits: Dental, Drugs, Extended Health Benefits, Hospital and Travel Location and Environment: Bishop’s Falls, NL with Provincial Travel required. Expected Start Date: As soon as possible


How to Apply:

Send your PDF resume and cover letter to hiring@nlfa.ca by July 14, 2023. Only those that are selected for an interview will be contacted.


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