Digital Agronomy Grant Coordinator - Grant Funded

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Covington is accepting applications for the position of a full-time Digital Agronomy Grant Coordinator at the main campus at 1600 Highway 51 South, Covington, TN 38019.  This is a grant funded position.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience and according to salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

APPLICATION PROCESS: A current résumé, completed TCAT Covington employment application, transcripts and three references. TCAT employment application available at:  Position will be open until filled.  Send application packet to the following:

Attn:  Linda Ray

Human Resource Office

Tennessee College of Applied Covington

1600 Highway 51 South, P.O. Box 249

Covington, TN 38019



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Education, or related field.
  • At least three (3) years' professional experience.
  • Passionate about technology, innovation, sustainability, the future of agriculture, and/or education
  • Grant experience a must.
  • Organization, time management skills a plus.
  • Must show evidence of good character, mature attitude, and stable personality.
  • Must possess strong computer skills.
  • Ability to effectively engage and communicate with a diverse group of students, business and industry, and community stakeholders.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and be agile as work progresses.


  • Manage all grants related to the Digital Agronomy program.
  • Market and Recruit for Program.
  • Work with the Digital Agronomy team to assist with developing an innovative, high quality digital agronomy curriculum for both the TCAT and community college systems, in a format suitable for institutional approval. 
  • Identify and develop relationships with high schools, additional TCATs, community colleges and universities interested in launching digital agronomy programs.
  • Serve as a liaison and single point of contact for community, industry, and educational partners.
  • Manage the purchase of identified supplies and equipment to prepare classroom for program launch.
  • Develop partnerships with area employers and farms to provide work-based learning opportunities for students.  
  • Manage technology and equipment associated with program, including IT contract.
  • Work with students to ensure graduates have a robust portfolio of work-based learning opportunities.
  • Manage program budget to ensure all deliverables are being completed on time and within budget.
  • Research and apply for applicable grant funding for programs.
  • Manage all grant reporting and compliance requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by administration.


Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience and according to salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.