Job Opening: Sorghum Checkoff Regional Director

LUBBOCK, Texas – National Sorghum Producers announces the available position of regional director for the United Sorghum Checkoff Program. Responsibilities of the regional director include establishing, developing and maintaining end-user, first handler and producer relations within a geographic region. Relations is defined as providing educational, supplementary and specific information concerning sorghum including but not limited to production, marketing, utilization and general checkoff information. This is done through face-to-face, meetings or other appropriate communication methods.

Specifically, this position is responsible for determining what can be done to develop, expand and promote sorghum. Furthermore, the director is to provide leadership for the sorghum industry within the director’s established region.

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program is the established national checkoff program for sorghum producers. USCP is responsible for promotion, research and information programs for the U.S. sorghum industry.  The Sorghum Promotion, Research, and Information Order is implemented under the authority of “Commodity Promotion, Research, and Information Act of 1996.” USCP hired the National Sorghum Producers as the management entity for the checkoff. This position will be managed as an NSP employee.

Resumes and cover letters will be accepted until June 15, 2013, and can be sent to To view the complete position announcement and summary, click here.