Agricultural Programs Coordinator (APC) SMADC

Employment Announcement 
Agricultural Programs Coordinator (APC)
Responsible for the development of SMADC’s signature farmer-based programs and regulatory resources

The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC), a division of the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (TCCSMD), is seeking an Agricultural Programs Coordinator (APC).

The APC is responsible for the development of SMADC’s signature farmer-based programs and regulatory resources. The position plays a key role in the development of SMADC’s farmer and small rural business-based workshops and trainings, and acts as SMADC’s regulatory advisor helping farms navigate through regulatory compliance and permitting requirements.

Additionally, the APC assists the Director and Office Administrator with the development of the SMADC End of Year Report and other program specific reports. They administer SMADC’s internal grants as well as research external grants relevant to their programs to be proposed for additional funding streams and assist the Office Administrator with the submission of those grant applications.

This full-time position requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and interact effectively with farmers, local county, state and government representatives in a diplomatic manner. A Bachelor’s Degree in affiliated fields such as agriculture, marketing, or business development, or closely related field, and/or minimum of 3 years’ experience commensurate with the job description required. Familiarity with the Southern Maryland agricultural community, agriculture organizations (Farm Bureau, Maryland Department of Agriculture, University of Maryland Extension, etc.) is preferred.

The Agricultural Programs Coordinator position will be based at the TCCSMD/SMADC headquarters in Hughesville, Maryland. Salary based on education and experience. Excellent healthcare benefits, one-to-one matching 401K up to 6%, all State and Federal Holidays, partial remote work options available.

Apply Online at: https://tccsmd.org/work-with-us/. Responses to this announcement are due March 29th, 2024, by 5 p.m. Position is open until filled. To view the full position description, salary range, working conditions and application details visit News/Events at SMADC.com.


TCCSMD is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and building an equitable and inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and experiences. Employment decisions at the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The Tri-County Council does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.