TWRI is looking for an irrigation specialist, web designer

The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) is hiring for two, full-time staff positions at its College Station, Texas office. Applications are being accepted for an irrigation specialist and a web designer.

The irrigation specialist (Program Specialist III) will support the development and delivery of agricultural irrigation education programs, primarily in Central and South Texas, and assist in field research and demonstration projects as needed. This position will be located in College Station for 1–2 years and then may be relocated to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center or Texas A&M University System Regional University in South Texas.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering, water management or a closely related field (master’s degree preferred) and at least three years of experience with agricultural irrigation systems or related experience. A Texas Professional Engineers license is preferred. Applicants should be fluent in English, though applicants who are bilingual in English and Spanish are preferred.

More information about the irrigation specialist position and applications can be found online here. Questions about this position can be directed to Dr. Allen Berthold.

The web designer (Web and Information Designer) will develop and manage website architecture, including website content management system and design as well as producing a variety of graphical imagery, animations and other multimedia-rich applications for TWRI.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, programming or equivalent combination of education and experience, and at least three years of professional web design and development experience. Applicants will be asked to submit samples of their work

More information about the web designer position and applications can be found online here. Questions about this position can be directed to Dr. Rosario Sanchez.

TWRI is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, AgriLife Extension and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University. TWRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


As communications manager for TWRI, Kerry Halladay provided leadership for the institute's communications. As a strategic coordinator, she served as liaison between AgriLife's Marketing and Communications department and the client groups: TWRI, the Natural Resources Institute, the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, and the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases.

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