The operations of Berry Angus are controlled by Berry College students. Berry Angus student employment includes one top level manager as well as three departmental managers.
The General Manager is responsible for the overall coordination of the enterprise. The GM oversees and supervises the department managers and gives periodic reports to the co-manager (Berry College staff advisor). The GM will organize and reside over business meetings with the department managers and work closely with the co-manager to make strategic plans for the enterprise. The position of the GM is held by someone who shows qualities such as maturity, organization and responsibility, and who has a basic knowledge of the beef cattle industry.
The Accounting/Marketing Manager is responsible for the accounting and marketing aspects of the enterprise. The AM will be responsible for creating the budget, being conscientious of the budget and keeping the General Manager informed of the financial standing. Ideally the AM will have a basic understanding of Accounting and Marketing principles before joining the Berry Angus team, and be able to apply their knowledge to Berry Angus. The AM should also have a basic understanding of the beef cattle industry.
The Cattle Manager is responsible for feeding and healthcare of the cattle. This includes scheduling, coordinating, and weighing cattle. The CM will also be responsible for the maintenance of the facilities used for storage of items used in production such as feed. He or She must have a keen understanding of beef cattle with a basic knowledge of how to feed and maintain beef cattle.
The Data Manager will be responsible for keeping up with cattle weights, harvest data, product inventory, closeouts, consumer data, and sales data. The DM must work closely with the other managers and the co-manager. The DM must constantly provide the co-manager with analysis of collected data. The DM needs to have a basic understanding of the beef cattle industry.
These positions are all filled by Berry College students who show a strong interest in learning the various processes of a beef cattle operation. All students involved must also find a balance between maintaining classroom responsibilities as well as responsibilities as a Berry Angus employee. A GPA of 3.0 must be maintained by all Berry Angus Participants. A position on the Berry Angus staff provides a great opportunity for students to supplement their classroom experience with real world experience. Berry Angus provides the students with a position that they can take pride in, and carry the knowledge they learn into their life after graduation.