Job Opportunities

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Extension Educators

University of Minnesota Extension

 

 

 

 

The University of Minnesota Extension is hiring two (2) Extension Educators for Leadership and Civic Engagement. One located at the Regional Office in Moorhead MN and the other located at the Regional Office in either St. Cloud or Brainerd MN. Positions are full time with a competitive benefits package. Salary range: $50-$70k.

To access complete job descriptions and to apply online: https://z.umn.edu/LCE-Moorhead for the Moorhead location and https://z.umn.edu/LCE-StCloud-Brainerd for the St. Cloud-Brainerd location

 

 


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Community Vitality Extension Field Specialist I

San Diego State University Extension

 

 

 

 

SDSU Extension is offering an exciting career opportunity as a Community Vitality Extension Field Specialist I. We are looking for an individual to join us in growing and building our regional extension center located in Watertown, SD. This is a 12 month, full-time, benefit-eligible, non-faculty exempt position. This position is cooperatively supervised by the Department Head of Consumer Sciences at South Dakota State University and the Director of Extension.

SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

 
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Vice Provost for Extension and Engagement & Director of the OSU Extension Service (VPEE).

Oregon State University

 

 

 

 

Oregon State University (OSU), Oregon’s land-grant research university and the state’s only institution to hold both the Carnegie Foundation’s top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification, invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice Provost for Extension and Engagement & Director of the OSU Extension Service (VPEE).

 

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National EDEN Project Associate

Purdue University Extension




 

 

 

 

 

Requisition ID:  13129

National EDEN Project Associate

Job Summary

The National EDEN Assistant Project Coordinator will coordinate a variety of projects in support of the work of the National Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) and Purdue Extension. This individual will develop and manage external/internal communication strategies and initiatives, anticipate needs or opportunities, explore new and effective networking and content-delivery strategies, assess those strategies for usefulness, and build EDEN/Purdue Extension professionals' capacity to implement those strategies. Additional duties will include but are not limited to:

 

  • Organizing and managing the EDEN/Purdue Extension internal communication tools such as the intranet, blog, and other tools including editorial content, proactive story creation, and collaborative efforts with EDEN/Purdue Extension faculty and staff
  • Developing, implementing and managing external networking and content-delivery strategies and initiatives for EDEN/Purdue Extension
  • Managing the design and/or editing of marketing materials, newsletters, promotional videos, infographics, & brochures
  • Helping maintain/update the EDEN and Purdue Extension-related websites and online presence (including social media)
  • Assisting EDEN/Purdue Extension personnel in the development, production, and implementation of research reports and educational curricula
  • Developing, managing and maintaining the National EDEN Network Resource Dashboard and Delegate Directory and Purdue Extension’s county and campus expert database
  • Acting as a networking and content-delivery consultant for EDEN/Purdue Extension administration, faculty, specialists, county extension directors, and educators
  • Fostering interdisciplinary communication and monitor EDEN delegate/employee feedback and topics of discussion to identify opportunities
  • Leading strategic thinking about how research-based programming outputs and outcomes can be delivered most effectively
  • Assisting with the development and delivery of training and professional development opportunities focused on how to effectively network and deliver content using various techniques and tools

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication, Visual Communication Design or related fields
  • 1 year of implementation of networking and content delivery strategies, project management, or related experience
  • Ability to think strategically about innovation and implementation of networking and content delivery strategies
  • Design and content development skills (WordPress, InDesign, etc.)
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Excellent oral communication, conflict management and crisis communication skills
  • Strong computer, technology and social media management skills
  • Good organizational, project management and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Brand Management skills
  • Strong Interpersonal kills
  • Schedule Flexibility (some travel required)

Additional Information:

  • 50% of this position is funded by grant-funding and continuation will be dependent upon additional funding
  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

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Title/Location
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Associate Director
of Extension

Montana State University




 

 

 

 

 

We are happy to announce that we have reposted the position for Associate Director of MSU Extension!  Please spread the word about this position opening.

The AD position announcement can be found at https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/23286

 


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Dean for Extension and Director.

Florida Extension Service

University of Florida/IFAS



 

 

 

 

 


Duties and Responsibilities

The Dean and Director leads and administers statewide programs of the Florida Cooperative Extension Service, a principle
component of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS).

The roles and responsibilities of the Dean and Director are to:

  • Provide vision and dynamic leadership appropriate to the mission of a comprehensive land-grant institution to address the challenges and opportunities associated with Florida’sdiverse food and agricultural systems, natural resources, and sensitive ecosystems; changing and expanding human population; ongoing urbanization; and globalization of markets for agriculture and other products.

  • Promote inclusion, diversity, equity and access (IDEA) initiatives for the recruitment, retention and development of faculty and staff.

  • Work in a multi-disciplinary capacity with UF administrators and faculty; state and local leaders in agriculture, food, life sciences, and natural resources; industry, private organizations, and government agencies; and other institutions of higher education.

  • Maintain close working relationships with federal and state agency partners, and state and county governments, including oversight of MOUs with county governments.

  • Work cooperatively and serve as the primary liaison with Florida Sea Grant and the 1890 Extension Program at Florida A & M University.

  • Lead and manage all aspects of the Florida Cooperative Extension Service, including fiscal responsibility, budget and salary management, and the hiring, placement, tenure, promotion, and permanent status of state and county faculty.

  • Work closely with the UF/IFAS Dean for Research, the Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), and the Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Work collaboratively with other UF Deans.

  • Secure private endowments and increase extramural funding for Extension programs.

  • Participate as an active member of the National Extension Directors and Administrators

(NEDA) and the Association of Southern Region Extension Directors (ASRED)

For more information click on the following links:

Search Flyer and Overview Booklet


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Title/Location
Description

Extension Field Specialist, Economic Development.

Belknap County Extension Service

University of New Hampshire



 

 

 

 

 


The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension seeks a Community and Economic Development Field Specialist in Belknap County, New Hampshire. The Field Specialist will provide educational outreach, technical assistance, and project planning and implementation support that builds community and regional leaders’ capacity to grow and sustain the local and regional economy and builds economic resilience. The successful candidate will have knowledge of—and experience with—one or more of the following: local and regional economic development, tourism and recreation development, nature-based economic development, business retention and expansion, Main Street revitalization, and/or entrepreneurial development. The position is full-time, benefited and will be based in the Belknap County Extension office in Laconia, New Hampshire.
The successful applicant shall have completed a Master's degree in a relevant field, such as economic development, regional planning, tourism development, recreation management or a related discipline. A strong candidate with a B.S.-level degree in applicable field with experience may be considered if willing to obtain a Master’s degree within 7 years of hire. 3 years minimum experience in community or economic development required.
To apply and to view a full job description, visit the following website: https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/37290
UNH is an AA/EEO Employer.  UNH is committed to excellence through the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages women and minorities to apply.



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Director/ Alabama Cooperative Extension Services

Auburn University


 

 

 

 

 

Overview

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES)
invites applications for a nationally recognized leader to serve as the Director of ACES at Auburn University. ACES is the primary outreach and engagement organization for two land grant universities, Alabama A&M University and Auburn University. The strengths of two universities come together in one public agency under the joint leadership of the Director at Auburn University and the 1890 Administrator at Alabama A&M University. These universities are dedicated to delivering research-based educational programs that transform lives and communities throughout the state of Alabama and beyond. The Director reports jointly to the Presidents at Alabama A&M University and Auburn University and will be responsible for providing innovative, joint leadership to more than 700 faculty and staff located on two university campuses and in 67 counties across the state.

The Director will oversee an annual budget of approximately $65 million. ACES is recognized as a national leader in Extension. It consistently earns top honors from its peers for its learning materials and programs. ACES programs in agriculture and natural resources, community development, 4-H and youth development, or human sciences reach one in three Alabamians. These extension programs serve as a statewide platform for a strong Director to make a difference. Active conversations are underway to identify new opportunities for collaboration around important issues to Alabama and to the nation. This environment is rich with possibilities for further innovative leadership.

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Title/Location
Description

Home and Community Extension Assistant/ Associate Professor

Brigham City, UT


 

 

 

 

 

Overview

Utah State University Extension
invites applications for a faculty position in the Home and Community Department. This is a 12-month, fiscal-year appointment. Extension faculty develop, provide, evaluate, and coordinate research-based educational programs for youth and adults. Extension faculty also recruit, train and supervise volunteer leaders and serve as a liaison between local clientele, other resource agencies, and Utah State University administrators, faculty, and programs. Extension faculty have Box Elder County, departmental, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the Box Elder County Extension building in Brigham City, Utah. We welcome candidates with knowledge in one or more family and consumer sciences subject matter areas appropriate to the county assignment, including, but not limited to: positive psychology and solution-focused mental health, suicide prevention, food preservation and safety, diabetes education, nutrition, gerontology or human development, family finance and/or housing education and entrepreneurship.

The estimated start date for this position is January 1, 2021.

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