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Posted 1/17/2020

University of Florida

County Extension Director and Extension Agent II - IV (58156)

Location - Green Cove Springs

Open Date - Jan 15, 2020

Deadline - Feb 6, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Our mission in the Florida Cooperative Extension Service is to partner with communities to provide quality, relevant education and research-based expertise to foster healthy people, a healthy environment, and a healthy economy. We are the resource that helps educate Floridians to address issues related to agriculture, horticulture, natural resources, youth development, families and communities.

The Univ. of Florida (UF) is a Land Grant institution with core values of unique purpose, excellence, integrity, collaboration and partnership, lifelong learning, diversity, responsiveness, innovation, communication, and global reach. The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff statewide. IFAS Extension employs 375 Extension Agents and has an office in each of Florida’s 67 counties.

We hire the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for candidates with both academic and people skills who work well in teams, honor their commitments, innovate in a rapidly-changing world, and believe in inclusion. Working for Florida Cooperative Extension will allow you to make a positive impact in your community as you help shape future generations, growing your career while earning a competitive salary and great benefits.

As an Extension Agent and County Extension Director (CED), you will work jointly for UF/IFAS Extension and Clay County, a growing area in northeast Florida. We are looking for an individual that is a self-starting, energetic, and team-oriented leader. As the Agent (about 55% of your time), part of your extension programming will cover community resource development (CRD) topics and the other part will cover either family and consumer sciences, agriculture/horticulture, or 4-H Youth Development (55%). As the CED (about 40% of your time), you will lead, manage, supervise, and coordinate the total Clay County extension program (seven Agents including yourself). About 5% of your time will be devoted to 4-H Youth Development. You will demonstrate excellent customer service and you will respond to client needs in a timely and professional manner. Your office will be located at the Clay County Extension Office in Green Cove Springs.

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Posted 1/15/2020

University of Wyoming Extension

The University of Wyoming Extension, located on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie, seeks a visionary leader with proven administrative ability to oversee the breadth of Extension programs across Wyoming and develop external relationships inclusive of local community, government, influential stakeholders and industry for an Associate Director position. Candidates must be interested in furthering an area-based Extension delivery system, possess skills to provide team leadership and an ability to effectively collaborate with county government, statewide clientele, partner groups and other UW entities. This is one of two UWE Associate Director Positions. Each position has primary leadership for and oversight of approximately half of the Extension areas in the state. The position reports to the Director of UW Extension and is a member of the director’s administrative leadership team. To assure full consideration, all application materials must be received by February 21, 2020. More information can be found at: .


Posted 12/20/2019

North Carolina A&T State University

Assistant Professor, Quantitative Methods

The Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education at North Carolina A&T State University is seeking candidates for a 9-month, tenure track position of Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods /data analytics, with a track record of work on big data and potential for excellence in teaching, research and providing service to the department, college and the university.

All candidates must hold a Ph.D. in agricultural/applied economics, economics, agribusiness, or a related field by the time of appointment.

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Posted 12/9/2019

University of Florida/IFAS Extension

Extension Agent I, II, or III, – Family and Consumer Sciences and Food Systems

Job Number:   0001-4204

Job Description: 

The Florida Cooperative Extension Service is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments that provides quality, relevant education and research-based expertise to foster healthy people, a healthy environment, and a healthy economy. We are the resource that helps educate Floridians to address issues related to agriculture, natural resources, youth development, families and communities. 

University of Florida/IFAS Extension and Lake County seek to fill a 12-month, permanent status-accruing Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) and Food Systems Extension Agent position. As the Agent, you will provide direction and leadership to develop, implement, evaluate, and report on a comprehensive FCS extension program. The main focus areas are financial management, health and wellness, and FCS aspects of food systems. You will empower individuals and families to adopt healthy eating habits and lifestyle behaviors that can prevent or delay the onset of chronic illnesses such as heart diseases, hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis and cancer. You will collaborate with sustainable agriculture and food systems faculty in Lake County and in the Central District.

For full details, qualifications, and to apply, please visit:


Posted 11/4/2019

University of Missouri

Associate Extension Professor or Extension Professor - Nutrition & Health Education - Columbia, MO

Position Overview
The University of Missouri (MU) is seeking an exceptional individual to bring innovative leadership to enhance the impact of the University in the lives of Missourians. This position provides day-to- day academic, administrative, and strategic leadership for the Nutrition & Health Extension unit and its affiliated faculty and staff.

In keeping with the university’s land-grant mission, the Nutrition & Health Extension program focuses the resources of the University of Missouri toward addressing the critical needs identified by Missourians. The Nutrition & Health program brings together faculty and resources from schools and colleges across the University as a highly visible locus of expertise and scholarship of nutrition, health and physical activity. The mission of this program is to increase lifelong health of all with a special emphasis on vulnerable populations. Through research and evidence-based educational programs, faculty state wide strive to improve dietary quality, increase physical activity and promote lifelong health.

This position is expected to catalyze a comprehensive strategy to secure additional resources from public and private sources to support Center programs and initiatives. Resource generation and fiscal management is achieved through coordination with, University Advancement, faculty, and other partners, with oversight by MU Extension and HES.

Complete the brief online application at and submit a cover letter, list of 3-5 references, all academic transcripts and CV online at It’s recommended that these required documents be uploaded as one PDF file as a resume document.

For questions regarding the online application process contact MU Human Resources at 573.882.7976. For technical problems with the online application process contact the Help Desk at 573.882.5000.

For questions regarding this position, contact Steve Ball, search committee chair, at 573.882.2334.


Posted 11/4/2019

Utah State University

Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor, Health & Wellness, USU Extension

Position Summary:
Utah State University Extension invites applications for a Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor position in Utah County, UT. This position is a non-tenure track, fiscal year 12- month/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. This faculty member will have Utah county, regional, and University responsibilities. The initial focus of this position will be prevention of opioid misuse. The faculty will join four other HEART ( Health Extension: Advocacy, Research, and Teaching) faculty located in counties across the state. The HEART Initiative focuses on current public health issues in the 9 counties and throughout Utah (e.g., Opioids, mental health and wellness, suicide prevention, and other pressing public health crises). To learn more about current HEART efforts, please visit the HEART website located here:

Instructions to Applicants:
Along with the online application, please attach a resume/CV and cover letter. 

Full full details and to apply, please visit:

Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor, Health & Wellness,

USU Extension


Posted 10/29/2019

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR)

Lecturer II or Assistant Professor, Extension Educator

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno, Extension is recruiting for a full-time, 12-month Lecturer, Extension Educator or Assistant Professor, Extension Educator for its Lyon County Nevada location in Yerington, NV. The primary role of the Extension Educator is to establish a non-formal (non-credit) community-based education program focused upon identified needs in community development, children, youth and families, horticulture/agriculture, natural resources, and, health and nutrition.  This position provides oversight of the 4-H staff and program and serves as the local university liaison with county government.  Duties of the position include assessing community needs, develops and implements relevant educational programming, and documents program outcomes and impacts.  Additional roles and responsibilities include: 1) facilitating collaboration within the community; 2) providing subject matter expertise to colleagues in Cooperative Extension and/or the University of Nevada, Reno; 3) developing resources (grants, gifts, budget enhancements) as needed; 4) providing professional development to peers, collaborators, and self; 5) creating appropriate research, scholarly and/or creative works (peer-reviewed extension and journal publications, presentations at professional meetings, use of electronic media, etc.); 5) providing oversight and management of the Churchill County Extension Office and related resources; and 6) assuming professionalism with all internal and external audiences, ensuring proactive communication.  The typical role statement for Extension Educators is 70% teaching, 25% scholarship, research and creativity, and 5% service (community, college, university, and professional societies).  This position requires a commitment to work effectively with diverse cultural and community interests and to develop and maintain solid working relationships within the community.

For full details and to apply, please visit:

For questions, please contact: Holly Gatzke, Northern Area Director and Hiring Manager, [email protected]; or Leslie Lynn, Search Coordinator, [email protected].


Posted 10/29/2019

The University of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture, Central Region Office, Nashville, TN

Extension Program Leader – Family and Consumer Sciences/ 4-H Youth Development

The Extension Program Leader is responsible to the Regional Director in the Central Region for the planning, development, implementation, evaluation and reporting of county and region Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H Youth Development programs in 31 counties.


  • Maintain a close, ongoing working relationship with the Assistant Dean responsible for Family and Consumer Sciences programs and the Director for 4-H Youth Development. A collaborative relationship will be maintained with all regional staff and Extension specialists.
  • Maintain a professional schedule to devise, develop, coordinate and implement multi-county, regional and statewide programs.
  • Provide leadership for programs that meet the needs of all eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, religion or veteran status.
  • Provide leadership for developing, implementing, evaluating and reporting region-wide programs in Family and Consumer Sciences.
  • Provide leadership for developing, implementing, evaluating and reporting region-wide 4-H youth development programs in partnership with Ag and Natural Resources Program Leader and Regional 4-H Specialist.
  • Provide subject matter leadership and support for identified priority programs consistent with county, state and national priorities.
  • Assist county and area staff through training, coaching, and support in evaluating and reporting on outcome-based programs.
  • Assist county and area staff in using effective Extension marketing resources.
  • The Extension Program Leader will work closely with new employees during their probationary periods. Assist recently employed personnel in developing and implementing a Professional Development Plan.
  • Work with the Regional Director in evaluating applicants for county and area positions; serve on search committees as needed.
  • Conduct, plan, recommend, coordinate and evaluate in-service trainings for area and county Extension professionals, in cooperation with leadership teams and specialists.
  • Maintain communication with Regional Director, Director of 4-H Youth Development Programs, and Assistant Dean for Family and Consumer Sciences through written and oral reports.
  • Assume other duties as assigned.

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