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Posted 07/15/2019

Extension Educational Director, Nutrition & Health and Associate Extension Professor or Extension Professor – Job ID:  29319
LOCATION:  Columbia
Job Code: 3848/3844
HEADQUARTERED:  University of Missouri – 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. 

This is a full-time, 12-month academic position with an administrative appointment. It is expected that the Director be eligible and approved for faculty appointment within the College of Human Environmental Sciences, Department of Nutrition & Exercise Physiology. The faculty appointment may be either a tenured appointment at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor or a non- tenure track appointment at the rank of Extension Professor or Associate Extension Professor, depending upon University approval of qualifications and experience.

SALARY/BENEFITS

Commensurate with education and experience. This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please the Faculty and Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE 

Complete the brief online application at https://extension.missouri.edu/about/jobs.aspx and submit a cover letter, list of 3-5 references, all academic transcripts and CV online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php.  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 [email protected] or call 573.882.7976.  For technical problems with the online application process contact [email protected] or call 573.882.5000.  

For questions regarding this position, contact Steve Ball, search committee chair, at [email protected] or 573-882-2334.

 

Posted 07/11/2019

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources is hiring a Money Talks Academic Coordinator 1,  to be located in San Luis Obispo, California.

POSITION PURPOSE: The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is seeking a Money Talks Project Coordinator (Academic Coordinator I) to coordinate a two-year project focusing on financial literacy curriculum development to educate teens and young adults. The Academic Coordinator coordinates California’s youth financial literacy work to develop, strengthen, and evaluate programmatic opportunities for California’s young people in the areas of personal financial management, relationships between nutrition and finances, and financial skill development. A key focus of this position is to coordinate development of pilot research of a new curriculum module that educates youth about “Living on My Own.” This position connects with the UC ANR initiative to increase positive youth development to help youth prepare for college, work, and life.

This is not an academic career-track appointment. This position is funded through September 15, 2020 with the possibility of renewal up to two (2) additional years based on performance and availability of funding. The performance in this position will be evaluated annually. The merit cycle for this position will be evaluated every two (2) years.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Money Talks (MT) Project Coordinator will coordinate the Money Talks workgroup project to complete the development and coordinate a pilot study of a financial literacy curriculum to educate teens and young adults about living on their own. Specific duties will include:

  • Collaborating with Money Talks academics to coordinate and manage content development for all deliverables
  • Assist Money Talk academics in completing the Living on My Own curriculum development, including leaders guides and language translations
  • Assist Money Talks academics with developing and editing related educational content, learner activities, presentation proposals, and related publications.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a pilot study to evaluate the effectiveness of the Living on My Own curricula
  • Implementation of the developed social media plan
  • Maintain regular communications with academics and other stakeholders.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A minimum of a Master’s Degree is required, though advanced degrees are encouraged, in education or the social/behavioral sciences, such as consumer science, family studies, human development or behavioral economics; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Excellent organizational, management and interpersonal skills; Successful project management experience in an academic setting (e.g. Cooperative Extension).

SALARY: Beginning salary will be in the Academic Coordinator I rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding Cooperative Extension Academic Coordinator salary scales, please refer to the University of California website:
https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/285845.pdf

TO APPLY: For full position vacancy announcement, please visit our website at https://ucanr.edu/About/Jobs/. For full consideration, application packets should be submitted in their entirety to UC Recruit via https://recruit.ucanr.edu no later than August 8, 2019. Please refer to position AP#19-05. For questions regarding this position, please contact Tatiana Avoce at [email protected]

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

 

Posted 07/09/2019

4-H Evaluation Coordinator, University of California 4-H
Youth Development Program
Academic Coordinator II, AP #19 - 04
Location Headquarters: State 4-H Office, University of California, Davis, CA

POSITION PURPOSE: The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is seeking an Academic Coordinator for 4-H Evaluation – 4-H Youth Development Program (Academic Coordinator II). The Academic Coordinator will provide evaluation leadership to University of California 4-H Youth Development Program (UC 4-H). Reporting to the Statewide 4-H Director, and working collaboratively with the Associate Director for Research, Cooperative Extension (CE) Specialists, advisors, community education specialists, volunteers, and youth, the 4-H Evaluation Academic Coordinator develops and implements statewide evaluations to strengthen the program and document program outcomes and impacts. The 4-H Evaluation Academic Coordinator disseminates outcomes, impacts, and the public value of 4-H to a variety of audiences. The 4-H Evaluation Coordinator is responsible for providing overall leadership to build the capacity of academics and staff for program evaluation. The 4-H Evaluation Academic Coordinator connects their work to the latest advances in statistical methodology and evaluation research on non-formal youth development programs and curriculum and content delivery, and collaborates with program teams/workgroups, campus departments, county 4-H/Cooperative Extension offices, and state and community partners. The 4-H Evaluation Academic Coordinator represents UC 4-H on state, regional, and national committees.

This is not an academic career-track appointment. The position is 50% soft funded and the successful candidate will be required to seek extramural funding to help support the position. Performance in this position will be evaluated annually. The merit cycle for this position will be evaluated every two (2) years. The position will be extended based on performance and availability of funding.

ACADEMIC EXPECTATIONS: All UC ANR Academic Coordinator appointees are responsible for performance in the areas 1) coordination of academic programs, 2) professional competence and activity and 3) University and public service.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: An understanding of and commitment to UC ANR’s affirmative action goals and commitments is expected of all academic members.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A minimum of an earned master's degree, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, with a background in a discipline related to program evaluation in youth development, human development, developmental psychology, education or a closely related field; Ability to manage a large statewide program evaluation strategy working collaboratively with a wide variety of stakeholders to produce a successful implementation; Experience in large project evaluation management, including designing evaluations and measuring program outcomes and impacts; Experience in the development of measurement/evaluation tools and conducting psychometrics on measures; Experience conducting statistical analyses, including bivariate and multivariate analysis, multiple regression, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, and other structural modeling techniques (e.g., longitudinal, multilevel); Experience with qualitative methods of data analysis such as coding videos and open-ended interview questions and presentation of qualitative data; Demonstrated ability to communicate outcomes, impacts, and public values to a variety of audiences (including legislators, funders, consumers, and other decision makers); Excellent oral/written communication skills, including the ability to develop and implement presentations, workshops, and training to diverse audiences; Knowledge of basic technologies, including word processing, e-mail, PowerPoint, the Internet, etc., as well as the educational use of computers, the Internet, and other distance learning techniques; Knowledge and experience with statistics software such as SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, or MPlus. 4-H Evaluation Coordinator, University of California 4-H Youth Development Program Academic Coordinator II, AP #19 - 04
AP #10-03

SALARY: Beginning salary will be in the Academic Coordinator II rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding Cooperative Extension Academic Coordinator salary scales, please refer to the University of California website: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/285845.pdf

TO APPLY: applicants must submit the complete application packets via UC Recruit by visiting: https://recruit.ucanr.edu no later than September 6, 2019. For questions regarding this position, please contact Tatiana Avoce at [email protected]

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

 

Posted 07/08/2019

University of Wyoming Extension • College of Agriculture and Natural Resources


Position Title
Associate Director, UW Extension (UWE) and UW Extension Educator. Two positions may be filled from this search; both positions are located on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie, Wyoming. Job number 19002477.

Level & Salary
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. This is an academic professional appointment. The applicant must be tenurable under academic professional extended term appointment criteria. Rank will be based on academic and professional experience.
Location Description

UW Campus – Laramie, Wyoming. Responsibilities are statewide. Laramie is a community of 32,000 residents nestled between two mountain ranges in the southeastern corner of Wyoming. Laramie is an attractive blend of western hospitality and the comfortable sophistication that comes from being home to a major university. University of Wyoming cultural programming provides the community with many cultural experiences throughout the year. Laramie is just two hours from a major international airport and key shopping centers. The nearby Medicine Bow National Forest provides quick access to outdoor recreation. The University of Wyoming Laramie Campus offers 80 undergraduate and more than 90 graduate academic programs through seven colleges and multiple interdisciplinary institutes and schools. The university offers distance degrees and programs as well as maintains the UW/Casper College Center and UW Extension offices in each of the state’s 23 counties and on the Wind River Reservation.

Nature & Purpose
One of two Associate Director positions, this 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. Though focused on field operations, the position carries key leadership responsibilities for the UW Extension system and the UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Responsibilities of the Position
Approximately 70 percent of the appointment is allocated to provide leadership for and liaison to two or three of the five Extension areas comprising the field operations of the UWE. This includes supervision of the UWE employees in each of the assigned Extension areas. It also includes working with Extension area teams to create and provide Extension programming that meets citizens’ needs, and working closely with county coordinators to build effective and supportive relationships with county government and other partners.

Oversee and stimulate effective Extension programs appropriately spanning the breadth of Extension initiatives and addressing educational needs in each of the counties within the assigned Extension areas. Be conversant in all program initiatives to effectively guide individuals responsible for programming in each of the areas.

Approximately 20 percent of the appointment is directed to conduct state-level administrative duties as assigned by the director, provide leadership for special projects and committees, engage with other UW units to enhance service to Wyoming communities, and serve on regional and national USDA NIFA committees relevant to Wyoming’s Extension mission. 

Approximately 10 percent of the appointment is directed to provide administrative liaison to one or more of the state program initiative teams. Responsibilities also include assigned liaison to clientele and partner groups statewide

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Duties of this position often include physical activities associated with experiential learning. The University of Wyoming is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer
  • and employees with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations.
  • Extensive regional and state travel (including overnight stays) is required.

Minimum Qualifications (Required)

  • Earned doctorate degree with at least one degree in a field of agriculture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, education, youth development, or a related field relevant to Extension’s mission.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in Extension or a similar educational organization.
  • Visionary leadership and demonstrated administrative ability.
  • Ability and interest in furthering an area-based Extension delivery system.
  • Demonstrated collaborative leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of the land-grant university system and Extension at all administrative levels and the ability to manage relationships between those levels.
  • Demonstrated team leadership and team member skills. 
  • Demonstrated teaching, facilitation, and mediation skills.
  • Computer proficiency.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and degree credentials which would add programmatic diversity to the Extension administrative team.
  • Extension field and/or specialist experience.
  • Experience and a demonstrated track record as an effective administrator or supervisor.
  • Experience and track record in receiving and addressing public input.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop external relationships inclusive of local community, government, influential stakeholders, and industry.

Required Application Materials

  • Completed online UW application
  • Detailed letter of intent specifically addressing qualifications relative to the responsibilities and qualifications of the position
  • Current resume/curriculum vitae
  • Copies of all college transcripts; (official transcripts required at time of hiring).
  • Four (4) letters of reference from individuals who can address your professional qualifications
  • The University of Wyoming online employment application
  • can be found at https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=19002477&lang=en.
 

Posted 06/27/2019

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) (www.aces.edu) is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Director, County Office Operations. This continuing term, administrative position will be located on the Auburn University campus at Auburn, Alabama. This position works collaboratively with a parallel position located on the Alabama A&M University campus at Normal, Alabama, and both positions partner to carry out the organizational mission of ACES through the System’s 67 County Extension Offices. The position reports jointly to the System Associate Directors. 

The incumbent will provide primary supervision of County Extension Office operations in the following counties in Alabama:  Barbour, Bibb, Bullock, Butler, Chambers, Cherokee, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Dallas, DeKalb, Escambia, Fayette, Geneva, Greene, Hale, Henry, Jackson, Lamar, Lawrence, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Marion, Monroe, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox, and Winston. 

Primary responsibilities include: 1) carry-out the organizational mission of ACES through the System’s 67 County Extension Offices; 2) provide leadership, coaching, and capacity-building of the System’s investment in 67 County Extension Coordinators (CECs); 3) strengthen cooperative partnerships with County Commissions and other organizations; and 4) develop programmatic strategies that proactively address changing client needs due to significant population shifts and trends. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with ACES colleagues, partners, and County Extension Office personnel;
  • Provide supervision, mentoring and performance assessment of  CECs;
  • Guide the professional development of CECs to build capacity for greater service and impact;
  • Assist CECs in partnering and developing regional program strategies to generate new revenues, public appropriations, grants, contracts, user fees, and donations to expand or maintain programming;
  • Provide visionary transformational leadership to address local and regional program needs;
  • Foster the use of distance communication technologies, social media, and digital products to engage Extension personnel and new audiences;
  • Extend institutional commitment to core values of excellence, diversity, inclusion, and accountability.
  • Recruit and recommend selected candidates for the position of CEC;
  • Ensure excellence in County Extension Office operations that are conducted in a manner consistent with the vision of the System Administrative Team; 

Shared responsibilities with Assistant Director located at AAMU include:

  • Conduct annual performance evaluation of CECs;
  • Strengthen cooperative partnerships with County Commissions and other funding organizations;
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Directors for Programs in Urban Affairs; Alabama 4-H; Human Sciences; and Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources to assess and address program needs;
    • Assist CECs in the development of a comprehensive program plan-of-work in conjunction with the Urban Team and Priority Program Teams;  
    • Interface routinely with the ACES business office to ensure efficient and compliant operations of County Extension Offices;
    • Assist CECs in program impact reporting and civil rights planning, reporting, and annual auditing;
    • Provide leadership and guidance to SET CEC team leaders;
    • Serve as Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN lead) delegates representing ACES; and 
    • Participate on the System Program Team.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a discipline relevant to ACES programming;
  • Experience building relationships with employees and colleagues who are not centrally located;
  • At least seven years of related work experience;
  • Five years of supervisory experience;
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication, and a proven ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, administrators and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to pay attention to detail, implement creative approaches to learning and development, and be flexible with changing needs of employees;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide one-on-one consultation and coaching to supervised employees;
  • Experience coaching employees in professional and leadership development opportunities;
  • Highly skilled at assessing needs of employees, working with a team to create new initiatives, taking responsibility for implementation of programs, delivering trainings, evaluating outcomes and making changes to improve program delivery;
  • Proven record in generation of revenue streams to support applied-research, Extension, or similar programming;
  • A willingness to accept feedback and criticism;
  • Ability to quickly pivot as strategic direction changes;
  • Knowledge and commitment to innovative Extension programming;
  • An outstanding performance record in previous employment and a demonstrated commitment to the Extension philosophy and mission;
  • Proven ability to build community partnerships and knowledge of relevant agencies/organizations;
  • Relevant experience working with adult learners, understanding generational differences, and appreciating the nuances of a complex organization;
  • Experience and demonstrated effectiveness in leadership, as well as development, delivery, and evaluation of Extension or similar programs that meet the needs of a target audience and create measurable impacts is required; and
  • A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • 7 years of supervisory experience
  • 10 years of related work experience
  • Previous Extension work experience

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. 

Application Procedures: Applicants must apply online at www.auemployment.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=193744 

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment system and attach the following: cover letter, resume, and references. Only complete applications will be considered.

 

Posted 06/27/2019

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) (www.aces.edu) is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Director, County Office Operations. This continuing term, administrative position will be located on the Alabama A&M University (AAMU) campus, Normal, Alabama. This position works collaboratively with a parallel position located on the Auburn University (AU) campus, Auburn, AL, and both positions partner to carry out the organizational mission of ACES through the System’s 67 County Extension Offices. The position reports jointly to the System Associate Directors. 

The incumbent will provide primary supervision of County Extension Office operations in the following counties in Alabama:  Autauga, Baldwin, Blount, Calhoun, Chilton, Coffee, Colbert, Cullman, Dale, Elmore, Etowah, Franklin, Houston, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lee, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgan, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, and Tuscaloosa.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include: 1) carry-out the organizational mission of ACES through the System’s 67 County Extension Offices; 2) provide leadership, coaching, and capacity-building of the System’s investment in 67 County Extension Coordinators (CECs); 3) strengthen cooperative partnerships with County Commissions and other organizations; and 4) develop programmatic strategies that proactively address changing client needs due to significant population shifts and trends. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with ACES colleagues, partners, and County Extension Office personnel;
  • Provide supervision, mentoring and performance assessment of  CECs;
  • Guide the professional development of CECs to build capacity for greater service and impact;
  • Assist CECs in partnering and developing regional program strategies to generate new revenues, public appropriations, grants, contracts, user fees, and donations to expand or maintain programming;
  • Provide visionary transformational leadership to address local and regional program needs;
  • Foster the use of distance communication technologies, social media, and digital products to engage Extension personnel and new audiences;
  • Extend institutional commitment to core values of excellence, diversity, inclusion, and accountability.
  • Recruit and recommend selected candidates for the position of CEC;
  • Ensure excellence in County Extension Office operations that are conducted in a manner consistent with the vision of the System Administrative Team; 

Shared responsibilities with Assistant Director located at Auburn include:

  • Conduct annual performance evaluation of CECs;
  • Strengthen cooperative partnerships with County Commissions and other funding organizations;
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Directors for Programs in Urban Affairs; Alabama 4-H; Human Sciences; and Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources to assess and address program needs;
    • Assist CECs in the development of a comprehensive program plan-of-work in conjunction with the Urban Team and Priority Program Teams; 
    • Interface routinely with the ACES business office to ensure efficient and compliant operations of County Extension Offices;
    • Assist CECs in program impact reporting and civil rights planning, reporting, and annual auditing;
    • Provide leadership and guidance to SET CEC team leaders;
    • Serve as Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN lead) delegates representing ACES 
    • Participate on the System Program Team.

Minimum Position Requirements (including years of experience, certifications, licenses, etc.):

  • Master’s degree in a discipline relevant to ACES programming;
  • Experience building relationships with employees and colleagues who are not centrally located;
  • At least seven years of related work experience;
  • Minimum of five years of supervisory experience;

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years of supervisory experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of related work experience
  • Previous Extension work experience

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • An outstanding performance record in previous employment and a demonstrated commitment to the Extension philosophy and mission;
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication, and a proven ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, administrators and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to pay attention to detail, implement creative approaches to learning and development, and be flexible with changing needs of employees;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide one-on-one consultation and coaching to supervised employees;
  • Experience coaching employees in professional and leadership development opportunities;
  • Highly skilled at assessing needs of employees, working with a team to create new initiatives, taking responsibility for implementation of programs, delivering trainings, evaluating outcomes and making changes to improve program delivery;
  • Proven record in generation of revenue streams to support applied-research, Extension, or similar programming;
  • A willingness to accept feedback and criticism;
  • Ability to quickly pivot as strategic direction changes;
  • Knowledge and commitment to innovative Extension programming;
  • Proven ability to build community partnerships and knowledge of relevant agencies/organizations;
  • Relevant experience working with adult learners, understanding generational differences, and appreciating the nuances of a complex organization;
  • Experience and demonstrated effectiveness in leadership, as well as development, delivery, and evaluation of Extension or similar programs that meet the needs of a target audience and create measurable impacts is required; and
  • A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. 

Contact: Please contact Cynthia Canfield, Extension Human Resources Manager ([email protected]) with questions about this position.

**Recruitment for a parallel position at Auburn University is also under process.  For details regarding the search and/or to apply to the parallel position, please visit the Auburn University Employment page for that position with the same job title. 

Salary:  Grade 10 or Grade 11 Commensurate with education and experience

            Salary Range: $78,900 to $131,600

Direct Link to application site:
https://aamu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=112273&CNTRNO=0&TSTMP=1561572759626

 

Posted 06/25/2019

University of Tennessee Extension is seeking a Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, execute and evaluate adult Family and Consumer Sciences educational programs.
  • Secure and train volunteer leaders and serve as an educational resource for the Family and Consumer Sciences programs within the county.
  • Meet with, advise and train leaders of organized Family and Consumer Sciences groups, including Family and Community Education Clubs.
  • Responsible to the County Extension Director and must keep current on the latest research information in Family and Consumer Sciences.
  • Provide leadership for a program of activities that meets the needs of all eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or veteran status.
  • Assume other duties as assigned.

For New Applicants:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Family and Consumer Sciences is required.
  • A 2.7 cumulative GPA (BS degree on a 4-point scale) or an earned Master’s Degree is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a MS Degree, and/or work experience in a related field.
  • A complete application package will include a 1) letter of interest, 2) a resume or curriculum vitae, 3) and official or unofficial transcripts showing degree(s) conferred.


Please apply online by clicking this link: Apply for Extension Educator Positions
UT Extension Phone: (865) 974-7245
212 D Morgan Hall Fax: (865) 974-0882
Knoxville TN 37996-4525
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://utextension.tennessee.edu

Tennessee Agent Transfer Requests:

REQUIREMENTS

  • Request for transfer/reassignment may be approved if applicant:
  • has normally been employed with Extension in their current location a minimum of eighteen (18) months;
  • has a performance rating of satisfactory or above for the previous eighteen (18) months; and
  • training appropriate for the assignment.
  • Attach a complete application package which includes a 1) letter of interest, 2) a resume or curriculum vitae, 3) and official or unofficial transcripts showing degree(s) conferred.

Please complete an internal/transfer application online by clicking the link: Internal/transfer Application

 

Posted 6/21/2019

Extension Assistant/Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City, Utah

Overview

Utah State University Extension invites applications for a Family and Consumer Sciences Extension faculty position. This is a 12-month, fiscal-year appointment and is available immediately. 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 Salt Lake county, regional, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the county Extension building in Salt Lake City, Utah. We welcome candidates with diverse interests related to family and consumer sciences such as parenting and relationship education, family finance and housing education, family resiliency and self-sufficiency, life skills, health and wellness, mental health, nutrition, food sciences, food safety, food preservation, poverty reduction and/or food security initiatives, or similar. This estimated start date for this position is September 1, 2019. 

Rank will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and current rank. Appointment opportunities include Extension Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track). A Master's degree is required for Extension Assistant/Associate ranks.

For more information and to apply:

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1) Cover Letter
2) Resume to be uploaded in the candidate profile 

Please do not upload your cover letter.  You will be instructed to type or paste it during your application. 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.** 

To apply: https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/1632/extension-assistant-associate-professor%2c-family-and-consumer-sciences/job

 

Posted 5/15/2019

The Michigan State University Department of Human Development and Family Studies is currently seeking a fixed term assistant professor for the next academic year to teach personal finance courses at the undergraduate level. 

Position Summary

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies is currently accepting applications for an Academic Year Fixed Term Assistant Professor for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic school year at Michigan State University.  This position will include teaching courses that are for undergraduate students in person and hybrid/online around personal finance/financial literacy.  A PhD is required for this teaching position. Instructional experience with varied course content, size, and format strongly recommended (e.g., the traditional classroom, online, workshops, one-on-one).

Duties:  Main responsibility includes teaching HDFS undergraduate courses around personal finance/financial literacy. This includes lesson planning and preparation, lecturing, multimedia presentation, grading, meeting with students one-on-one or in small group settings, multimodal communication with students, course assessment, and working closely with the undergraduate director to ensure course quality.

For full details and to apply, please click here.

 

Posted 5/14/2019

Life Span Outreach Program Manager at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension 

Job Description
The University of Wisconsin- Madison, Division of Extension seeks an innovative and community- focused, asset-based leader for the position of Life Span Outreach Program Manager within the Human Development and Relationships (HDR) Institute.  The Human Development and Relationships Institute facilitates and develops research-based educational processes and programs in Wisconsin for individuals, families, and communities. The Outreach Program Manager will be responsible for supporting the programmatic, professional development, and budget management needs of nationally recognized, innovative and creative county educators distributed among 72 counties within the state of Wisconsin. Primary programmatic areas will include education, research, and collaborative initiatives that are primarily focused on adult development and aging which will include programs aimed at helping young people become responsible, teaching young adults basic life skills, protecting the financial security of aging family members, providing skills to keep aging family members safe, and creating/identifying ways in which aging family members could be more engaged in their community and supporting aging in place and succession planning.

The Life Span Outreach Program Manager will report directly to the Human Development and Relationships Institute Director for management and supervision, hiring and employment authority, employment changes, compensation and benefits, supplies and expense budget, development of their state plan of work, and performance reviews. 

Application Instructions
To begin the application process, visit the online position announcement and click the Apply Now button. You will be asked to provide a cover letter and resume addressing your skills and experience as they relate to the qualifications and duties in this job description. 

Job Posting Quick Link
https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/501278/life-span-outreach-program-manager

 


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