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Posted 6/23/2022

University of Connecticut

Associate Dean for Extension and Associate Director for Cooperative Extension System, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut

The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Extension and Associate Director for Cooperative Extension System (CES), with appointment as Associate or Full Professor with tenure in a CAHNR department related to the candidate’s academic discipline. We are seeking an inspirational, dynamic, visionary, and collegial individual to provide exemplary College-level leadership in Extension, in alignment with both the College and University strategic vision. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment. 

The CAHNR Associate Dean for Extension provides innovative leadership in planning, facilitating, supporting, and evaluating statewide Extension programs, while expanding Extension’s connections to diverse audiences and topics. The Associate Dean for Extension plays a key role in the daily functions of the College as a member of the CAHNR leadership team. The Associate Dean for Extension reports directly to the Dean. CAHNR has eight academic departments, in addition to the Department of Extension. The departments include a wide range of traditional agricultural disciplines, as well as health, the environment, and natural resources. A list of academic departments can be found here: https://cahnr.uconn.edu/about/ . The College is comprised of 189 tenured, tenure-track, and teaching faculty (24 with Extension appointments), 32 Extension Faculty, 97 staff, 473 graduate students and 2,036 undergraduate students.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide visionary leadership to the Cooperative Extension System that serves to expand connections to new and existing audiences.
  • Work with Extension faculty and staff from all nine departments in CAHNR to develop and communicate program goals and impacts to internal and external audiences
  • Coordinate programming, reporting, and collaboration with UConn Office of Public Engagement.
  • Oversee the Smith-Lever budget and program funding in coordination with the CAHNR Business Office, and coordinate reporting for capacity funds (Smith-Lever, Hatch, McIntire-Stennis, Animal Health) with CAHNR Research, Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station, and the CT Agricultural Experiment Station.
  • Provide leadership in creating innovative programming with internal and external partners, such as Sea Grant, CT Agricultural Experiment Station and state, regional and federal partners.
  • Represent CAHNR Extension on statewide committees.
  • Engage with diverse stakeholder groups, Extension specialists and volunteers to capture input and coordinate Extension programs.
  • Advance and advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice efforts in the Cooperative Extension System in proactive collaboration with CAHNR and the University.
  • Integrate Extension into the implementation of the CAHNR Strategic Vision initiatives.

 For full details, and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.hr.uconn.edu/cw/en-us/job/496444/associate-dean-for-extension

 

Posted 6/22/2022

University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources

Director of the NPI-CFHL Evaluation Unit (Nutrition Policy Institute Academic Coordinator III)

To Apply, visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/JPF00131

Position Overview
The University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR), a statewide program with local development and delivery, and the Nutrition Policy Institute is seeking the following Academic Coordinator III.

Location Headquarters: 1111 Franklin St., Oakland, CA

Purpose: The Academic Coordinator provides strategic leadership and expertise on program development, research and evaluation activities to inform and improve policies and practices related to nutrition and physical activity behaviors and obesity prevention primarily in California. Duties include budget development and management, management of project deliverables, and priority setting. This position is expected to lead and oversee a complex, multi-component, and multi-million-dollar state-wide evaluation of a SNAP-Ed program with impact on the national program, play a leadership role on additional regional, state and national research and evaluation programs as needed, and facilitate and develop new funding opportunities and partnerships. This position also provides leadership for future proposals and strategic planning for the Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI) and has impact at the regional, state and national levels.

Required Qualifications

Education:  A minimum of a Master's degree in public health, nutrition or a related field is required at the time of appointment.  A Ph.D. is preferred.

Additional Requirements
A minimum of 5 years of community or school nutrition or public health-related research and/or evaluation experience. Experience with evaluation study design, instrument development, training, and management of data collection, data management and analysis, and dissemination of results for varied stakeholders including but not limited to professional publications, presentations, research briefs, and through social and mass media. Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Demonstrated supervisory experience and experience forging and managing community and academic collaborations. Ability to travel extensively by car and airplane as required. Occasional work on evenings and weekends outside of M-F business hours may be required.

How to Apply
If interested in this position, please visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/ and choose “applicants” (refer to position #22-57) 

Closing Date: To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by July 18, 2022.

Questions?
Contact Tatiana Avoce; email: [email protected]

 

Posted 6/16/2022

University of California

UC ANR is hiring a 4-H Youth Development Program Access, Equity, and Belonging Academic Coordinator II located at State 4-H Office, UC ANR Office, in Davis, CA. For more information and how to apply, follow the link: https://ucanr.edu/About/Jobs/?jobnum=2155

The Academic Coordinator (ACII) will provide leadership and support to 4-H professionals throughout the state to increase the engagement and participation of unserved and underserved youth and adult audiences in all delivery modes of the 4-H Youth Development Program.

As such, the Academic Coordinator will:

  • Develop systems and resources to build the capacity of 4-H professionals to increase 4-H youth membership and adult volunteerism among the Latinx and all unserved and underserved communities.
  • Develop tools and resources (e.g., curricula) and provide training to empower 4-H professionals to address the needs and interests of unserved and underserved youth and families and to expand and diversify their 4-H Youth Development Programs.
  • Identify priority issues and inform on best practices to better reach unrepresented youth, families, and communities in California.
  • Design and implement strategies to improve staff and volunteers’ skills to enhance inclusiveness and intercultural competence.
  • Collaborate in acquiring funding for extension and/or creative activity.

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Youth or Human Development, Child Development, Education, Youth Studies, Ethnic Studies, or related field is required at the time of appointment. Candidate should have substantial experience and sensitivity to cultural differences in working with youth. Demonstrated effectiveness in building on the collective strengths of culturally diverse youth and adults, including adult volunteers is required.

The beginning salary will be in the Academic Coordinator II series.  The salary for this position will not exceed Step 1 ($74,896 annually) of the Academic Coordinator II, Fiscal Year Salary Table.  For information regarding the Academic Coordinator series salary scales, please refer to: : https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t36-ii.pdf

To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by July 29, 2022– (open until filled).

Please contact Alma Jackson @ [email protected] if you should have any questions.

 

Posted 6/7/2022

University of Maryland Extension

Title:  Agent
Working Title:  Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences
Position Number:  103371
Category Status:   Faculty Non-Tenured, On-Track, full-time
Unit: AGNR-UME-St. Mary’s

POSITION SUMMARY:
This office is located in Leonardtown, Maryland, and provides programming to the Southern Cluster, including St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Charles. 

The Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) program promotes healthy and economically prosperous Maryland residents at every stage of life through education, research, and outreach programs. The Extension Educator will design, teach, implement and evaluate interdisciplinary educational programs using research-based information for youth and adult audiences. Programs will focus on improving the health and well-being of residents and communities in the Capital Cluster. Nutrition education and chronic disease prevention and management are a priority focus for this position. Physical activity, healthy food preparation, consumer food safety and preservation, health behaviors, and other relevant health topics are vital components of a comprehensive health and well-being program. This position will also create and support community partnerships that support extension programs and policy, systems, and environmental approaches. In carrying out these duties, the educator is responsible to the FCS Program Leader for programmatic leadership. For administrative matters, the individual is responsible to their respective Area Extension Director. The Extension Educator will be a faculty member on track for tenure and promotion to a higher rank in accordance with University policy and UME tenure guidelines within a defined timeframe.

For full details and to apply, please visit https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/95547

 

Posted 6/7/2022

Utah State University Extension

Home and Community Extension Assistant/Associate Professor (San Juan County)

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 San Juan County, departmental, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the San Juan County Extension building in Monticello, Utah.

 

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

 

The estimated start date for this position is September 1, 2022.

 

We welcome candidates with knowledge in one or more home and community program areas, appropriate to the county assignment, including, but not limited to:

  • Family and consumer sciences
  • Health and wellness
  • Positive psychology and solution-focused mental health
  • Suicide prevention
  • Food sciences, preservation and safety
  • Diabetes education
  • Nutrition
  • Gerontology, human development, family studies
  • Housing education
  • Finance education
  • Economic development
  • Community resources
  • Workforce development
  • Entrepreneurship/business development
  • Public health
  • Social work

We are especially interested in candidates that are well versed in using online educational platforms (e.g. Canvas) to develop and deliver clientele-focused, home and community related programming.
More information about Utah State University Extension and the Home and Community Department can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvXITaFAltE&feature=youtu.be

For full details and to apply, please visit https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/5208/home-and-community-extension-assistant-associate-professor-%28san-juan-county%29/job

 

Posted 6/7/2022

Washington State University Extention

TITLE: Director, Youth and Families Unit 

DESCRIPTION
Washington State University and the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) seeks a Director of WSU Extension’s Youth and Families Unit (Y&F).  This is a permanent, 12-month, full-time, career track continuous or tenured/tenure-track position (depending on background).  Appointment is at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with a negotiable location based in Washington State. 

THE OPPORTUNITY
CAHNRS seeks a candidate to provide leadership to the statewide Youth and Families Program Unit of approximately 23 faculty and 63 staff conducting applied research and programming related to nutrition and food safety; individual and family development; and health, wellness, and prevention.  The Extension Youth and Families Program Unit meets community needs by providing community-based programs, conducting applied research, and collaborating with others to create an environment where individuals can thrive in richly diverse communities.  The unit generates and manages over $5 million in annual extramural expenditures.  This position offers an opportunity to develop and implement a strategic vision with the program in order to build its capacity and to increase its impact.  This will involve collaboration and integration with other units within the university and CAHNRS, while expanding partnerships with counties, tribes, agencies, and other entities across the state and nation. The successful candidate is expected to engage in an active, research-based Extension program commensurate with this leadership role.  

LINE OF RESPONSIBILITY
This position is responsible to the CAHNRS Associate Dean and Director of Extension and works collaboratively with the County Directors and Extension faculty and staff across the state and on WSU campuses. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership in furthering, articulating, and implementing a compelling vision for Y&F through effective research, academic, and Extension programming.  This vision should be based upon the land-grant mission and in line with strategic university and college goals, disciplinary need, and prioritized needs of major stakeholders, including state and federal partners and funding agencies.
  • Develop partnerships and relationships with units and colleges outside of CAHNRS to forward the interest of Y&F, particularly around health Extension.
  • Represent the vision, interests, and activities of Y&F to internal and external constituencies, including relevant stakeholder groups, to facilitate collaboration and achieve the vision.
  • Create a positive, collaborative, and collegial environment for Y&F faculty and staff.
  • Transact official unit business and work collaboratively with deans, other administrators, and stakeholders, and actively participate with the CAHNRS Leadership Team and the Extension Administrative and Leadership Teams.
  • Strengthen communication and collaboration within Y&F and across CAHNRS administration and chairs/directors to support Y&F faculty and staff, and jointly advance research, academic, and Extension priorities.
  • Be an effective advocate for Y&F to enhance and improve the Y&F infrastructure and program support through a portfolio of internal and external funding sources.
  • Provide leadership in the formation and execution of departmental policies, hold meetings with all available members of the faculty on matters of policy, and ensure compliance with university policies and procedures applicable to Y&F.
  • Execute day-to-day operating decisions, and the exercise of leadership responsibilities. 
  • Conduct annual reviews of faculty and staff and make recommendations to the CAHNRS Dean for appointments, promotions, and salaries of members of the unit.
  • Establish collaborative Extension, research, or scholarly activities and programs. 
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Extension Director, CAHNRS Dean, and WSU Provost.
  • Additional guidelines on the duties and responsibilities of chairs and directors is available in the Faculty Manual  and in the Provost Guidelines on the Duties and Responsibilities of Chairs and Directors.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Earned Master’s degree in human development, psychology, sociology, prevention science, social work, public health, family and consumer sciences, evaluation, or other related field by the time of hire.
  • Six years of related community, county, or regional-based Extension experience.
  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills, as evidenced by successful performance in personnel management; budget and fiscal management; strategic planning; evaluation; and critical decision-making.
  • Demonstrated commitment to expanding and fostering social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion and the ability to work with a variety of diverse individuals and communities.
  • Record of scholarly achievement appropriate for an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in a career track or tenured/tenure-track position.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. in human development, psychology, sociology, prevention science, social work, public health, family and consumer sciences, evaluation, or related field.
  • Demonstrated Extension leadership experience with diverse audiences and constituents.
  • Evidence of effective communication and collaboration skills with academic professionals, support staff, and diverse internal and external constituencies.
  • Demonstrated history of securing grants and contracts that build capacity and provide direct delivery of contracted services.
  • Ability to take on new responsibilities and work effectively in an environment of change.
  • Experience leading and motivating geographically dispersed, interdisciplinary and/or multi-agency teams in the development, delivery, and management of programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the U.S. Land Grant University system, philosophy and mission; as well as a vision of future Extension needs and the ability to communicate on these matters.

 

JOB EXPECTATIONS

  • Reliable transportation for year-round travel is required.  Mileage will be reimbursed for work-related travel at the approved state rate if using a private vehicle.  While using a private or WSU motor pool vehicle for official business, have current automobile liability insurance (meeting the requirements described in RCW46.30.020 and RCW 46.29.090) and possess a valid driver's license.
  • This position will lead Extension multi-disciplinary teams across the state of Washington.
  • Extension faculty members are hired into the organization.  It is possible that future circumstances may require relocation.
  • The candidate will understand and carry out the principles and specific requirements of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Affirmative Action Plan, and all pertinent rules and regulations.
  • Employment is contingent upon a successful background check and verification of COVID vaccination status per Washington State mandate.

 

SALARY
Salary is commensurate with available funding and the candidate’s academic and professional qualifications.  View the HRS Benefits website for details on competitive benefits available. 

APPLICATION PROCESS
Application screening begins June 16, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply at https://hrs.wsu.edu/jobs/.  Applications must include the following materials:

  1. Cover letter addressing how your experience meets the required and preferred qualifications for the position,
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae,
  3. Statement on contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion as they relate to the university, college, and program unit mission and vision, and
  4. Names and contact information for four professional references.  

For questions about the position, contact Matt Bumpus, Search Committee Chair at [email protected] or 509.432.3671.

 

Posted 6/7/2022

University of California

The University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR), a statewide program with local development and delivery, is seeking the following UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Advisor.

Location Headquarters:  Shasta CountyRedding, CA

Purpose. The Community Health and Nutrition Advisor will implement an innovative extension education and applied research program to build healthy communities and engage community members in solving local nutrition and health needs.

The Advisor will play a critical role in working with agencies and organizations to support policy, systems, and environmental changes that promote health and support long-term sustainability of community health. Potential research and extension areas include obesity reduction and prevention, food security promotion, reduction of preventable illness and disease, food literacy, healthy living, consumer education, and financial literacy. Example interventions to address issues related to food systems, food security, and/or built environment might be include community gardens, school/worksite health and wellness policies, and farm-to-school programming. 

The advisor will also serve as the Principal Investigator and provide academic oversight of the CalFresh Healthy Living program (SNAP Ed) in Shasta, Tehama, and Trinity Counties. The advisor would also provide academic and appropriate extension support for the UC Master Food Preserver and/or California EFNEP programs.

Required Qualifications

Education: A minimum of a Master’s degree in Nutrition, Health Education, Human Development, or closely related discipline is required at the time of appointment. 

Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Expectation to be available to work onsite on any day.
  • A solid understanding of human nutrition.
  • Academic training or professional experience in program design and research methodologies.
  • A background investigation will be required for the successful candidate, including fingerprinting and a criminal history clearance by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This position is subject to the requirements and compliance of the California’s Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA). Employment within UC ANR is contingent upon securing written acknowledgement to comply with California law.

Desired Experience 

  • Experience in waste management, methods of statistical analysis, and experience participating in interdisciplinary research is highly desirable
  • Passion and desire to pursue a career in Cooperative Extension
  • Experience in building partnerships and with multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan projects, manage teams and implement an applied research and outreach program, including setting measurable goals and objectives

Salary: The beginning salary will be in the Cooperative Extension Assistant Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications.  For information regarding Cooperative Extension Advisor salary scales, please refer to the University of California website: https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/358478.pdf.  If the successful candidate is currently a UCCE Advisor, the candidate will be offered the position without change to the candidate’s current rank, step, salary and/or appointment terms; and if applicable, is eligible to retain indefinite status. 

This position is eligible for indefinite status following three successful reviews and subject to terms noted in UC ANR Policy and Procedure Manual, Section 315 https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/118501.pdf

Benefits: The University of California offers comprehensive benefits including health insurance, retirement plans, two days per month paid vacation, one day per month paid sick leave, and approximately thirteen paid holidays per year. For more information, refer to the UC Benefits website at: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

How to Apply

If interested in this position, please visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/ and choose “applicants” (refer to position #22-11)

Closing Date:  To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by June 30, 2022– (open until filled)

Questions?

Contact Tatiana Avoce email: [email protected]

 

Posted 5/11/2022

University of Missouri Extension

Associate Extension Professor or Extension Professor - Senior Program Director Family, Nutrition & Consumer Science Program 

Please apply at Job ID:  41750 

Job Description

MU TITLE:    Associate Extension Professor/Extension Professor
LOCATION:  Columbia, Missouri
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 Family, Nutrition & Consumer Science Extension unit and its affiliated faculty and staff.

In keeping with the university’s land-grant mission, the Family, Nutrition & Consumer Science Extension program focuses the resources of the University of Missouri toward addressing the critical needs identified by Missourians. The Family, Nutrition & Consumer Science program brings together faculty and resources from schools and colleges across the University as a highly visible focus of expertise and scholarship. 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 statewide strive to improve dietary quality, increase physical activity, and promote lifelong health and wellbeing.

This position is expected to catalyze a comprehensive strategy to secure additional resources from public and private sources to support 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 the academic home. 

This is a full-time, jointly appointed, 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 Education and Human Development or the College of Health Professions. The faculty appointment may be a non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Associate Extension Professor or Extension Professor, depending upon university approval of qualifications and experience. The administrative appointment will reside in MU Extension & Engagement. Due to the nature of this position, the incumbent will be expected to report to the University of Missouri campus located in Columbia, Missouri. Additionally, the incumbent must have a valid driver's license as frequent travel throughout the state of Missouri is expected with regional and national conferences as appropriate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A terminal degree is required in a discipline or program related to nutrition, public health, dietetics, exercise physiology or closely related field.
  • Five or more years of professional experience in designing, conducting, and evaluating educational programs, preferably demonstrated leadership in comparable programs to Extension Family, Nutrition and Consumer Science programs. 

CANDIDATES WILL BE EVALUATED ON:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and build partnerships with a variety of internal and external audiences and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop, and grow individuals, teams, and volunteers and lead change management within a complex organizational environment.
  • Demonstrated personnel, operations, and fiscal management capabilities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, affirmative action, and equal opportunity in programming, staffing, and services. 

Application Materials

Complete the brief online application and be prepared to upload:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Copies of all academic transcripts, and
  • a list of 3-5 references

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 https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings 

It is 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 Kristin Miller, search committee chair, at [email protected] or 573-884-0836.

 

Posted 5/2/2022

university of missouri extension

Extension Field Specialist in Nutrition & Health Education
Assistant/Associate/Full Extension Professional – Pettis County, Missouri
Please apply at https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings
Job ID: 41172

LOCATION:  Sedalia, Missouri and primarily serves Pettis, Benton, Cooper, Moniteau, and Morgan Counties in the West Central Region, with additional service across the state as needed.

The University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities, and economies by producing relevant, reliable, and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address the needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visit https://extension.missouri.edu/

Extension faculty are 12-month, non-tenure track appointments to the promotable ranks of assistant, associate, or full Extension Professional.  The rank at time of appointment or promotion is consistent with the standards of achievement and experience established by the faculty.  MU Extension faculty are commonly known as Specialists, with titles that indicate geographic focus and programmatic specialization.   Specialists provide educational opportunities that enable businesses, farms, families, and communities to strengthen the economy and enhance quality of life. Additionally, specialists create partnerships with civic and business organizations, educational institutions, local leaders, and key stakeholders to identify priorities, increase resources, and determine how research-based education can best meet the needs of residents.

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs and services in Youth & Family. The Nutrition & Health Education Extension program promotes optimal well-being of individuals, families, and communities, with special recognition for the needs of vulnerable populations. Nutrition and health education specialists improve dietary quality, increase physical activity, manage chronic diseases, and reduce overweight, obesity, and healthcare costs for Missourians. 

This position will be filled as a 0.90 FTE.

For full details and to apply, visit Job ID: 41172

 

Posted 5/2/2022

university of missouri extension

Extension Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health
Assistant/Associate/Full Extension Professional – Pemiscot County, Missouri
Please apply at https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings
Job ID: 41339

LOCATION:  Caruthersville, Missouri and primarily serves Pemiscot, New Madrid, and Dunklin Counties in the Southeast Region, with additional service across the state as needed.

The University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities, and economies by producing relevant, reliable, and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address the needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visit https://extension.missouri.edu/

Extension faculty are 12-month, non-tenure track appointments to the promotable ranks of assistant, associate, or full Extension Professional.  The rank at time of appointment or promotion is consistent with the standards of achievement and experience established by the faculty.  MU Extension faculty are commonly known as Specialists, with titles that indicate geographic focus and programmatic specialization.   Specialists provide educational opportunities that enable businesses, farms, families, and communities to strengthen the economy and enhance quality of life. Additionally, specialists create partnerships with civic and business organizations, educational institutions, local leaders, and key stakeholders to identify priorities, increase resources, and determine how research-based education can best meet the needs of residents.

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs and services in Youth & Family. The Nutrition, Home & Family Extension program promotes optimal well-being of individuals, families, and communities, with special recognition for the needs of vulnerable populations. Nutrition and health education specialists improve dietary quality, increase physical activity, manage chronic diseases, and reduce overweight, obesity, and healthcare costs for Missourians. 

This position will be filled as a 0.90 FTE.

For full details and to apply, visit Job ID: 41339

 

Posted 5/2/2022

university of missouri extension

Extension Field Specialist in Human Development
Assistant/Associate/Full Extension Professional – Camden County, Missouri
Please apply at https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings
Job ID: 41171

LOCATION:  Camdenton, Missouri and primarily servesCamden, Polk, Dallas, Laclede, Hickory and Morgan County in the West Central Region, Wright and Webster in the Southwest Region and MillerCounty in the East Central Region, with additional service across the state as needed.

The University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities, and economies by producing relevant, reliable, and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address the needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visit https://extension.missouri.edu/

Extension faculty are 12-month, non-tenure track appointments to the promotable ranks of assistant, associate, or full Extension Professional.  The rank at time of appointment or promotion is consistent with the standards of achievement and experience established by the faculty.  MU Extension faculty are commonly known as Specialists, with titles that indicate geographic focus and programmatic specialization.   Specialists provide educational opportunities that enable businesses, farms, families, and communities to strengthen the economy and enhance quality of life. Additionally, specialists create partnerships with civic and business organizations, educational institutions, local leaders, and key stakeholders to identify priorities, increase resources, and determine how research-based education can best meet the needs of residents.

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs and services in Youth & Family. The Youth & Family Extension program promotes optimal well-being of individuals, families, and communities, with special recognition for the needs of vulnerable populations.

This position will be filled as a 0.90 FTE.

For full details and to apply, visit Job ID: 41171

 

Posted 5/2/2022

University of Missouri Extension

Extension Field Specialist in Human Development
Assistant/Associate/Full Extension Professional – Mississippi County, Missouri
Please apply at https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings
Job ID: 41338

LOCATION:  Charleston, Missouri and primarily servesMississippi and Dunklin, Pemiscot, New Madrid, Scott, Cape Girardeau, Perry, Bollinger, Stoddard Counties in Southeast Region, with additional service across the state as needed.

The University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities, and economies by producing relevant, reliable, and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address the needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visit https://extension.missouri.edu/

Extension faculty are 12-month, non-tenure track appointments to the promotable ranks of assistant, associate, or full Extension Professional.  The rank at time of appointment or promotion is consistent with the standards of achievement and experience established by the faculty.  MU Extension faculty are commonly known as Specialists, with titles that indicate geographic focus and programmatic specialization.   Specialists provide educational opportunities that enable businesses, farms, families, and communities to strengthen the economy and enhance quality of life. Additionally, specialists create partnerships with civic and business organizations, educational institutions, local leaders, and key stakeholders to identify priorities, increase resources, and determine how research-based education can best meet the needs of residents.

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs and services in Youth & Family. The Youth & Family Extension program promotes optimal well-being of individuals, families, and communities, with special recognition for the needs of vulnerable populations.

This position will be filled as a 0.90 FTE.

For full details and to apply, visit Job ID: 41338

 

Posted May 2, 2022

university of missouri extension

Extension Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health
Assistant/Associate/Full Extension Professional – Reynolds County, Missouri
Please apply at https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings
Job ID:  41347

LOCATION:  Ellington, Missouri and primarily serves Reynolds County and Iron, Madison, Shannon Counties in the Southeast Region, with additional service across the state as needed.

The University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities, and economies by producing relevant, reliable, and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address the needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visit https://extension.missouri.edu/

Extension faculty are 12-month, non-tenure track appointments to the promotable ranks of assistant, associate, or full Extension Professional.  The rank at time of appointment or promotion is consistent with the standards of achievement and experience established by the faculty.  MU Extension faculty are commonly known as Specialists, with titles that indicate geographic focus and programmatic specialization.   Specialists provide educational opportunities that enable businesses, farms, families, and communities to strengthen the economy and enhance quality of life. Additionally, specialists create partnerships with civic and business organizations, educational institutions, local leaders, and key stakeholders to identify priorities, increase resources, and determine how research-based education can best meet the needs of residents.

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs and services in Youth & Family. The Nutrition, Home & Family Extension program promotes optimal well-being of individuals, families, and communities, with special recognition for the needs of vulnerable populations. Nutrition and health education specialists improve dietary quality, increase physical activity, manage chronic diseases, and reduce overweight, obesity, and healthcare costs for Missourians. 

This position will be filled as a 0.90 FTE.

For full details on this position, and to apply, please visit Job ID:  41347

 

Posted May 2, 2022

university of missouri extension

Extension Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health
Assistant/Associate/Full Extension Professional – Gasconade County, Missouri
Please apply at https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings
Job ID: 41345
LOCATION:  Owensville, Missouri and primarily serves Gasconade, Crawford, and Franklin Counties in the East Central Region, with additional service across the state as needed.

The University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities, and economies by producing relevant, reliable, and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address the needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visit https://extension.missouri.edu/

Extension faculty are 12-month, non-tenure track appointments to the promotable ranks of assistant, associate, or full Extension Professional.  The rank at time of appointment or promotion is consistent with the standards of achievement and experience established by the faculty.  MU Extension faculty are commonly known as Specialists, with titles that indicate geographic focus and programmatic specialization.   Specialists provide educational opportunities that enable businesses, farms, families, and communities to strengthen the economy and enhance quality of life. Additionally, specialists create partnerships with civic and business organizations, educational institutions, local leaders, and key stakeholders to identify priorities, increase resources, and determine how research-based education can best meet the needs of residents.

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs and services in Youth & Family. The Nutrition, Home & Family Extension program promotes optimal well-being of individuals, families, and communities, with special recognition for the needs of vulnerable populations. Nutrition and health education specialists improve dietary quality, increase physical activity, manage chronic diseases, and reduce overweight, obesity, and healthcare costs for Missourians. 

This position will be filled as a 0.90 FTE.

For full details and to apply, visit: Job ID: 41345

 

Posted 4/11/2022

university of california

Urban Community Resiliency Advisor
Applied Research and Extension
Serving Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California

UC ANR is hiring an Urban Community Resiliency Advisor Applied Research and Extension located at UCCE Los Angeles in Alhambra, CA. For more information and how to apply, follow the link: https://ucanr.edu/About/Jobs/?jobnum=2089.

The Urban Community Resiliency Advisor will implement an innovative extension education and applied research program to develop community and economic designs which foster connected and cohesive neighborhoods with an emphasis on the nexus of youth, community and economic development.

The position will involve

  • Evaluating access to education, housing, entrepreneurship and community wealth, green infrastructure development and job creation as they relate to enhancing community resilience.
  • Integrating applied research and education with focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion to ensure long-term community resilience and economic development in urban areas.
  • Promoting economic prosperity in the region, particularly in communities of color, through enhanced community development and wealth building.

This position offers the opportunity to integrate and bring focus to community development in urban communities by working with and across UC ANRs efforts to enable communities develop long-term resiliency and sustainable economic development. The position represents the nexus of youth, community and economic development. Research and education programs will have short and long-term positive impacts on community resilience and economic vitality.

A minimum of a Master’s degree in community development, sociology, education, urban planning, economic development, or related field is required at the time of appointment.  It is highly desirable for the Advisor to have experience in urban communities and a solid understanding of the nexus of youth, community, and economic development. In addition to a passion and desire to pursue a career in Cooperative Extension and community development.

The beginning salary will be in the Assistant CE Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications.  For information regarding CE advisor series salary scales, please refer to: https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/358478.pdf

This position is eligible for indefinite status following three successful reviews and subject to terms noted in UC ANR Policy and Procedure Manual, Section 315 https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/118501.pdf

To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by May 19, 2022.

Please contact Alma Jackson at [email protected] if you should have any questions.

 
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