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Posted 3/24/2020

University of Illinois Extension

The university of Illinois Extension has several job openings available. Please click on the links below to access information on each position.

Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Science (SNAP-Ed) – Two positions available in Unit 22 - https://go.illinois.edu/130302 

Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Horticulture) – Unit 21 - https://go.illinois.edu/126882 

Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Local Food Systems and Small Farms) –  Unit 12 - https://go.illinois.edu/130599 

Assistant Dean, Agriculture and Agribusiness - campus - https://go.illinois.edu/126949 

Assistant Dean, Natural Resources, Environment and Energy - campus - https://go.illinois.edu/127008

 

Posted 3/16/2020

University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources

Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences Advisor (Applied Research and Extension)

The Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences Cooperative Extension Advisor (NFCS) will conduct a multi-county-based extension, education and applied research program to develop, implement, evaluate, strengthen and expand NFCS programming with priority on low income families, individuals, as well as health and human service professionals in three counties (San Mateo, San Francisco and Santa Clara).

  1. Focus on low-income and economic urban disparities related to food and food systems, nutrition education and relationships between food system and environmental health for optimal nutrition and health outcomes;
  2. Lead two large USDA contracts: the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and CalFresh Healthy Living, UC Nutrition Education Program across three counties;
  3. An opportunity to lead academic oversight of the UCCE Master Food Preserver program in San Mateo County;
  4. An opportunity to develop new programs to enhance and expand the current nutrition education elements at Elkus Ranch and to involve new audiences that include substantial fractions of under-served and food-insecure communities.

Education: A minimum of a Master's degree in Nutrition, Health Education, Public Health, Food Systems or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment.  Some coursework in Statistics, Research Methodology, Evaluation, Survey Design and/ or Program Management preferred. 

Additional Requirements: 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.

Salary: The beginning salary will be in the Assistant Cooperative Extension (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/307368.pdf.

How to Apply:  If interested in this position, please visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/ and choose “applicants” (position #20-03) and follow the instructions for submission.  There are 5 components to complete the application submission.

Closing Date: To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by April 30, 2020.

 

Posted 03/04/2020

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension

Associate/Full Specialist and Associate Director for Family, Consumer, and Health Science

This position will be responsible for strategic planning and statewide leadership of the Family, Consumer, and Health Science (FCHS) program area in Cooperative Extension. This program area focuses on strengthening individuals, families, and communities through education in Consumer Economics, Health and Safety, Human Development, and Nutrition and Food Safety. FCHS faculty and staff work on campus and in communities throughout the state to address important issues facing Arizonans as they cope with social, health, economic, and technological change. This interdisciplinary position will also be responsible for oversight of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed) and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) delivered through the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson. This position will serve as a representative of these programs and other FCHS programs and may sit on state and national boards related to FCHS and nutrition programming. We are seeking candidates who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the university. This is a continuing/continuing eligible position.

For full details and to apply, please visit: https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/373?c=arizona

This position is currently open, and review of applications will begin mid-March 2020 and continue until a qualified applicant is identified. Target hire date is July 1, 2020.

 

Posted 2/19/2020

University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service

Senior Associate Vice President – Director, Cooperative Extension Service

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. Screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon availability of funding and satisfactory performance. A resume, cover letter, transcript, and three letters of recommendation are required for consideration for this position. A valid email address for a minimum of three (3) references must be provided at the time of application. An email collecting the reference will be sent directly to the reference provider upon completion of your application. Additional reference letters or documentation can also be sent directly to Human Resources at [email protected] REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BEGIN ON DECEMBER 1, 2019, AND WILL CONTINUE UNTIL A QUALIFIED APPLICANT IS IDENTIFIED. For questions, contact Human Resources at 501-671-2219 or email [email protected] FOR CONSIDERATION, all applicants must certify and submit an application on our organization's job portal at http://jobs.uaex.edu

Position Location Little Rock State Office
Contact Person Christina Miller
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact phone/extension 501-686-2541
Contact fax 501-671-2251


Summary:

The Senior Associate Vice-President for Agriculture – Extension is a faculty and executive member of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture providing leadership for the Cooperative Extension Service and its mission. In this role, the SAVP Extension serves as Director, with responsibilities for operations, management, programs, stakeholder relations and services involving about 600 appointed full-time and 150 part-time personnel. This includes management of federal, state, and county appropriated funds along with grant and gift resources, and an annual budget of $59 M. The position directly supervises executives including Associate Directors, an Assistant Director, District Directors and certain other administrative staff. Cooperative Extension is headquartered in Little Rock with outlying Centers in Lonoke and Newport, with county agents and staff in all 75 counties, faculty and staff on seven Experiment Station Centers and two University campuses.

For full details and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.uaex.edu/postings/7483

 

Posted 1/28/2020

University of Florida: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

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

As an Extension Agent, you will work jointly for UF/IFAS Extension and Jefferson County, a growing area in the Florida panhandle. We are looking for an individual that is self‐starting, energetic, and team‐oriented whose educational responsibilities include developing, implementing, teaching, evaluating, and reporting accomplishments of a comprehensive family and consumer sciences program in cooperation with local citizens and extension colleagues. You will demonstrate excellent external and internal customer service and will respond to client needs in a timely and professional manner. Your office will be located at the Jefferson County Extension Office in Monticello.

For full details and to apply, please visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/73339

 

 

As an Extension Agent, you will work jointly for UF/IFAS Extension and Jefferson County, a

growing area in the Florida panhandle. We are looking for an individual that is self‐starting,

energetic, and team‐oriented whose educational responsibilities include developing,

implementing, teaching, evaluating, and reporting accomplishments of a comprehensive family

and consumer sciences program in cooperation with local citizens and extension colleagues.

You will demonstrate excellent external and internal customer service and will respond to client

needs in a timely and professional manner. Your office will be located at the Jefferson County

Extension Office in Monticello.

 

Posted 1/24/2020

North Carolina State University

Nutrition Programs Manager in the Department of Agriculture and Human Sciences

This position will support educators of NC State’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) Steps to Health, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), and Family and Consumer Sciences programs.  Review the essential job duties for this new position which will also manage the Dinah E. Gore Teaching and Research Kitchens. 

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • A master’s degree in nutrition, public health, food systems, or health-related field.
  • 3 years of related professional experience.
  • Registered Dietitian
 


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