Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Urban Horticulture Junior or Assistant Extension Agent
University or Organization :
University of Hawaii at Manoa-Maui County
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Application Deadline :
None Stated
Descriptive Job Title :
Urban Horticulture/Master Gardener
Keywords separated by commas :
Extension, Master Gardener, Horticulture, Gardens, landscaping, pest management
Location :
Kahului, HI
Area, Department or Unit :
CTAHR Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Start Date:
None Stated
Duties and Responsibilities Provide leadership in the developing, coordinating, and conducting a science-based educational program to promote environmentally sound home gardening, landscaping, pest management, and the wise use of natural resources by urban clientele, and Master Gardeners in Maui County (islands of Maui, Molokai, and Lanai). Provides statewide support for extension agent, industry organizations and individuals on neighboring islands. Builds and fosters close partnerships with stakeholder organizations and government agencies.Utilizes proven extension educational methods, evaluate impacts, and strive to improve on stakeholder learning and adoption.Provides information using various means of technology transfer including, but not limited to workshops, conferences, field days, demonstrations, videos, social media and web pages.Seeks and obtain external funding to support implementation of educational programs Click on the link below to access full position description.
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Minimum education level :
Junior Extension Agent Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from a college or university of recognized standing in horticulture, plant science, business, education, entomology or a closely related field; Assistant Extension Agent Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree from a college or university of recognized standing in horticulture, plant science, business, education, entomology or a closely related field; or, in addition to the Bachelor's degree, 30 credit hours of post -baccalaureate academic work in a field appropriate to the position and at least three years of successful experience in Cooperative Extension work or equivalent in a closely-related field.
Years of experience :
For the Assistant Extension Agent level position only: At least 3 years of successful experience in Cooperative Extension work, or equivalent in closely related field.
Travel Requirements:
Ability to travel independently to various geographical locations in a timely manner. Requirement may be fulfilled by a valid Hawaii Driver's License (class 3), comparable driver's license, or other means of transportation which meets position needs. Must be willing to travel by air to other islands, including Molokai and Lanai.
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Contact :
Cynthia Reeves
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Application Instructions :
Submit the following to the address listed below: 1) Cover letter indicating position (Junior or Assistant) and how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3 ) names and contact information for at least three professional references and 4) official transcripts (copies accepted, however official transcripts will be required upon hire).