Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Program Leader- ANR
University or Organization :
North Carolina A&T State University
State or Territory :
N. Carolina
Application Deadline :
Mar 27, 2017
Descriptive Job Title :
Program Leader- Agriculture and Natural Resources
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Location :
N. C. A&T State University's Campus, Greensboro, NC
Area, Department or Unit :
The Cooperative Extension Program
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education and experience
Start Date:
Jun 05, 2017
The Agricultural and Natural Resources (ANR) Program Leader provides leadership and coordination for the development and implementation of the statewide agriculture and natural resources program to fulfill the mission and objectives of the N.C. A&T Cooperative Extension Program and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension System. The position is responsible for managing NC A&Ts Extension specialists and associates in coordination with county agents and agriculture technicians to achieve a comprehensive and collaborative statewide ANR program that impacts the economic, environmental or social conditions of small, socially disadvantaged, and minority farmers in North Carolina.
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Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an educational outreach organization within the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. Cooperative Extension at A&T provides researched-based educational information, programming and technical assistance to limited-resource audiences that address a diverse range of issues in four programmatic areas Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, Community and Rural Development, and 4-H Youth Development. Together with its partners North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, state and county governments, a dynamic and resourceful system is formed. In addition to campus operations, The Cooperative Extension Program has professionally staffed offices in almost half of the 100 counties in North Carolina and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Nation.
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Minimum education level :
Earned Ph.D./Ed.D. by date of hire in an agriculture or natural resources discipline (plant, animal, agriculture business management, farm safety) adult education or other pertinent related field. A minimum of seven years of experience working effectively in a community-based educational program or the Extension system at state and/or local level.
Essential experience includes: demonstrated ability in designing, implementing, evaluating and report impact of community-based, non-formal educational programs; supervision of professional and support employees; resource development and management; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills; knowledge of Extensions educational delivery systems and other aspects of the land grant system; ability to identify and build on the strengths of the organization and staff; strong leadership skills, including experience in coaching, team-building, resource management and partnership development

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education: Candidates with a Ph.D./Ed.D. are preferred or those with progress toward a Ph.D./Ed.D. and an anticipated awarded degree date of June 1, 2017.
Years of experience :
A minimum of seven years of experience working effectively in a community-based educational program or the Extension system at state and/or local level.
Travel Requirements:
Some travel will be required.
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Contact :
Claudette Smith
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Application Instructions :
If invited to interview you must bring the official transcripts of all degrees. Copies will not be accepted. You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veterans Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.