Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Extension Specialist - Program Development and Evaluation
University or Organization :
North Carolina A&T State University
State or Territory :
N. Carolina
Application Deadline :
None Stated
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Specialist - Program Development and Evaluation
Keywords separated by commas :
program development, evaluation
Location :
Greensboro, NC
Area, Department or Unit :
The Cooperative Extension Program
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education and experience
Start Date:
None Stated
This position will be located on the campus of N.C. A&T State University.
Provides educational leadership state-wide for the Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University in Extension program planning, implementation, evaluation, and the management of the accountability process for its research based, integrative statewide programs to better meet the needs of limited-resource and socially-disadvantaged audiences. Provides guidance and training for Extension County and Campus based Program staff in developing and administering program planning, implementation, assessment, and reporting strategies and techniques, consistent with the philosophy, policy and overall mission, goals and educational objectives of the North Carolina A&T Cooperative Extension Program. This position is also responsible for reporting program impacts and results to relevant stakeholder groups.
The Program Development and Evaluation Specialist 1) works with North Carolina State Universitys program and organizational development leader, program evaluation state leader, and evaluation and accountability coordinator to ensure that the states Evaluation and Reporting System (ERS) reflects the needs of NC A&Ts Cooperative Extension Program; 2) provides leadership and collaboration with appropriate administrators, program leaders and others in the development of program accomplishment materials to be provided to policy makers and other special audiences; 3) develops educational materials and training opportunities focusing on program planning, implementation, evaluation, and accomplishment reporting, strategies for campus-based and county level Extension staff; and 4) develops, in conjunction with the Cooperative Extension Program management team and the Agricultural Research Program staff, strategies and procedures for program evaluation and accountability efforts that meet local, state and federal accountability and reporting requirements.
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Minimum education level :
Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. from an accredited university in a field related to the duties of this position, such as evaluation education, measurement, adult education, psychology, agricultural education, or extension education.
Demonstrated skills in program evaluation and social science research methodology.
Experience with quantitative and qualitative evaluation techniques.
Demonstrated skills in the use of computers, including internet, word processing, spreadsheets and database management programs.
Experience with statistical analysis and various statistical software.
Teaching and training experience in formal and/or non-formal educational settings.
Years of experience :
In addition to the Ph.D., three or more years of professional experience in Cooperative - Extension or educational program evaluation.
Experience planning, implementing, marketing and evaluating educational programs.
Ability to interact and gain support from constituencies outside the university such as business and industry, state and federal agencies and non-profit and private foundations.
Travel Requirements:
Some travel may be required
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Contact :
Barbara Board
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Application Instructions :
If you are invited to interview you must bring the official transcripts for all degree's obtained. 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. NCA&T does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator at