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Extension Assistant/Associate Professor - Livestock/4-H - USU Extension, Box Elder County
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Extension Assistant/Associate Professor - Livestock/4-H - USU Extension, Box Elder County
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Requisition: F1700241Open Date: 03/06/2017Review Date: 04/06/2017Job Category: FacultyDepartment: Northern RegionCollege/Unit: Cooperative ExtensionLocation: Extension SitePosting Duration: Open Until FilledPosition Summary:Utah State University Extension invites applications for a Livestock/Range/4-H Extension faculty position. 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 Box Elder county, regional, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the county Extension building in Brigham City, Utah. We welcome candidates with diverse interests related to livestock and range management. We also welcome candidates with diverse 4-H interests such as livestock, dairy, and poultry.Responsibilities:* Provide leadership to Extension activities, including 4-H* Develop, implement and evaluate programs for adults and youth* Develop partnerships and employ innovative approaches to reach clientele and new audiences* Work with on-campus specialists in developing applied research projects and program development and delivery to clientele* Pursue internal and external funding to support Extension programming* Document impacts and produce scholarly publications based on Extension programming* Manage budgets, personnel, and volunteers* Serve diverse audiences and support the civil rights mandate of Utah State University Extension* Serve and collaborate with other Extension and University personnel, community and government agencies, and stakeholdersDept/College Highlights:Utah State University ( is Utah's Land-Grant Institution with an approximate enrollment of 28,000 students. Through the Extension system, the University extends research-based information across the state. Extension faculty support elected officials and citizens in all 29 Utah counties. Utah State University is sensitive to the needs of dual-career couples.County specific information is available at Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications:* An earned Master's degree with at least one degree being in Animal Science or directly related field* Ability to plan, organize and direct educational programs* Experience in teaching adult and/or youth audiences* Excellent oral and written English communication skills* Ability to act as a liaison between federal, state, university, and county clientele* Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member* Must have a current driver's license, auto insurance, or access to reliable transportationPreferred Qualifications:* Experience with program development and/or delivery related to Livestock and Range Management* Experience with program development and/or delivery related to 4-H Livestock and Poultry programs* Skills and experience with implementing applied research activities* Skills and experience with grant writing* Skills and experience with recruiting, supervising, and working with volunteers* Skills and experience with low income and under-served audiences* Skills and experience with social media* Skills and experience with related organizations/agencies and fostering positive relationships with community stakeholders* Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish* Prior experience with the Land Grant University SystemOpportunity Type: Full-Time w/benefits packagePercent of Time or Hours per Week: 100%Advertised Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefitsSee for more information and to apply online.Employment in this position is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Utah State University is an AA/EO Employer and encourages gender and ethnic diversity.Apply Here:
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