Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
EPSCoR/Extension Outreach Coordinator
University or Organization :
UW Extension
State or Territory :
Wyoming
Application Deadline :
Jun 08, 2017
 
Descriptive Job Title :
EPSCoR/Extension Outreach Coordinator (non-extended Term Assistant University Extension Educator)
Keywords separated by commas :
Agricultural Economics, Communications, Enviroment & Natural Resources, Bio-Energy
Location :
Albany County, Laramie Wyoming located in Southeastern Wyoming.
Area, Department or Unit :
University of Wyoming Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education, experience, & availability of funds. Annual appointment with potential to be reappointed for up to three years.
Start Date:
Jun 26, 2017
Description:
An EPSCoR collaboration among scientists and researchers at the University of Wyoming (UW), Montana State University (MSU), and University of South Dakota (USD) is evaluating the consequences of a bioenergy, and carbon capture and sequestration (or BECCS) economy in the Upper Missouri River Basin (UMRB). The UMRB BECCS Collaborative will work with agricultural, land manager and energy development stakeholders to design future BECCS land-use scenarios, and to evaluate the consequences of those scenarios on ecological and socio-economic systems.As a key member of this collaboration, the Outreach Coordinator will serve as a liaison between project scientists, the projects Extension Specialists, and regional university Extension and outreach personnel to develop and deliver outreach and education to key public stakeholder groups. These stakeholder groups include agricultural producers, community and tribal associations, state and federal land managers, policy-makers, industry representatives, and university administrators. The individual filling this position will also coordinate with EPSCoR project staff at each institution to provide materials to support elementary through high school education programs as appropriate. As part of the EPSCoR collaboration, the Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating outreach from the project to Extension clientele (including stakeholders, Extension specialists and agents, and Tribal representatives) across all UMRB states, and coordinate with MSU Extended University to develop and deliver educational programs and materials.Primary duties include but are not limited to: Developing competence in, and remaining current on, project progress and outputs through self-directed reading and professional contacts with project participants. Planning, conducting, and evaluating outcomes for programs to meet project outreach objectives. Facilitating communication between stakeholders, Extension specialists, Tribal representatives, and project scientists and collaborators. Developing, promoting, and disseminating educational materials for project stakeholder groups.
Position Category:
Professional
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
to carry out the functions
of this job? :
yes

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
*An earned masters degree from an accredited college or university. One degree must have been awarded in agricultural economics, agricultural communication, environment and natural resources, or related field.*Proficient, professional written and verbal communication skills.*Ability to use Microsoft Office applications.
Years of experience :
Travel Requirements:
Ability to travel, including a valid drivers license and satisfactory driving record to meet UW driver qualifications (found at http://www.uwyo.edu/auxserv/fleet/Official-Vehicle-Policy/OVP.pdf)
Other Requirements:

LINKS

Application URL:
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Ann Roberson
Phone Number with Area Code :
307-766-3566
Application Instructions :
1. Complete online UW application including uploading a detailed letter of intent specifically addressing qualifications relative to the responsibilities and minimum/preferred qualifications of the position and a current resume/curriculum vitae all as one document.2. Send copies of all college transcripts (official transcripts required at time of hiring) and two (2) letters of reference from individuals who can address professional qualifications to mrober38@uwyo.edu.For specific position information, contact: Benjamin Rashford, Associate Professor Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics University of Wyoming Phone: (307)766-6474 Email: brashfor@uwyo.eduThe University of Wyoming is committed to equal opportunity for all persons in all facets of the University's operations and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. For a full statement, please see http://www.uwyo.edu/diversity/fairness/.