Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Associate Administrator, Cooperative Extension
University or Organization :
North Carolina A&T State University
State or Territory :
N. Carolina
Application Deadline :
None Stated
Descriptive Job Title :
Associate Administrator, Cooperative Extension
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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
The Associate Administrator provides leadership to county operations and state programs for the Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. This position provides visionary leadership for the development and maintenance of a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, issue-based programming agenda that addresses the complexity of issues faced by North Carolinas small, limited resource farmers and limited resource communities, youth and families and lead to the fulfillment of the organizational vision and mission.This position is housed on the campus of N.C. A&T State University and reports to the Associate Dean/Extension Administrator. The Associate Administrator supervises two Program Leaders (ANR and 4-H/CRD/FCS), two Regional Program Coordinators (East and West), one Program Development and Evaluation Specialist, and an administrative support staff position. This positions works in cooperation with members of the Extension leadership team to ensure the collaborative nature of programming efforts involving Extension state and county staff.
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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 (CAES). The mission of Cooperative Extension at A&T is to provide educational programs that inspire North Carolinas under-served farmers, individuals, youth, and communities to make decisions to improve their lives. We offer programming in four main areas 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), Community and Rural Development (CRD), and Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS). Together with our 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 is locally available through the 101 County Extension Centers located in every county in North Carolina and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Nation (EBCI). The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T has staff located in approximately half of NC County Extension Centers.
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Minimum education level :
An earned Ph.D./Ed.D. in an academic discipline of agriculture, family and consumer sciences, community development, rural sociology, adult education or closely related field.Seven years of experience in Cooperative Extension planning, organizing and leading people at the national, state and/or regional/district level.Demonstrated expertise in the development and implementation of successful extension/outreach programming.Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of funding policies for federal/state/grant sources. Experience with resource development and monitoring.Experience communicating effectively with administrators, faculty, limited resource audiences, and other stakeholders.Experience functioning effectively as part of a senior administrative team.Ability to interact and gain support from constituencies outside the University, such as business and industry, state and federal agencies, non-profits and private foundations.
Years of experience :
Graduate level courses in program development, evaluation, administration, adult education and leadership development. More than ten years of experience in Cooperative Extension planning, organizing and working with people at the national, state and/or regional/district level.
Travel Requirements:
Some travel will be required.
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Contact :
Lonnette Marsh
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Application Instructions :
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, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.