Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Extension Educator - Beef Systems (Webster County)
University or Organization :
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
State or Territory :
Nebraska
Application Deadline :
Jun 10, 2018
 
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Location :
Red Cloud, NE
Area, Department or Unit :
West Central Research & Extension Center
Full/Part Time :
Full-time
Salary :
Negotiable
Start Date:
None Stated
Description:
Do you have the drive to help us with critical issues facing the beef industry? Can you be a strong regional expert and develop focused, comprehensive learning programs on topics such as pasture and forage management, secondary forage crops, utilization of crop residues and alternative feeds, planning resiliency to drought into grass and forage resources?University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is an organization that values individuals who excel, adapt easily, exhibit passion for helping others, and are excellent communicators. As a member of the UNL Extension team you will collaborate with research and extension faculty who are leaders in their field. You will work with high performing teams to create and deliver world class, innovative learning experiences that empower Nebraskans to improve their lives around critical issues. We have an excellent opportunity for a full-time faculty position located in Red Cloud, Nebraska and serving south central Nebraska. We want individuals who are self-directed and able to work in a flexible environment. The focus of this position will be Beef Systems.Required Qualifications: Masters degree required in Agronomy with emphasis in Range Science and Forage Management, and/or Animal Science, with emphasis in Ruminant Nutrition.Successful experience teaching in a formal and or non-formal setting. Demonstrated ability to communicate (i.e. publications, presentations, web, and social media). Demonstrated ability to effectively work as part of a team. Working knowledge of pasture and grass management, as well as experience with secondary forage crops and crop residue.Preferred Qualifications: Experience in working with individuals, coworkers, and teams to accomplish individual and/or group goals, as evidenced by college, career, and/or community activities.Outstanding leadership skills as demonstrated by roles in college, career, and/or community activities. Ability to utilize electronic and online technologies for educational program delivery. Understanding of different ethnic and socioeconomic audiences and a commitment to developing and delivering both inclusive and targeted programming.Successful experience in developing financial support for educational programs including grant writing, fund generation, contracting and/or cost recovery efforts.Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and programs. Minimum of 2 years experience with agricultural production similar to Nebraska systems.Review of applications will begin on 06/10/2017. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found or search is closed. Candidates must apply online at http://employment.unl.edu. (Requisition number: F_170055). Click on the Apply for this position button above or below; or sign on and complete or review existing Information Form. You will be required to attach the following documents: - Cover Letter - Resume - List of three professional references - Unofficial (or official) transcripts, or grade report listing courses taken, the institution where they were taken and final grade, must be attached to the online application (as Other), or attached to an email and sent to jmackin1@unl.edu, or faxed to 402-624-8010. Please make sure to blacken out your social security number before you send or upload your transcripts/grade report.The University of Nebraska Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
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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 :
Masters degree required in Agronomy with emphasis in Range Science and Forage Management, and/or Animal Science, with emphasis in Ruminant Nutrition.
Years of experience :
Travel Requirements:
Some travel is required. Must meet driver standards according to UNL policy and have a valid driver's license. Criminal history background check will be conducted.
Other Requirements:
Criminal history background check will be conducted.

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Jodi Mackin
Phone Number with Area Code :
402-469-0273
Application Instructions :
Review of applications will begin on 06/10/2017. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found or search is closed. Candidates must apply online at http://employment.unl.edu. (Requisition number: F_170055). Click on the Apply for this position button above or below; or sign on and complete or review existing Information Form. You will be required to attach the following documents: - Cover Letter - Resume - List of three professional references - Unofficial (or official) transcripts, or grade report listing courses taken, the institution where they were taken and final grade, must be attached to the online application (as Other), or attached to an email and sent to jmackin1@unl.edu, or faxed to 402-624-8010. Please make sure to blacken out your social security number before you send or upload your transcripts/grade report.