Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Assistant Cooperative Extension Advisor - Dairy
University or Organization :
University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
State or Territory :
Application Deadline :
Aug 14, 2017
Descriptive Job Title :
Assistant Cooperative Extension Advisor - Dairy
Keywords separated by commas :
dairy, science, animal, livestock, large, California, Fresno, Madera, cooperative, extension, applied research,
Location :
Fresno, CA
Area, Department or Unit :
Cooperative Extension
Full/Part Time :
full time
Salary :
55,500 - 72,400/year
Start Date:
Nov 01, 2017
AREA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION ADVISOR DAIRY Serving Fresno and Madera CountiesPosition #AP14-08Submit application packet by Monday, August 14, 2017 via e-mail to with your cover letter, academic application form, curriculum vitae and university transcripts for full consideration.Visit our online job board at to access the required academic application form, position announcement and How to Apply Instructions. This is job posting AP#14-08. Across California, the University of Californias division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is an engine for problem solving. Serving as the bridge between local issues and the power of UC research, our more than 300 campus-based specialists and county-based advisors work as teams to bring practical, unbiased, science-based answers to Californians.We seek a Cooperative Extension advisor who will conduct a locally-based extension, education and applied research program focused on Dairy Science. The Advisor will conduct events across a spectrum of industry issues as they relate to dairy production systems in Fresno and Madera Counties, and will address production issues and sustainability in an integrated approach that considers economic viability and conservation of natural resources including land use, air, water, and energy. Critical issues include reproduction, herd health and related human health issues.The advisor will:develop and implement effective, applied research and education programs to address identified priority needs, evaluate programs, and report accomplishments, results, and impacts,conduct and report regular, comprehensive needs assessments of issues relevant to the local clientele,disseminate useful, science-based information to technical, scientific, industry and lay audiences,develop collaborative teams with UC ANR colleagues, Specialists in CE, AES faculty, CE Advisors, etc.,compliment UC ANRs Strategic Vision, and Cooperative Extensions credibility and visibility. This position is a full time, academic, career-track appointment; a minimum of an earned master's degree is required, though advanced degrees are welcomed, by the appointment start date in disciplines such as dairy or animal science, or a closely related field. SALARY: Beginning salary will be in the Cooperative Extension Assistant Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding the Cooperative Extension Advisor salary scale, please refer to: This position will be headquartered in Fresno, located in Fresno County and serve Fresno and Madera counties. For more information about these counties, please visit: and .Contact Karen Ellsworth at for more details and refer to position listing AP#14-08.Please visit and for University of California benefits, visit .The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Position Category:
Cooperative Extension Advisor
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Minimum education level :
An earned master's degree, or other advanced degrees, in disciplines such as Dairy or Animal Science or a closely related field, is required by the appointment start date.
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Contact :
Karen Ellsworth
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Application Instructions :
Visit the online job board at the multipage position description. Access the academic application form. Submit via e-mail cover letter, completed academic application form, curriculum vitae and all university transcripts in English, with certified English translations by August 14,2017 to