Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Area Assistant Cooperative Extension Advisor - Viticulture
University or Organization :
University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
State or Territory :
California
Application Deadline :
Sep 11, 2017
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Area Assistant Cooperative Extension Advisor - Viticulture
Keywords separated by commas :
viticulture, grapes, wine, table, grape concentrate, green, vines, applied, research, extension, cooperative, california, educator, vision, strategic, collaborate, university
Location :
Madera, California
Area, Department or Unit :
Cooperative Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full time
Salary :
55,500 - 72,400/year
Start Date:
Dec 01, 2017
Description:
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTCOOPERATIVE EXTENSION - VITICULTURE ADVISORServing Madera, Merced and Mariposa CountiesAcross 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 an academic advisor to conduct an extension, education and applied research program. The main focus of this position is to develop and integrate all aspects of wine, raisin, table and grape concentrate production in Madera, Merced and Mariposa counties.We seek an advisor who is:An innovative researcher, who can develop an applied research program, evaluate programs, and report accomplishments, results, and potential or actual impacts to scientific and lay audiences,An educator, who can facilitate interactions and information exchange among campus-based academics, CE advisors and community stakeholders,A collaborator, who can develop partnerships and leverage resources to develop, strengthen and expand the local delivery of statewide programs,A visionary, who can complement UC ANRs Strategic Vision, optimizing opportunities for conducting outstanding research and extension programs that meet the needs of Californians. For information about UC ANR, the rich breadth of program scope and delivery visit http://ucanr.edu/.Madera, Merced and Mariposa counties are located in Californias San Joaquin Valley and the Sierra Nevada range foothills. The position headquarters will be Madera County. Please, read about existing programs in these counties at http://cemadera.ucanr.edu/, http://cemerced.ucanr.edu/, and http://cemariposa.ucanr.edu/.This position is an academic career-track appointment; an earned master's degree or other advanced degrees in disciplines such as viticulture, horticulture, plant physiology or a closely related field is required by the appointment date. Background or experience in water management and/or plant mineral nutrition is desired.For a full position vacancy announcement, application procedures, and required academic application form, please visit http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/?jobnum=1225 or contact Karen Ellsworth at kaellsworth@ucanr.edu and refer to position number AP#17-17. To assure full consideration, submit application packet by September 11, 2017 to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu.The University of California offers an attractive benefits package. For more information, please visit the UC Benefits Web site: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/.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. As of January 1, 2014, ANR is a smoke- and tobacco-free environment in which smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes), is strictly prohibited.
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Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
For a full position vacancy announcement, application procedures, and required academic application form, please visit http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/?jobnum=1225 or contact Karen Ellsworth at kaellsworth@ucanr.edu and refer to position number AP#17-17. To assure full consideration, submit application packet by September 11, 2017 to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu.
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ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
An earned master's degree or other advanced degrees in disciplines such as viticulture, horticulture, plant physiology or a closely related field is required by the appointment date. Additional background or experience in water management and/or plant mineral nutrition is desired.
Years of experience :
Travel Requirements:
Other Requirements:
The ability to build partnerships and to work with multidisciplinary teams to address production and environmental challenges is required. Excellent written, public speaking and interpersonal communication skills are required.

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Karen Ellsworth
Phone Number with Area Code :
5307501284
Application Instructions :
Please visit http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/?jobnum=1225 or contact Karen Ellsworth at kaellsworth@ucanr.edu and refer to position number AP#17-17. To assure full consideration, submit application packet by September 11, 2017 to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu.