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Extension Assistant/Associate Professor - Agriculture
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Utah State University
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Extension Assistant/Associate Professor - Agriculture
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Logan, Utah, United States
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Requisition: F1800411 Open Date: 11/01/2018Review Date: 12/01/2018Job Category: FacultyDepartment: Northern RegionCollege/Unit: Cooperative ExtensionLocation: Extension SitePosting Duration: Open Until FilledPosition Summary:Utah State University Extension invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track Regional County Agriculture Extension faculty position. Extension faculty develop, provide, evaluate, and coordinate research-based educational programs for youth and adults. Extension faculty also recruit, train, and supervise volunteer leaders and serve as a liaison between local clientele, other resource agencies, and Utah State University administrators, faculty, and programs. As this Extension position is regional, office space is provided at the USU/Weber County Extension office in Ogden and the USU/Morgan County Extension office in Morgan, Utah. This position will field agricultural related calls and offer regional programming to Davis County also. We welcome candidates with diverse interests related to Agriculture. Position will begin January 1, 2019.Rank will be commensurate with experience, qualifications and current rank. Appointment opportunities include Extension Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track). A Master's Degree is required for Extension Assistant/Associate Professor ranks.Responsibilities:*Provide leadership to Extension activities such as small acreage pasture management, urban and small farms agriculture production, livestock production, range management, and crops.*Develop, implement, and evaluate programs for adults. Collaborate and implement programs for youth as needed such as Farm Field Days and Water Fairs.*Develop partnerships and employ innovative approaches to reach clientele and new audiences such as the development of on-line courses and educational videos.*Work with on-campus specialists in developing applied research projects, program development, and delivery to clientele.*Pursue external and internal funding to support Extension programming.*Document impacts and produce scholarly publications based on Extension programming.*Manage budgets, personnel, and volunteers.*Serve diverse audiences and support the civil rights mandate of Utah State University Extension.*Serve and collaborate with other Extension and University personnel, community and government agencies, and stakeholders.Dept/College Highlights:Utah State University ( is Utah's Land-Grant Institution with an approximate enrollment of 28,000 students. Through the Extension system, the University extends research-based information across the state. Extension faculty support elected officials and citizens in all 29 Utah counties. Utah State University is sensitive to the needs of dual-career couples.County specific information is available at http://www.webercountyut.gov Qualifications:*A completed Master's degree in the areas of animal science, range science/management, Extension Education, agronomy/crop science, or other closely related agricultural fields.*Ability to plan, organize, direct, and collect impacts for educational programs.*Experience in teaching adult audiences.*Excellent oral and written English communication skills.*Ability to act as a liaison between federal, state, university, and county clientele.*Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.*Must have a current driver's license, auto insurance, and access to reliable transportation.Preferred Qualifications:*Experience with program development and/or delivery related to small acreage pasture management.*Experience with technical assistance for urban and small farm agriculture producers.*Experience with program development and/or delivery related to livestock production (especially beef cattle), dairy cattle, range management, and crop production.*Skills and experience with implementing applied research activities.*Skills and experience with grant writing.*Skills and experience with recruiting, supervising, and working with volunteers.*Skills and experience with low income and under-served audiences.*Skills and experience with social media.*Skills and experience in developing on-line courses.*Skills and experience with related organizations/agencies and fostering positive relationships with community stakeholders.*Prior experience with the Land Grant University System.*Fluency in Spanish.Opportunity Type: Full-Time w/benefits packagePercent of Time or Hours per Week: 100%Advertised Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefitsSee for more information and to apply online.Notice of Non-discriminationIn its programs and activities, Utah State University does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:USU Interim Title IX CoordinatorAffirmative Action/Equal OpportunityScott Bodily Old Main Rm. 161435-797-1266For further information on notice of non-discrimination:U.S. Department of EducationOffice for Civil Rights303-844-5695OCR.Denver@ed.govApply Here: PI105454047
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