Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
County Extension Director - Guilford County (Greensboro)
University or Organization :
North Carolina State University
State or Territory :
N. Carolina
Application Deadline :
Apr 25, 2019
 
Descriptive Job Title :
County Extension Director
Keywords separated by commas :
leadership, director, agriculture, community, urban, Greensboro, management
Location :
Greensboro, North Carolina
Area, Department or Unit :
N.C. Cooperative Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
$50,000 - $95,000
Start Date:
Jun 01, 2019
Description:
The major responsibility of the job is to provide leadership for and coordinate the efforts of the county Extension staff in developing an effective total county Extension education program. Other responsibilities include organizing and allocating resources, marketing the Extension program, preparing budgets, maintaining administrative relationships, interpreting and communicating policy, teaching, evaluating, and reporting in the assigned county.The major responsibility of the job is to provide leadership for and coordinate the efforts of the county Extension staff in developing an effective total county Extension education program. Other responsibilities include organizing and allocating resources, marketing the Extension program, preparing budgets, maintaining administrative relationships, interpreting and communicating policy, teaching, evaluating, and reporting in the assigned county.
Position Category:
Unit Leader, Manager, County Extension Director
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
North Carolina Cooperative Extension gives our residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications, and events, Cooperative Extension field faculty deliver unbiased, research-based information to North Carolina citizens.Greensboro is a diverse community located halfway in between the mountains and the coast. Our residents enjoy a rich quality of life flavored by a vibrant downtown, 80 miles of walking and biking trails, close access to state-of-the-art healthcare, and a variety of cultural opportunities.Greensboro comes alive in the spring with waves of blooms and green, tree-lined streets framing the community with new life.For more information, please visit: http://www.greensboro.org/The Guilford County Extension Office has a staff of approximately 15 agents and support staff and their work centers on the needs of a diverse urban community including volunteers, urban agriculture, business, family and consumer issues and also the remaining traditional agriculture that exists in the outskirts of Greensboro.
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 :
The minimum requirements for the County Extension Director is either a (i) Masters degree from an accredited institution in a field related to Extension/educational programming, administration, organizational leadership, or public administration and a minimum of (3) three years of service with Cooperative Extension or similar work experience in a university or community outreach organization or program; or (ii) a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in a field related to Extension/educational programming, administration, organizational leadership, or public administration and a minimum of (10) ten years of service with Cooperative Extension or similar work experience in a university or community outreach organization or program. A candidate applying with a Bachelors degree and less than 10 years of experience must be actively enrolled in an accredited graduate degree program and confer the degree within one year of hire. Administrative and supervisory experience including experience with human resource development, fiscal resource management, and external relations is strongly preferred.
Years of experience :
Potential candidates should have skills, abilities, or experience in the following areas: demonstrated leadership in Extension programming and management, supervisory experience, and skills in human relations, negotiations, public relations, team building, managing public policy issues, and securing and managing outside funding and resources to develop innovative educational programming.
Travel Requirements:
Travel within the district, as well as occasional travel outside the district is required.
Other Requirements:
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in programming in an agricultural discipline, have experience as a County Extension Director and have the ability to connect with the diverse communities in Guilford County, and especially both the rural and urban agricultural community.

LINKS

Application URL:
This is the link to the official application website.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Susan Kelly
Phone Number with Area Code :
(352) 227-0318
Application Instructions :
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.NC 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