Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Extension Assistant/Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences Salt Lake
University or Organization :
Utah State University
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Application Deadline :
None Stated
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Assistant/Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences Salt Lake
Keywords separated by commas :
FCS, Faculty, Extension
Location :
Salt Lake City
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Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Start Date:
Sep 01, 2019
Utah State University Extension invites applications for a Family and Consumer Sciences Extension faculty position. This is a 12-month, fiscal-year appointment and is available immediately. 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. Extension faculty have Salt Lake county, regional, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the county Extension building in Salt Lake City, Utah. We welcome candidates with diverse interests related to family and consumer sciences such as parenting and relationship education, family finance and housing education, family resiliency and self-sufficiency, life skills, health and wellness, mental health, nutrition, food sciences, food safety, food preservation, poverty reduction and/or food security initiatives, or similar. This estimated start date for this position is September 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 ranks.ResponsibilitiesProvide leadership to Extension activitiesDevelop, implement, and evaluate programs for adults and youthDevelop partnerships and employ innovative approaches to reach clientele and new audiencesPursue internal and external funding to support Extension programmingDocument impacts and produce scholarly publications based on Extension programmingManage budgets, personnel, and volunteersServe diverse audiences and support the civil rights mandate of Utah State University ExtensionServe and collaborate with other Extension and University personnel, community and government agencies, and stakeholdersOther duties as assigned
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Minimum education level :
Extension Assistant/Associate faculty ranks require an earned Master's degree in a Family and Consumer Sciences discipline, or related area.
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QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:Extension Assistant/Associate faculty ranks require an earned Master's degree in a Family and Consumer Sciences discipline, or related area.Ability to plan, organize and direct educational programsExperience in teaching adult and/or youth audiencesExcellent oral and written English communication skillsAbility to act as a liaison between federal, state, university, and county clienteleDemonstrated ability to work independently and as a team memberMust have access to reliable transportationPreferred Qualifications:Experience with:Program development and/or delivery related to Family and Consumer Sciences or similarUsing various technology platforms for the creation and dissemination of educational webinars, on-line classes, and educational video productionsSkills and experience with: Implementing applied research activitiesGrant writingRecruiting, supervising, and working with volunteersSupervising part-time staffWorking with diverse, low income and under-served audiencesMarketing and community engagement via Social mediaFostering positive relationships with related organizations/agenciesFostering positive relationships with community stakeholdersAbility to communicate effectively in SpanishPrior experience with the Land Grant University System


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Andree' Walker
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