Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Engagement Zone Coordinator
University or Organization :
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
State or Territory :
Nebraska
Application Deadline :
Sep 01, 2019
 
Descriptive Job Title :
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Location :
Across Nebraska
Area, Department or Unit :
Cooperative Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full-time
Salary :
Negotiable
Start Date:
None Stated
Description:
The Cooperative Extension Division at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is pleased to recruit candidates for ten Coordinator positions to lead multi-county Engagement Zones across Nebraska (https://extension.unl.edu/engagement-zones/). We are seeking candidates who will foster employee success in Extension programming, build strong stakeholder engagement and connect local people to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.Successful candidates will establish an inclusive culture in their Engagement Zone to attract, hire, coach and retain talented Extension professionals. The Coordinator is expected to coach employees to Excellence in Extension (https://extension.unl.edu/excellence-in-extension-for-educators/) and to support professional development in subject matter expertise as well as Extension best practices. The Coordinator will foster strong partnerships with elected officials, Extension Boards and advisory groups including the local Extension Board. In addition, the Coordinator will build collaborative relationships with local leaders that produce beneficial university-community initiatives.Minimum qualifications: Masters Degree in a field normally considered a qualification for Extension work. A minimum of 3 years of experience in Extension or closely related field. Experience in working with individuals, coworkers and/or teams to accomplish individual and/or group goals.Preferred qualifications: Experience in: a) engaging diverse and/or underserved clients/partners; b) the development and delivery of effective educational programs: c) building relationships with stakeholders, elected officials and/or community leaders; and d) resource development (external funding, donations and/or public private partnerships).To view details of the position and make application, go to employment.unl.edu, requisition F_190106. Applicants will be required to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications begins September 1, 2019 and continues until the positions are filled or the search is closed.As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Position Category:
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
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 :
Masters Degree in a field normally considered a qualification for Extension work.
Years of experience :
A minimum of 3 years of experience in Extension or closely related field.
Travel Requirements:
Some travel is required. Must meet driver standards according to UNL policy and have a valid drivers license.
Other Requirements:
Criminal history background check will be conducted.

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Jodi Mackin
Phone Number with Area Code :
4024690273
Application Instructions :
To view details of the position and make application, go to employment.unl.edu, requisition F_190106. Applicants will be required to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications begins September 1, 2019 and continues until the positions are filled or the search is closed.