Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Horticulture/Veterans Liaison Extension Educator
University or Organization :
Michigan State University Extension
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Application Deadline :
Nov 21, 2019
Descriptive Job Title :
Keywords separated by commas :
extension, educator, horticulture, veteran, veteran liaison
Location :
Kalamazoo or Van Buren County, MI
Area, Department or Unit :
Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education and experience
Start Date:
None Stated
As part of MSU Extension (MSUE) and the Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute (AABI), this position has dual responsibilities providing local as well as statewide leadership and educational programming expertise as a Veterans Liaison in alignment with Consumer Horticulture. This position collaborates across work teams, Institutes and community groups, and works with faculty, specialists and educators for advancement of the needs of the Institute clientele; designs, implements and evaluates programming based on basic and applied research and the needs of clientele groups; ensures dissemination of research-based information through various methods, including multi-media, personal education and written articles; and, serves as an informational resource for Extension personnel and clientele. This position will be based in Kalamazoo or Van Buren County with specific focus on veteran clientele of Van Buren County. Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
This position is a full-time, fixed term end dated appointment.Application Deadline: November 11, 2019.MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension employment opportunities are open to eligible/qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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Minimum education level :
Masters degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to horticulture must be earned by date of hire.
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Contact :
Karlena Rajel
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