Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Lecturer II or Assistant Professor, Extension Educator
University or Organization :
University of Nevada, Reno Extension
State or Territory :
Nevada
Application Deadline :
None Stated
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Lecturer II or Assistant Professor, Extension Educator- Lander County
Keywords separated by commas :
extension, educator, professor, lecturer, community development, children, youth, families, horticulture, agriculture, health, nutrition
Location :
Battle Mountain, NV
Area, Department or Unit :
University of Nevada, Reno Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full
Salary :
Start Date:
None Stated
Description:
The University of Nevada, Reno Extension is recruiting for a full-time, 12-month Lecturer II, non-tenure track or an Assistant Professor, Extension Educator, tenure-track for its Lander County Nevada location. This position will reside in Battle Mountain, NV.The primary role of this position is to establish a non-formal (non-credit) community-based education program focused upon identified local needs in Agriculture/Natural Resources (ranching), Community Development, Children, Youth and Families, Health and Nutrition, and Horticulture. Extension Educators use peer-reviewed research as the foundation of their educational programming. This position assesses community needs, develops and implements relevant educational programming, and documents program outcomes and impacts. Additional roles and responsibilities include: 1) creating appropriate community-based research, scholarly and/or creative works (peer-reviewed extension and journal publications, presentations at professional meetings, use of electronic media, etc.); 2) providing subject matter expertise to colleagues in Cooperative Extension and/or the University of Nevada, Reno; 3) securing resources (grants, gifts, budget enhancements) as needed; 4) providing professional development to peers, collaborators, and self; 5) providing oversight and management of the Lander County Extension Office; and 6) assuming professionalism with all internal and external audiences, ensuring proactive communication. This position provides oversight of the 4-H staff and program and serves as the local university liaison with county government. The typical role statement for Extension Educators is 70% teaching, 25% scholarship, research and creativity, and 5% service (community, college, university, and professional societies). This position requires a commitment to work effectively with diverse cultural and community interests and to develop and maintain solid working relationships within the community.
Position Category:
Faculty
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
Required QualificationsLecturer II, Extension Educator, non-tenure track Masters degree is required in one of the following broad fields: Youth and Family Development, Rural Sociology, Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Community Development, Economic Development or other related degree programs.Assistant Professor, Extension Educator, tenure-track A Ph.D. degree is required in one of the following broad fields: Youth and Family Development, Rural Sociology, Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Community Development, Economic Development or other related degree programs.The successful candidate will be expected to:Work a flexible schedule, with periodic evening and weekend workPerform manual labor, lift heavy objects greater than 20 pounds, drive long distances and work in inclement weatherWork alone for extended periods and interact collegially with small and large teamsPeriodically travel throughout the state to assist with multi-county or statewide efforts related to subject matter expertise or attend area and state-wide Extension meetings Preferred QualificationsAt least two years experience in organizational development in a community education settingExperience in collaboration with the county government in budgeting, program development, and evaluationExperience in developing community collaborations and partnershipsExperience in youth development leadership relevant (similar) to oversight of a 4-H programExperience in community education program developmentExperience in program evaluationExperience with community needs assessmentsExperience with fund developmentAbility to interpret and conduct statistical analysis
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 :
Lecturer II, Extension Educator, non-tenure track Masters degree is required in one of the following broad fields: Youth and Family Development, Rural Sociology, Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Community Development, Economic Development or other related degree programs.Assistant Professor, Extension Educator, tenure-track A Ph.D. degree is required in one of the following broad fields: Youth and Family Development, Rural Sociology, Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Community Development, Economic Development or other related degree programs.
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Leslie Lynn
Phone Number with Area Code :
7753360242
Application Instructions :
Required Attachment(s)Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu.Attach the following attachments to your application 1) Resume/CV2) Cover Letter3) Contact Information for Three Professional References4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.This posting is open until filledQualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu.