Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Extension Assistant/Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences/Finance
University or Organization :
USU Extension - Salt Lake County
State or Territory :
Utah
Application Deadline :
Feb 21, 2020
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Assistant/Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences/Finance
Keywords separated by commas :
Assistant, Associate Professor, Finance, FCS
Location :
Salt Lake City, UT
Area, Department or Unit :
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Start Date:
Apr 01, 2020
Description:
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 personal/family finance, housing education, family resiliency and self-sufficiency, life skills, poverty reduction, entrepreneurship, and small business development, or similar. The estimated start date for this position is April 1, 2020.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.
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
Years of experience :
Travel Requirements:
Other Requirements:
MINIMUM 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 programs. Experience in teaching adult and/or youth audiences. Excellent oral and written English communication skills. Ability to act as a liaison between federal, state, university, and county clientele. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member. Access to reliable transportation. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - Program development and/or delivery related to family and consumer sciences, specifically personal/family resource management or similar. Experience with personal/family finance, housing education, entrepreneurship, small business development, poverty reduction, etc. Using various technology platforms for the creation and dissemination of educational webinars, on-line classes, and educational video productions. Program development and/or delivery related to family and consumer sciences, specifically personal/family resource management or similar. Experience with personal/family finance, housing education, entrepreneurship, small business development, poverty reduction, etc. Using various technology platforms for the creation and dissemination of educational webinars, on-line classes, and educational video productions. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES - Implementing applied research activities. Grant writing,Recruiting, supervising, and working with volunteers. Supervising part-time staff.Working with diverse, low income and under-served audiences.Marketing and community engagement via social media. Fostering positive relationships with related organizations/agencies. Fostering positive relationships with community stakeholders. Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish. Prior experience with the Land Grant University System.

LINKS

Application URL:
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Amanda Christensen
Phone Number with Area Code :
801-829-3472
Application Instructions :
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:Along with the online application, please attach:1. Current CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under Resume/CV. 2. Names, email address and telephone numbers of three references to be submitted at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile. 3. Cover Letter - That includes a description of your research & teaching experiences to be typed/pasted at the end of your application.**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**