Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Regional Extension Education Director
University or Organization :
Iowa State University
State or Territory :
Iowa
Application Deadline :
Mar 26, 2020
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Regional Extension Educational Director
Keywords separated by commas :
Location :
Various regional positions available in the state of Iowa
Area, Department or Unit :
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Start Date:
Jun 01, 2020
Description:
The Department of County Services in Extension and Outreach with Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for a Regional Extension Education Director. The Regional Director provides leadership to each county Extension council within the region to meet their legal obligations as an elected body and to carry out the roles and responsibilities of an Extension District. The position is the supervisor for county staff, or will supervise a county director who oversees the county staff as detailed in a Memorandum of Understanding between the council and the university. The position oversees program delivery that meets the programmatic needs of the region.There are various regional positions available through out the state of Iowa. The Regional Director initiates strategies for the Extension councils implementation of fiscal management, grant and contract management, human resources and program needs assessment, and oversight. They also work with councils to initiate strategies to develop and oversee volunteer networks and assist extension Councils and staff to identify innovative ways to reach under-served and under-represented audiences and achieve relevant civil rights goals.The Regional Director utilizes a proactive approach within the region to identify needs and cooperate with Extension Program Specialists in determining the appropriate programmatic response. This position coordinates with Program Specialists and County Extension Councils for the future program direction, inter-disciplinary programming, secures resources to support identified needs, and assists in reporting program outcomes.The Regional Director appropriately administers the resources and oversees completion of all system reports for the region. Establishes, organizes, and facilitates networks and coalitions at the regional level to build community capacity. This position may also be involved in regional or multi-state partnerships or programs.The successful candidate will possess the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide variety of individuals and groups. The candidate will also possess the ability to establish partnerships with community leaders. Strong organizational, supervisory, and leadership skills are also a necessity for this position to be successful.
Position Category:
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
Application InstructionsTo apply for this position, go to jobs.iastate.edu. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
to carry out the functions
of this job? :
n/a

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
Master's degree
Years of experience :
5 years of related experience
Travel Requirements:
Travel within the state of Iowa.
Other Requirements:

LINKS

Application URL:
This is the link to the official application website.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Betsy Happe
Phone Number with Area Code :
5152948646
Application Instructions :
To apply for this position go to jobs.iastate.edu. please click on Apply and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.