Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Open Rank Extension Educator - Watershed Science
University or Organization :
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
State or Territory :
Nebraska
Application Deadline :
Aug 03, 2020
 
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Location :
Lincoln, NE
Area, Department or Unit :
School of Natural Resources
Full/Part Time :
Full-Time
Salary :
Negotiable
Start Date:
None Stated
Description:
Nebraska Extension has an excellent opportunity for a full-time faculty position located in Lincoln, Nebraska and serving statewide. This is a 12-month, non-tenured faculty position. The educators base will be in Lincoln, Nebraska. The subject matter focus for this educator is watershed science, including regional-scale water resources management. The primary responsibility for the Watershed Science Educator is to coordinate the development and delivery of Watershed Science education to adults in Nebraska, including key decision-makers at local and state levels. Collaboration with Nebraska state agencies, including Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy, and local Natural Resources Districts is a critical component of the position. This educator will conduct programming statewide, engage in professional development and be an active participant in the statewide Crops and Water Systems Team.Recognizing that diversity within a context of inclusivity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) and Extension are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of human diversity. We actively encourage applications from and nominations of individuals from underrepresented groups.Required Qualifications:Masters degree required and must be completed prior to the start date; one degree in Environmental Science; Environmental Studies; Water Science; Hydrology; Hydrogeology; Biological, Agricultural, Civil or Environmental Engineering; or closely related field.Successful experience teaching in a formal and/or informal setting.Demonstrated ability to communicate (i.e. publications, presentations, web, and/or social media).Working knowledge of groundwater and/or surface water systems.Preferred Qualifications:Outstanding leadership skills as demonstrated by roles in college, career, and/or community activities.Understanding of different ethnic and socioeconomic audiences and a commitment to developing and delivering both inclusive and targeted programming.Successful experience in developing financial support for educational programs including grant writing, fund generation, contracting and/or cost recovery efforts.Experience in the development and implementation of online educational programs.Review of applications will begin August 3, 2020. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found or search is closed. Candidates must apply online at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_200099. Click Apply for this Job, or sign on and complete or review existing Information Form. You will be required to attach the following documents:- Cover Letter- Resume- List of three professional references- Transcripts (official or unofficial) or grade report listing courses taken, the institution where they were taken and final grade. Transcripts must be attached to the online application (as Other Document), attached to an email and sent to jmackin1@unl.edu, or faxed to 402-624-8010. Please make sure to black out your social security number before you send or upload your transcripts/grade report.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 http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
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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 required and must be completed prior to the start date; one degree in Environmental Science; Environmental Studies; Water Science; Hydrology; Hydrogeology; Biological, Agricultural, Civil or Environmental Engineering; or closely related field.
Years of experience :
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 :
402-469-0273
Application Instructions :
Candidates must apply online at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_200099. Click Apply for this Job, or sign on and complete or review existing Information Form. You will be required to attach the following documents:- Cover Letter- Resume- List of three professional references- Transcripts (official or unofficial) or grade report listing courses taken, the institution where they were taken and final grade. Transcripts must be attached to the online application (as Other Document), attached to an email and sent to jmackin1@unl.edu, or faxed to 402-624-8010. Please make sure to black out your social security number before you send or upload your transcripts/grade report.