Position Summary

Salary and Other Benefits

Expected Salary Range: ($ 55,900.00 - $ 70,000.00)

Position Description

JOB SUMMARY:
Leads applied research/Extension statewide program in small grains and sorghum production including development and delivery of cutting edge technology.  Conducts workshops and demonstrations to growers, producers and agricultural industry throughout South Carolina and southeastern United States.  Develop and deliver In-Service Training to Extension Agents.  Other duties as assigned.

JOB DUTIES:
30% – Essential – Education Outreach Support:  Provide support to County Extension Agents and growers.  Conducts demonstrations.  Leads workshops and technology transfer efforts via field days, in-service trainings and printed and web-based media.  Works collaboratively with teams of scientists and engineers at Research & Education Centers as well as on-campus faculty.

25% – Essential – Extension Activities:  Provides leadership to the Agronomic Row Crops team, helps coordinate and participate in state-wide and regional Extension programming and in-service trainings.

15% – Essential – Technology: Leads a regionally recognized applied research program in developing and delivering technology for sorghum and grain production systems.  Researches all aspects of production where application of new techniques and equipment are appropriate.

15% – Essential – Program Funding:  Develops strong extramural funding sources for all programmatic activities.

15% – Essential – Publications:  Publishes results from Extension activities in state and regional Extension publications and Land Grant Press bulletins and fact sheets.  Utilizes electronic media to optimize exposure of growers to results.  Attend regional and national meetings related to Agronomic Row Crops presenting results from original work or summary papers.

Required Qualifications

Education - Master's Degree; Certified Crop Advisor; Work Exp 5+ years.

Preferred Qualifications

Education in Plant Sciences or related field.

Travel Requirements

Overnight Travel

Equal Employer Statement(s)

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

About Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service

Clemson Cooperative Extension helps improve the quality of life of all South Carolinians by providing unbiased, research-based information through an array of public outreach programs in youth development; agribusiness; agriculture; food, nutrition and health; and natural resources. With offices in all 46 counties of the state, Extension works to help support South Carolina’s $42 billion agriculture and forestry industries; strengthen families and communities; improve stewardship of natural resources and the environment; strengthen connections between people and their food; and expose South Carolina youth to opportunities in agriculture, science, technology, engineering and math.