Position Summary

Position Description


Required Qualifications

Completed bachelor’s degree. Conferred degree must be in agriculture, natural resources, animal science, range/livestock management, education, youth development or a closely related field (Please note, a successful candidate without a completed master’s degree will be required to complete a master’s degree within five years from the start of employment to advance through the faculty ranks. Failure to do so will result in termination unless a compelling reason is accepted by the Vice President of Engagement and Extension). 3 years professional experience relevant to the Essential Job Duties (below) of this position. Course work and/or professional experience must provide a broad and significant understanding of; conducting effective educational programs for both youth and adult audiences, working with people as individuals and in groups, forging equitable and successful partnerships with other professionals and organizations, ability to lead, ability to communicate through teaching, public speaking/presentation and writing as demonstrated through application materials and experience, using technology in managing and/or delivering educational programs. Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date. The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date; Extension will not sponsor a visa for this position. Faculty rank will be determined by candidate’s academic credentials and professional experience (Faculty Rank Supplemental PDF).

Preferred Qualifications

Completed master’s degree. Successful professional experience in youth development, livestock, range management, natural resources, and community development. Experience in providing livestock educational programs or information to youth and youth program leaders. Experience in identifying audience needs, developing programs and evaluating impacts of programs. Knowledge of and experience with methods of conflict resolution, facilitation, and public issues education. Demonstrated ability to generate extramural funds (grants, contracts, and cost recovery efforts). Bilingual in English and Spanish.