Position Summary

Salary and Other Benefits

Commensurate with Experience

Position Description

University of Idaho


Extension Faculty – Agriculture & 4-H Youth Development


Location: Off Campus Location – Nezperce, ID


Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences


Employee Category: Faculty


Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience


Full/Part Time: Full Time


Position Summary:


The Northern District is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor for an Extension Educator. The Extension Educator will provide leadership in all county and some district agriculture programs (60%). The Educator will provide assistance in university outreach where appropriate. They will plan, develop, implement, evaluate, and report agricultural programs for stakeholders and clientele. In addition, the Educator will provide county and multi-county support for 4-H Youth Development programs (25%). In addition, the Educator will serve as administrative chair of the Lewis County Extension Office, supervising county staff, negotiating, and managing the county budget and building and maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders (15%).


Minimum Qualifications:


• Master of Science Degree from an accredited institution in agricultural area that may include, crop science, plant science, soil science, horticulture, Agricultural Economics, or related Agricultural Science degrees.

• Experience and ability to work collaboratively with individuals and organizations from a wide range of public and private perspectives.

• Ability to adapt research materials for effective oral and written presentation

• Willing and able to travel and adjust to a flexible schedule (i.e. participate in evening and weekend programs)


Preferred Qualifications:


• At least 3 years of experience in agriculture (relevant experience acquired within last 5 years preferred)

• Ability to work well in a team and provide effective instruction, support, marketing, and promotion for Extension programs.

• Computer literacy and good written and verbal communication skills.

• Experience in hiring and supervising office staff.

• Experience working with youth development programs


Posting Number: F000965P


Posting Date: 12/22/2021


Open Until Filled: Yes


Special Instructions:


Applications received by January 31, 2022 will receive first consideration.


Along with your on-line application, write a letter of qualification addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed.


In addition, your application materials must include a CV, names & contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and unofficial transcripts.


For questions, please contact:


Carrie Reese or Mike Howell


Northern District Extension Office


Reese-208-292-2522 /Howell-208-292-2549




Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.


To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/2730570


EEO Statement


University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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