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DEADLINE DATE: September 23, 2012. Read more for full details.
Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources Full Description
100% FTE / Gallia County / Gallipolis, Ohio
Job Req: 370268
Deadline: September 23, 2012
- BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources in Gallia County will provide overall leadership to developing and conducting a proactive applied research and education program in agriculture and natural resources to meet current and future needs in farm management, livestock and crop production, food security, home horticulture, commercial horticulture, farm land use issues, innovative agricultural business opportunities, environmental quality and sustainability, renewable energy, and bio-based products. The Educator will also work collaboratively with the team of Extension professionals to provide agriculture and natural resources programming within the Ohio Valley Extension Education and Research Area (EERA).
- QUALIFICATIONS: An earned Master’s degree and at least one degree in agriculture is required. The successful candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills and experience in working with diverse clientele and organizations. Demonstrated success in working as part of a team and initiating collaborative partnerships is sought. Leadership ability and strong teaching and subject matter expertise in at least one area of agriculture is necessary. Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours with a minimum of supervision. Internal and external applicants for positions are also required to accurately self-disclose all criminal convictions when they apply. Background checks will be conducted on internal and external final candidates. Final candidate offer is contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies or practices based upon the criminal background check.