Agriculture Extension Specialist

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Jul 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Extension is seeking an Agriculture Extension Specialist to provide leadership and direction of curriculum, instructional materials and educational media and student organization for Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agents across Kentucky.
This position is one of a team of Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Specialists who support county educators in improving the quality of individual and family life through extension, research and outreach.




Job Title
Agriculture Extension Specialist

Requisition Number
RE11212

Working Title
Extension Specialist for Curriculum Development

Department Name
81330:FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

Work Location
244 Scovell Hall, Lexington, KY

Grade Level
46

Salary Range
$48,526-80,059/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

MS



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http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

3 yrs



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None.



Physical Requirements

This position requires occasional lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds, and loading and/or unloading supplies and materials onto carts.



Shift

Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., some weekends and evening activities may be required as needed.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

MS Windows, Excel, Access, teaching experience, and technical writing.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Yes

Preferred Education/Experience

Driver's license and the ability to drive are preferred.



Deadline to Apply
08/15/2017

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response that best represents your full years paid, full-time employment experience with planning, presenting, and evaluating curriculum.
    • None
    • More than 0, up to 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up to 4 years
    • More than 4 years, up to 6 years
    • More than 6 years
  2. * Please rate your writing skills (Beginner, Intermediate, Proficient, Advanced)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * List your experiences in teaching roles.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

PI98799431