Agriculture Extension Specialist

Lexington, KY
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

Working Title
Extension Specialist for Curriculum Development

Department Name

Work Location
244 Scovell Hall, Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


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.


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


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

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

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

Deadline to Apply

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?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents