Agriculture Extension Director Assistant

Job description

This position will be the leader of all human resources functions within the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. The successful candidate will manage the selection and employment process for all county extension agent positions. Additionally, this position is responsible for creating and providing training to agents and other Extension Service staff. Other roles will include policy development and salary administration.

Job Title
Agriculture Extension Director Assistant

Requisition Number

Working Title
Cooperative Extension HR Leader

Department Name
81170:Program and Staff Development

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

No set minimum requirements.

Click here for more information about equivalencies:

Required Related Experience

No set minimum requirements.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting/standing for prolonged periods; occasionally lifting objects up to 10 lbs.


Primarily days; some evening and weekend functions


Microsoft Office

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

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. * Describe your experience/knowledge of the Cooperative Extension's hiring procedures, which involves input from a county committee.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your relevant HR experience, CES experience, and evidence of continuing education in the field of HR or related subjects.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What has been your experience with behavioral interviewing?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * List any pertinent trainings you have developed or delivered.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * 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
    • Facebook
    • Local print media
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





    Diversity Profile: University



    View more

    Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

    Arrow pointing right
    Job No:
    Posted: 4/14/2018
    Application Due: 5/14/2018
    Work Type: