Extension County Manager - Scott County

Job description

Location: Scott County, KY

Scott County is in Central, Kentucky.

The Extension County Manager will provide leadership for all aspects of the Cooperative Extension Service in Scott County. The County Manager responsibilities include: (1) oversee and ensure quality of educational programming throughout the county; has primary responsibility to ensure completion of county Plan of Work (2) serve as the primary contact and manage the relationship with the District board in the County; serve as primary contact for County Extension Council; coordinating regular meetings; working with committees and agents to ensure a diverse local membership (3) ensure accountability throughout the County Extension service while maintaining positive public relations; (4) supervise and/or oversee all agents and county office staff; (5) develop strong intra-office and intra-county relationships; (6) foster teamwork and collaboration throughout program areas, staff and county partnerships 7) respond to county and Extension issues in a timely manner 8) ensure that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in Extension programs regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

All staff in a county will support the dissemination of useful and practical information on subjects relating to Agriculture, Family Consumer Sciences, 4-H and Community and Rural Development as outlined in the KRS statues 164.605 to 164.675.

Resume, cover letter, transcript(s), and Philosophy of Extension are required at time of application. Please attach your Philosophy using the "Specific Request" upload function for applicant documents.

Job Title
Extension County Manager - Scott County

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
81314: KCES District 4

Work Location
Scott County, KY

Grade Level

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

No set minimum requirements.

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Required Related Experience

No set minimum requirements.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Job related travel including overnight stays; visiting clientele at sites throughout the county (including farms); standing/walking for long periods; handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds


Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm with evenings and weekends as needed. Most weeks will exceed 40 hours.


Supervision & leadership experience

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

MS plus 4 years of experience in Cooperative Extension Service

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. * Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense (felony or misdemeanor) including driving under the influence (DUI)? If yes, please explain giving date(s) and location and complete name at the time.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How many years of paid work experience in Cooperative Extension do you have?
    • None
    • Less than one year, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 11 years, up through 15 years
    • More than 15 years
  3. * 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)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • Facebook
    • Local print media
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Academic Transcript
  4. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/11/2018
    Application Due: 11/1/2018
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