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Agriculture Extension Specialist Senior

Job description



The College of Agriculture, Food & Environment department of 4-H Youth Development seeks an Extension Senior Specialist. This position is focused on supporting the 4-H agent in-service program, family & consumer science/health content area, and grant writing. The incumbent will coordinate and provide leadership for on-going professional development for all 4-H agents in Kentucky by designing a series of in-services aligned with the changing needs of agents. The Specialist Sr. will provide leadership and support as an expert to other Specialists and Agents in the area of 4-H Family and Consumer Science and 4-H Health programming. Additionally, the Specialist Sr. will focus on securing grant dollars that will support State level programs or will be passed along to counties to implement FCS/Health programs in 4-H Family and Consumer Science and 4-H Health programming.




Job Title
Agriculture Extension Specialist Senior

Requisition Number
RE16521

Working Title


Department Name
81360:4-H CENTRAL OPERATIONS

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
48

Salary Range
$58,739-96,907/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

PhD



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Required Related Experience

3 yrs



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

Some lifting; able to stand or sit for long periods; Performing repetitive motion; Intermittent job-related travel.



Shift

Monday - Friday, some evenings and weekends



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Family & Consumer Science experience;Leadership skills; basic computer skills

A candidate for this position will have strong academic or professional experience in health, family, and consumer sciences. They will demonstrate a high degree of ability in organization and planning. A successful candidate for this position will also be able to demonstrate a successful history of grant application and acquisition.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Driver's license preferred.



Deadline to Apply
01/06/2019

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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.



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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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Posted: 12/4/2018
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