Extension County Manager

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleExtension County ManagerRequisition NumberRE18985Working TitleDepartment Name81314: KCES District 4Work LocationWinchester, KYGrade Level00Salary RangeType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education

No set minimum requirements.

Click here for more information about equivalencies:http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalenciesRequired 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 lbs.


Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) with evenings and weekends as needed. Most weeks will exceed 40 hours.

Job Summary

Extension County Manager

Location: Clark County, KY

The Extension County Manager will provide leadership for all aspects of the Cooperative Extension Service in Clark 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 economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

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.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Supervision & leadership experience

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? YesPreferred Education/Experience

Masters Degree plus 4 years of experience in Cooperative Extension Service

Deadline to Apply07/16/2019University 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. * Please select which of the following best represents your highest level of education completed.
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • All But Dissertation
    • PhD
  3. * 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
  4. * How many years of experience do you have providing supervision and leadership?
    • None
    • More than 0, but less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year, but less than 5 years
    • More than 5 years, but less than 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  5. * 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 DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Academic Transcript
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 6/26/2019
    Application Due: 8/16/2019
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