Agriculture Extension Specialist Pr

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Job TitleAgriculture Extension Specialist PrRequisition NumberRE24722Working TitleDepartment Name81360:4-H CENTRAL OPERATIONSWork LocationLexington, KyGrade Level49Salary Range$68,598-113,173/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Occassional lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs; standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs; risking back injury from moving, lifting or positioning equipment or materials. Sitting, standing or walking for extended periods of time. Performing repetitive motion tasks. Communicating effectively wirh individuals from diverse backgrounds and varied professional levels. Regular job-related travel.


Typically Days, some evenings and/or weekends as workload demands.

Job Summary

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment 4-H department seeks an
Agriculture Extension Specialist Pr. This Extension Specialist provides leadership and direction for the statewide 4-H camping program which includes 4, 4-H Camping facilities around the state. The position coordinates efforts statewide to create new programs for camp, determines necessary policies and procedures for operation, and manages the budget including revenues and expenses. They provide supervision to a dynamic and forward thinking staff that maximizes the potential of the 4-H camping program and creates long term financial sustainability.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Financial and Facility Management, Program Development, Supervision.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? YesPreferred Education/Experience

Camping Related Fields

Driver’s License – preferred

Deadline to Apply10/26/2020University 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 experiences with 4-H Youth Development.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your supervisory experience. Include the number of employees whom you have supervised and the level of supervision you provided (i.e. hiring, discipline, training, delegation, performance management, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience in developing new programs in a camp setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your experience in financial management and reporting in a camp program.

    (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)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 9/29/2020
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