Agriculture Extension Associate Senior

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Job Title:

Agriculture Extension Associate Senior

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Working Title:

Equine Extension Associate

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Work Location:

615 W.P. Garrigus Bldg, Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

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Physical Requirements:

Lift/carry up to 50 lbs; sit/stand for long periods; and working with youth and animals.


Primarily Days; Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; and the position requires some evenings and weekends, as well as travel for events.

Job Summary:

Position leads the youth development activities related to horses and supports adult extension program. Duties include, but not limited to: develop materials to assess program, summarize information, in cooperation with volunteers, youth & agents, develop and implement needed programs. Coordinate KY participation to Southern Regionals, QH congress, Eastern Nationals, provide coaching to individuals and teams, includes department team. Update materials, develop new materials, manage and maintain the 4-H Horse website, 4-H Horse Achievement program levels manual. Other duties as assigned.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

MS Windows, Html, Excel, Word, PDF, PowerPoint, basic photo and video editing skills, and Publisher.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Experience around horses is strongly preferred. Driver’s License Preferred.

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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.




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Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 3/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time