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Extension Faculty - Boundary Co.- Agronomy, Small Farms, Horticulture, 4-H Youth Development

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University of Idaho

Extension Faculty - Boundary Co.- Agronomy, Small Farms, Horticulture, 4-H Youth Development


Location: Off Campus Location - Boundary County - Bonners Ferry

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
University of Idaho Extension, Northern District, is seeking applicants for a 12-month, tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor, Extension Educator. The Educator will provide overall leadership, applied research and organization for educational programs in production agriculture, small farm production, urban horticulture and 4-H youth development in Boundary County. This position will also provide agronomic, small farms and horticulture educational programming in the other counties of Northern Idaho as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • An earned Master of Science Degree from an accredited institution in an agricultural area that may include, Agronomy, Crop Science, Horticulture, Agriculture Education, Extension Education, or other Agricultural Science degree.
  • Experience and ability to work collaboratively with individuals and organizations from a range of public and private perspectives.
  • Ability to adapt research materials for effective written and oral presentations.
  • Demonstrated competency related skills such as teaching, problem solving, communication, conflict management, relationship building and leadership development.
  • Ability to work well in a team, provide effective leadership for Extension programming.
  • Computer literacy and competence in using technology for program delivery, record keeping, reporting, and team-based communications.
  • A Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with program audiences.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in Extension as an Educator.
  • Demonstrated ability to design innovative and effective educational programs in response to local needs; implement programs and evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Leadership and work experience in crop production, small farm production and horticulture.
  • Experience in grant application and administration.
  • Experience working in youth development programs.


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Physical ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs.
  • Willing and able to travel and adjust to a flexible schedule (i.e., Participate in evening and weekend programs).
Must possess a valid driver’s license. Physical ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs. Willing and able to travel and adjust to a flexible schedule (i.e., Participate in evening and weekend programs).


Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: F001042P

Posting Date: 06/24/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by July 22, 2022 will receive first consideration.

Along with your on-line application, write a letter of qualification addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed.

In addition, your application materials must include a CV, names & contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and unofficial transcripts.

For questions, please contact:Jim ChurchNorthern District [email protected]

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.







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