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UI Extension Educator-Washington County, Agriculture and 4-H Youth Development

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 8, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Agriculture & Animal Sciences
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University of Idaho

UI Extension Educator-Washington County, Agriculture and 4-H Youth Development

Location: Off Campus Location - Washington County - Weiser, Idaho

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Southern District is seeking applications for an Associate Extension Educator/Instructor or Sr. Instructor who will provide leadership in all county and some district agriculture programs (65%). The Educator will provide assistance in university outreach where appropriate. They will plan, develop, implement, evaluate, and report agricultural programs for stakeholders and clientele. In addition, the Educator will provide county and multi-county support for 4-H Youth Development in the agricultural project area (20%). In addition, the Educator/Instructor will serve as administrative chair of the Washington County Extension Office, supervising county staff, negotiating and managing the county budget and building and maintaining positive relationships with county commissioners and stakeholders (15%). Position is contingent on funding that requires instructor to be operating as the county chair.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s of Science in agricultural area that may include, Animal Science, Crop Science, Agricultural Economics, Food Systems, Horticulture, Extension Education, or other Agricultural Science degrees.
  • Ability to provide organizational structure and support for a variety of individuals and groups
  • Ability to adapt research materials for effective oral and written presentations
  • Willing and able to travel and adjust to a flexible schedule (i.e. participate in evening and weekend programs).

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Work experience in agriculture (relevant experience acquired within last 5 years preferred).
  • Ability to work well in a team and provide effective instruction, support, marketing and promotion for Extension programs.
  • Computer literacy and good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in hiring and supervising office staff.
  • Knowledge of Hispanic culture and ability to speak/read Spanish.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001043P

Posting Date: 07/01/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by August 1, 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:
Patrick Momont
UI Extension Southern District
(208) 454-7629

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

To apply, please visit:

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

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