Provides educational leadership in the development, implementation,
management, and evaluation of research-based, integrative statewide
Extension programs that meet the needs of limited-resource and
socially disadvantaged audiences. Delivers training and educational
support materials for Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR)
agents, technicians and their clientele/customers in urban
agriculture (sustainable agriculture and food systems),
consistentwith the philosophy, policy and overall mission, goals
and educational objectives of Cooperative Extension at North
Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. This position
works both individually and collaboratively to plan, deliver, and
assess the effectiveness of Extension programs relating to urban
agriculture with a primary focus on opportunities for farmers to
fill gaps in urban food systems. Secures external research funding
for programs to engage underserved and limited-resource audiences
in the revitalization and profitability of small farms.
This is a non-tenured track faculty (NTTF), twelve-month position
at the rank of "Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice -
Extension Urban Agriculture Specialist" in North Carolina A&T
Cooperative Extension. Position's incumbent is eligible for title
promotion and academically housed in the Department of Natural
Resources and Environmental Design.
As NTTF faculty, this position can be released, up to 25% of time
and effort once per year, to teach for-credit academic coursework.