Posting Number F000973P
Position Title Extension Faculty - Bingham County - 4-H Youth Development &
Adult Livestock/Animal Science
Location Off Campus Location - Bingham County--Blackfoot
Division/College Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Department Eastern District
Employee Category Faculty
Classification Group Title Extension Faculty
Tenure Tracking Tenure Track
Rank Negotiable (must be justified)
Interim/Term Appointment No
Pay Range Commensurate with Experience
Type of Appointment Fiscal Year
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
University of Idaho Extension is seeking applicants for a 12-month, tenure
track position as Assistant or Associate Professor, Extension Educator in 4-H
youth development and adult livestock/animal science. This position is located
at the University of Idaho Extension office in Blackfoot, Bingham County. The
Extension educator will provide instruction and support in 4-H youth
development programming (60% of Extension time) and adult livestock/animal
science (40% of Extension time) in Bingham County and the eastern district.
The Extension educator will determine clientele needs and priorities and then
design, market, conduct, and evaluate Extension programs. In addition, the
educator will participate in applicable university, college, Extension,
district and community committees and perform other service/leadership
assignments (5%) and will conduct scholarship/creative activities (5%).
A visa sponsorship is available for the position listed in this vacancy.
Job Duty Function Teaching & Advising
Percentage Of Time 0%
Job Duty Function Scholarship & Creative Activities
Percentage Of Time 5%
Job Duty Function Outreach & Extension
Percentage Of Time 90%
Job Duty Function University Service & Leadership
Percentage Of Time 5%
An earned Master's degree from an accredited institution in youth
development, animal science, Extension education, or a closely related
discipline. The required degree(s) must be completed by the date of
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with
individuals and groups of various social, cultural, economic and
Ability to work effectively as a team player.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Computer literacy and competence in using technology for program delivery,
record keeping, reporting, and team-based communications
Extension experience in 4-H youth development and/or livestock/animal
Ability to design, market, conduct, and evaluate educational programs.
Experience in disseminating research results through scholarly outlets
such as refereed/peer reviewed publications and/or oral presentations.
Supervisory experience of staff and/or volunteers including recruiting,
teaching, supervising, mentoring and managing others.
Experience working with underserved audiences.
Strong organizational skills.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
Degree Requirement Listed degree qualification is required at time of
Posting Date 01/14/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications received by February 14, 2022, will have 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 to the online application, applicants must submit a resume/CV,
letter of qualification and transcripts (unofficial are acceptable). Provide
names and contact information for three references and have each reference
send a letter of recommendation that address the candidate's qualifications
for this position (generic letters of recommendation will not be
considered) to Marnie Spencer, University of Idaho Extension Eastern District
Director, email@example.com. Questions can be directed to Marnie Spencer at
For questions, please contact:
UI Extension Eastern District
Background Check Statement
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass
a criminal background check.
The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and
staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly
encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of
its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces
diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,
disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military
status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and
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