Extension Faculty - Bingham County - 4-H Youth Development & Adult Livestock/Animal Science

University of Idaho

United States

February 14, 2022

Description

Posting Details 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 Funding Internal Posting? Position Summary

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. Uncertain

Responsibilities

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%

Required Qualifications

  • 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 hire.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with individuals and groups of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • 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
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Extension experience in 4-H youth development and/or livestock/animal science.
  • 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 application.

    Posting Date 01/14/2022

    Closing Date 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, marniers@uidaho.edu. Questions can be directed to Marnie Spencer at 208-529-8376.

    For questions, please contact:

    Marnie Spencer

    UI Extension Eastern District 208-529-8376 marniers@uidaho.edu

    Background Check Statement

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

    EEO Statement

    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 educational programs.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • List of References
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Qualification
  • Optional Documents

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