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University of Nevada, Reno, Cooperative Extension is recruiting for a full-
time, non-tenure track 12-month Lecturer II/Teaching Assistant Professor,
Extension Educator for its Southern Nye County Nevada location in Pahrump.
This position will reside in the Southern Nye County area, preferably the town
of Pahrump, Nevada. The Extension Educator's primary role is to establish and
build a community-wide 4-H Youth Development education program focused upon
identified needs of children, youth and families. This would include
recruitment, training, management and retainment of 4-H members and
volunteers. The Educator would coordinate other program needs such as natural
resources, health and nutrition, agriculture and horticulture programming in
Southern Nye county through collaboration with Specialists and other Extension
programs. This position assesses community needs, develops and implements
relevant educational programming, and documents program outcomes and impacts.
Additional roles and responsibilities include: 1) serving as the local
university liaison with county government 2) securing resources (grants,
gifts, budget enhancements) as needed; 3) providing oversight and management
of the Southern Nye County Extension Office; and 4) assuming professionalism
with all internal and external audiences, ensuring proactive communication.
This position requires a commitment to work effectively with diverse cultural
and community interests and develop and maintain solid working relationships.
The University of Nevada, Reno reserves the right to hire at any level of
Lecturer (I-IV) or Teaching Assistant/Associate/Professor (terminal degree
candidates) that is appropriate for the hire. If you have questions about
title, please inquire during the interview process.
Lecturer II - Master's Degree and related experience
Teaching Assistant Professor - Terminal Degree and related experience
Related Experience: Youth Development, Family Studies, Child Development,
Community Development, or other related degree programs. Experience/Oversight
of a 4-H Youth Development program.
Certification and Licensure
Valid Nevada State Driver's License or ability to obtain one within six
months. Successful fingerprinting / background check
Knowledge of :
Organizational development in a community education setting.
Assessing and determining community needs.
Supervise and manage staff, budgets, and various administrative duties.
Develop community relationships with advocacy, citizen and coalition groups,
stakeholders, university faculty, and other community groups.
Program development, implementation and evaluation.
Utilizing digital and social media related to community programming.
Schedule and Travel Requirements
Variable work schedule
Frequent travel within assigned locations
Teaching Assistant Professor
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary,
moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance
options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability,
along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid
educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please
visit: https: // www. unr.edu/hr/benefits
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-
career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program
to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists
them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.
Extension is an outreach arm of the University, funded by county, state and
federal dollars, that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the
University of Nevada, Reno to residents of southern Nevada. For more
information, please visit the following site: https: // extension.unr.edu/clark-
For questions, please contact:
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Damion Greaves, HR Representative, email@example.com
Pahrump Nevada Profile
Located in the southeast corner of Nye County. It is 60 miles west of Las
Vegas Nevada, and 60 miles east of Death Valley. Pahrump is about 35 miles
long and 8 to 15 miles wide, an area of approximately 364 square miles.
Surrounding the Valley are the Spring Mountain range to the east and the Nopah
Mountains to the west. Pahrump the perfect place to enjoy recreational
activities including hiking, bird watching, wildlife viewing, mountain biking,
off-roading, camping and car racing at the Spring Mountain Motor Resort and
Country Club. Pahrump, Nevada is easy to reach and hard to forget. Pahrump
truly is the heart of the desert and the perfect place to enjoy the best of
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Attach the following attachments to your application
2) Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three Professional References
4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would
contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment
in the role for which you are applying.
5) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about your approach on
working with youth and youth development.
This posting is open until filled. The close date is required by the
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will
close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or
a hiring decision has been made.
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