Lecturer II / Teaching Assistant Professor, Extension - Ely

University of Nevada, Reno

United States

October 11, 2021

Description

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    Job Description

    The University of Nevada, Reno Extension is recruiting for a full-time, non- tenure track, 12-month Lecturer II / Teaching Assistant Professor, Extension Educator for its White Pine County Nevada location. This position is located in Ely, NV. The primary role of this position is to establish community- based education programming focused upon identified local needs with an emphasis in natural resources. The position would coordinate community education programming in natural resources, children, youth and families, health and nutrition, community development and horticulture to the county through collaboration with other Extension programs. Since White Pine County is a hub of natural resource experts and natural tourism, the candidate will have natural resources expertise to build and collaborate in these areas. This position assesses community needs, develops and implements relevant educational programming, and documents program outcomes and impacts. Additional roles and responsibilities include: 1) securing resources (grants, gifts, budget enhancements) as needed; 2) providing oversight and management of the White Pine County Extension Office and staff; 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.

    Lecturer Statement

    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.

    Required Qualifications

    Lecturer II - Master's degree in one of the following broad fields: Youth Development, Family Studies, Child Development, Community Development or other related degree programs and two years of experience/oversight of a youth or community development program.

    Teaching Assistant Professor - Terminal degree in one of the following broad fields: Youth Development, Family Studies, Child Development, Community Development or other related degree program and two years of experience/oversight of a youth or community development program.

    Perform manual labor, lift heavy objects greater than 20 pounds and work in inclement weather. Work independently/alone and interact collegially with program teams, committees and community groups.

    Schedule or travel requirements

    Work a flexible schedule, with periodic evening and weekend work. Periodically travel throughout the state to assist with multi-county or statewide efforts related to subject matter expertise and attend area and state-wide Extension meetings.

    Preferred Qualifications At least two years experience in community education programming Experience in managing community-based projects, including budgets and volunteers

    Experience in managing an office Experience in collaboration with county government and community groups Experience with fund development

    Compensation Grade

    Lecturer II

    Teaching Assistant Professor

    Salary Schedules

    Total Compensation

    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, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR 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. Dual Career Assistance Program

    Department Information

    Extension is a major unit of the University of Nevada, Reno and resides in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources. Extension uses peer-reviewed research to find solutions to community-based issues and needs within six broad legislatively mandated areas: Agriculture; Children, Youth and Families; Community Development; Health and Nutrition; Horticulture; and Natural Resources. The mission is to discover, develop and disseminate, preserve, and use knowledge to strengthen the social, economic, and environmental well-being of people and their communities. Extension has offices in 15 of Nevada's 17 counties with programs that span very large urban centers to isolated ranching and farming communities.

    Contact Information

    Holly Gatzke, Northern Area Director and Hiring Manager: gatzkeh@unr.edu

    Leslie Lynn, Search Coordinator, application logistics: lynnle@unr.edu

    Exempt

    Yes

    Full-Time Equivalent

    100.0%

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    2) Cover Letter

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    This posting is open until filled

    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.

    Posting Close Date

    Note to Applicant

    A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

    HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

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