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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.
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 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
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.
At least two years experience in community education programming
Experience in managing community-based projects, including budgets and
Experience in managing an office
Experience in collaboration with county government and community groups
Experience with fund development
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,
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
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.
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contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment
in the role for which you are applying.
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.
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