Ohio State University Extension (OSUE) seeks an Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Educator, with a specialization in Agriculture Market Development to work collaboratively with county, center, region, and state teams of OSUE professionals and with local agency leaders and volunteers; responsible for a broad range of basic to complex duties that could include but are not limited to: providing guidance and/or leadership for the development of educational programs and applied research in agriculture market development, entrepreneurship development, business retention and expansion, e-Commerce, retail market analysis, and economic impact analysis; provide guidance and support in Agriculture and Natural Resources to meet current and future needs in farm management, livestock and crop production, food security, home horticulture/Master Gardeners, farmland use issues, innovative agricultural business opportunities, environmental quality and sustainability, renewable energy, bio-based products, economic development, and leadership development programming targeted to local and regional needs; utilize appropriate methods, both formal and informal, of community assessment to identify educational needs and opportunities of local community; design, implement, and teach educational programming, based on these needs, to groups and individuals comprised of adults and/or youth; may convene and facilitate community coalitions focused on those needs; may be required to replicate and adhere to existing programs that meet the needs of their local community; develop promotional materials, work with and/or lead committees and volunteers, and establish and maintain partnerships within the community that support the achievement of the program goals; evaluate educational programs and dissemination methods, as well as utilize existing evaluation instruments to evaluate the teaching effectiveness, program quality, and results of local programs; participate in discussions with county representatives concerning program funding; may be responsible for the management of the county budget; may also be responsible for securing external funds to support local programming; participate as a member of county, multi-county, and/or state Extension teams to further the overall mission, vision, and values of both OSU Extension and Agriculture and Natural Resources/Community Development.
Position is located in Tiffin, Ohio.
Additional Information for Applicants::
This posting is for an Extension Educator (1, 2, or 3); salary and Educator level for final candidate will be determined by years of experience and education level:
Extension Educator 1 Requires a Bachelor’s Degree Salary Range: $38,004-$48,000
Extension Educator 2 Requires a Master’s Degree Salary Range: $43,504-$53,508
Extension Educator 3 Requires a Master’s Degree and 11+ years of direct or related work experience Salary Range: $51,000-$63,036
An earned Bachelor’s or Master's degree at the time of hire is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in the field of agriculture, agricultural economics, applied economics, natural resources, public administration, business administration, community development or a related field.
Screening interviews for selected candidates will be held in Columbus, OH on a date to be determined.
PLEASENOTE: If you will receive your undergraduate or graduate degree at the end of the present quarter or semester, we may consider you for this position. Please have your major advisor email firstname.lastname@example.org stating that all degree requirements have been met and your expected graduation date.
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