Ohio State University Extension (OSUE) seeks an Educator to work collaboratively with county, center, area, and state teams of OSUE professionals and with local agency leaders and volunteers. The Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) in Ashtabula County will be responsible for a broad range of basic to complex duties that could include but are not limited to: providing guidance and/or leadership for developing and conducting a proactive applied research and education program in agriculture and natural resources to meet current and future needs in farm management, livestock and crop production, home horticulture/Master Gardeners, commercial horticulture, farmland use issues, food security, innovative agricultural business opportunities, environmental quality and sustainability, renewable energy, and bio-based products. Plan, teach, deliver, disseminate, and evaluate educational programs and applied research on relevant local issues; give leadership to the development of pro-active educational programs using innovative educational methods; maintain a high level of visibility and facilitate communications with a wide range of clientele to promote the understanding of agriculture and natural resource issues; maintain a program of individual professional improvement in selected subject areas; ensure diversity among potential clientele and learners, and equal access to programs and facilities; work closely with local advisory committees, commodity groups, and volunteers to conduct needs assessment and priority setting to determine emphasis of educational programs; serve as an educational advisor and liaison for OSUE and the University to appropriate public issue and program-related organizations; represent OSUE and the University with federal, state, and local agencies and educational institutions at the local community level; identify, recruit, and develop the volunteer leadership necessary to carry out relevant parts of their programming; provide volunteer management, educational training, and program development to the Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteer Program.
Position is located in Jefferson, 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: $38,004.00-$48,000.00
Extension Educator 2 Requires a Master’s Degree Salary Range: $43,504.00-$53,508.00
Extension Educator 3 Requires a Master’s Degree and 11+ years of direct or related work experience Salary Range: $51,000.00-$63,036.00
If you should have any difficulty completing and submitting your OSU online application, please call HR customer service at (614) 292-1050 or email hr-EmploymentServices@osu.edu.
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 Agriculture, Natural Resources, or closely related field.
Screening interviews for selected candidates will be held on September 5, 2018 in Columbus, OH.
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 email@example.com stating that all degree requirements have been met and your expected graduation date.
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