Ohio State University Extension (OSUE) seeks an Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Educator to work collaboratively with county, area, 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 to 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, consumer horticulture, 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 OSU Extension and the University to appropriate public issue and program-related organizations. Represent OSU Extension 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. Give leadership to the Master Gardener Volunteer (MGV) programs in both Portage and Trumbull Counties, including providing volunteer management, educational training, and program development. Devote 25% of efforts to volunteer leadership and program implementation in Trumbull County in coordination with the county ANR Educator in Trumbull County.
This is a two-year TERM appointment, dependent upon funding, located in Ravenna, Ohio.
Additional Information for Applicants::
This position is a two-year, term appointment; continuation of the position is contingent upon funding.
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
This position is located in Ravenna, Ohio.
An earned bachelor’s or master's (if applicable) degree at the time of hire is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in agriculture or natural resources or other educationally-related area (examples are: food science, biology, science education).
Screening interviews for selected candidates will be held on July 12, 2019 in Columbus, OH.
PLEASENOTE: If you will receive your UNDERGRADUATE OR GRADUATE (if applicable) 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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