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Extension Educator, Assistant – Pesticide Safety Education Program with University of Wyoming in The state of Wyoming

Type of position This is an Extension Educator position. The primary function of these employees is to provide non-credit education to an off-campus clientele. This is a performance based rolling contract renewal position. This is a non-tenure track position.
Employer University of Wyoming
Location The state of Wyoming
Salary $48,000-$53,000
Closing date of competition Open until filled
Date position available Available now
Description of duties

The UWE-PSEP is responsible for: annual grant negotiation, administration, and report writing; creation and delivery of programming for new commercial applicators; development of program content (on-line and in-person) for existing commercial applicators; development and oversee delivery (via UW Extension) of educational program for private applicators; training manual updates; creation and maintenance of the integrity of training manual exam questions; management of issues with exam testing computers and testing software; website maintenance https://uwyoextension.org/psep/” target=”_blank”>https://uwyoextension.org/psep/  ; negotiating contracts with Wyoming Community Colleges as educational program outlets; work lock-step with the Wyoming Department of Agriculture to ensure program consistency and integrity; partner with state agencies to direct actions concerning the EPA’s Pesticides of Concern list; partner with PSEP coordinators from other states to develop regional/national program content; member of the American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators (AAPSE) who address issues concerning pesticide safety education nationally.

Qualifications sought


An earned master’s degree from an accredited college or university. One degree must have been awarded in entomology, weed science, plant pathology, natural resources, or range management.

Demonstrated capacity and experience in conducting applied research projects and associated data analyses: including the establishment and management of demonstration plots, data collection, analysis, report writing and the ability to convert collected data into educational content.

Valid driver’s license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the https://www.uwyo.edu/risk/_files/docs/offical-vehicle-policy.pdf” target=”_blank”>University Vehicle Use Policy.


Experience in audience needs identification and program results evaluation.

Experience in working with diverse audiences – especially in a collaborative framework.

Experience in developing partnerships with other organizations/agencies and fostering positive relationships with community stakeholders.

Experience with obtaining and administering private and public grant funding.

A commitment to travel and work in remote areas and rural counties in Wyoming.

Knowledge of Extension and the land-grant university system.

Knowledge of and appreciation for rural and agricultural communities.

Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with land managers and professionals from various agencies to foster open, honest, and candid communication.

Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and willing to learn others.

Application procedure  
Submit what resume; letter of application; transcripts
Submit to Applicant can only apply through the on-line portal at the University of Wyoming. https://eeik.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/preview/221833/?keyword=pesticide&mode=location
Additional Information UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email [email protected].