|Type of position
|Full-time, Assistant Extension Professor (9623), P & A
|University of Minnesota
|Description of Employer
|University of Minnesota Extension is a major outreach arm of the University of Minnesota with a mission to serve the public through applied research and education. Our mission is to make a difference by connecting community needs and University resources to address critical issues in Minnesota. Extension strives to attract and retain high-quality, passionate employees, and weave diversity, equity and inclusion into all aspects of Extension’s programming and employee engagement https://extension.umn.edu/.
|West Central/Northwestern MN
|Description of Location
|This full-time Extension Educator (EE)- Crops position will be housed in West Central/Northwestern MN at an Extension Regional Office to be determined at time of hire. Location options are Moorhead, Morris or Crookston Regional Offices. This position will concentrate on regional extension programming needs in West Central/Northwest Minnesota. The position will also include state-wide responsibilities.
|commensurate with education and experience
|1. Extension Educator positions have annual University academic professional appointments and Extension academic rank.
2. Promotion in Extension academic rank is required and is contingent upon accomplishments as an Extension Educator
3. University of Minnesota appointment and benefits. Benefits package available https://hr.umn.edu/Jobs/Applicant-Center/About-Working-U/Benefits-Summaries-Prospective-Employees
4. Reimbursement for travel and subsistence is available in accordance with University policy.
|Closing date of competition
|October 23, 2022
|Date position available
|Description of duties
The EE- Crops (cropping systems/crop production) position will promote productivity, sustainability, and profitability in cropping systems by applying one’s expertise and ongoing education and research to Extension programs and priorities. They will collaborate with university faculty and other professionals in applied research and outreach of research results to crop producers and agricultural professionals. The EE will use multiple delivery systems to educate producers and agricultural professionals via seminars, webinars, and workshops, and other media. This includes potential partnerships with industry groups, organizations, and state agencies with similar goals of educating producers while increasing environmental sustainability. The EE is responsible for program development and delivery, leadership of key programs, use of scholarly/scientific research, effective partnerships, and use of technology and continuing professional development. The successful candidate will be an active member of a well-established Extension Crops Team. This position is accountable to the Program Leader-Crops for program direction, performance evaluation and personnel actions.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
|Contact for additional information
|Lizabeth Stahl, Extension Educator, Crops and Search Chair, [email protected]
|Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click on the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position. Please include the following attachments with your online application:
– Cover letter
Three professional references and transcripts for all college work (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) will be required during the interview process.
Additional documents may be attached after the application by accessing your “My Job Applications” page and uploading documents in the “My Cover Letters and Attachments” section. See full instructions, https://hr.umn.edu/Jobs/Applicant-Center/Help-Job-Applications/Using-Job-Application-System.
To request an accommodation during the application process, please email [email protected] or call 612-624-UOHR (8647).
|Please apply at: https://extension.umn.edu/home/careers, Job Opening ID: 351982
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