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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
RE08243
AJE Ref #
575838881
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

Family and Consumer Sciences Extension within the School of Human Environmental Science and College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is seeking an Agriculture Extension Specialist who will support the development of instructional resources aimed at building strong families across the Commonwealth. This position is dependent on funding renewed annually. The primary job responsibilities of this position include:
program development, implementation and evaluation related to family and community housing issues, i.e. acquisition, maintenance and care, safety and accessibility, sustainability, home environment, etc.; leadership, consultation, training and mentoring of extension field staff with regard to housing and environment; grant writing, impact research and publishing.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Applicants with a doctorate in a housing-related degree such as housing, design, facility management, family and consumer sciences, with related work experience from a consumer or human science perspective will be given priority.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
09/05/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.