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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 #
RE08242
AJE Ref #
575838882
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 College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is seeking an Agriculture Extension Specialist Senior who will aid in improving the quality of individual and family life through education, research, and outreach in the field of child development/parenting education. The primary job responsibilities of this position include: develop, implement, evaluate and modify curriculums and instructional materials; provide leadership and training to agents relative to the well-being of children and families; and collaborate with extension specialists and other professionals in the development and coordination of projects. This position interacts with county extension agents, state curriculum teams, subject matter experts, our publication team and more.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

MS Windows, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a team member and/or leader with faculty, staff, volunteers, and clientele. Success in procuring grants, experience in Cooperative Extension Service or other applied professional settings, visionary thinking, and creativity.

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.