Extension Faculty - Boundary Co.- Agronomy, Small Farms, and Horticulture

  • University of Idaho
  • Moscow, ID, USA
  • Mar 22, 2023
Full time Agriculture/Horticulture & Aquaculture Extension & Outreach

Job Description


University of Idaho

Extension Faculty - Boundary Co.- Agronomy, Small Farms, and Horticulture

Location: Off Campus Location - Boundary County - Bonners Ferry

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
University of Idaho Extension, Northern District, is seeking applicants for either a 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor or a tenure track or tenured Associate Professor, Extension Educator. The Educator will provide overall leadership, applied research and organization for educational programs in production agriculture, small farm production, urban horticulture and 4-H youth development in Boundary County. This position will also provide agronomic, small farms and horticulture educational programming in the other counties of Northern Idaho as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned Master of Science Degree from an accredited institution in an agricultural area that may include, Agronomy, Crop Science, Horticulture, Agriculture Education, Extension Education, or other Agricultural Science degree.
  • Experience providing organizational structure and support for a variety of individuals and groups.
  • Experience adapting research materials into effective oral and written presentations.
  • Experience with competency related skills such as teaching, problem solving, communication, conflict management, relationship building and leadership development.
  • Experience collaborating in teams focused on achieving positive educational outcomes.
  • Experience using up-to-date computer technology to market programs and communicate with stakeholders and clientele.
  • Experience with a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with program audiences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in Extension as an Educator.
  • Demonstrated ability to design innovative and effective educational programs in response to local needs; implement programs and evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Leadership and work experience in crop production, small farm production and horticulture.
  • Experience in grant application and administration.
  • Experience working in youth development programs.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Physical ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs.
  • Willing and able to travel and adjust to a flexible schedule (i.e., Participate in evening and weekend programs).

Must possess a valid driver’s license.Physical ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs.Willing and able to travel and adjust to a flexible schedule (i.e., Participate in evening and weekend programs).

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001118P

Posting Date: 03/20/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by April 20, 2022, will receive first consideration.

Along with your on-line application, write a letter of qualification addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed.

In addition, your application materials must include a CV, names & contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and unofficial transcripts.

For questions, please contact:Rusty GoszNorthern District Extension208-292-2525rgosz@uidaho.edu

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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