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Agriculture Extension Specialist Senior

Lexington, KY
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Job Title Agriculture Extension Specialist Senior
Requisition Number RE16521
Working Title
Department Name 81360:4-H CENTRAL OPERATIONS
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 48
Salary Range $58,739-96,907/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Some lifting; able to stand or sit for long periods; Performing repetitive motion; Intermittent job-related travel.


Monday Friday, some evenings and weekends

Job Summary

The College of Agriculture, Food & Environment department of 4-H Youth Development seeks an Extension Senior Specialist. This position is focused on supporting the 4-H agent in-service program, family & consumer science/health content area, and grant writing. The incumbent will coordinate and provide leadership for on-going professional development for all 4-H agents in Kentucky by designing a series of in-services aligned with the changing needs of agents. The Specialist Sr. will provide leadership and support as an expert to other Specialists and Agents in the area of 4-H Family and Consumer Science and 4-H Health programming. Additionally, the Specialist Sr. will focus on securing grant dollars that will support State level programs or will be passed along to counties to implement FCS/Health programs in 4-H Family and Consumer Science and 4-H Health programming.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Family & Consumer Science experience;Leadership skills; basic computer skills

A candidate for this position will have strong academic or professional experience in health, family, and consumer sciences. They will demonstrate a high degree of ability in organization and planning. A successful candidate for this position will also be able to demonstrate a successful history of grant application and acquisition.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Drivers license preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/06/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a 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.

Posted: 2018-12-06 Expires: 2019-01-05

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