Working Title: Extension Educator, Agricultural Business Management
Appointment: 100% Time, Assistant Extension Professor (9623), Professional & Administrative
Location: Extension Regional Office in Moorhead or Crookston, MN
Program Area: Extension Center for Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Application Review: June 28, 2019 initial deadline; Open until filled
LOCATION OF POSITION
Extension Educator, Agricultural Business Management (ABM) position will be housed at either the Extension Regional Office in Crookston or Moorhead, Minnesota. Even though the position will be located at specific regional office, the position serves a statewide programming area rather than a single region.
ABOUT THIS POSITION
The Extension Educator, ABM brings in-depth expertise to cutting-edge issues, applying his or her expertise to the programs and priorities of the Center for Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences within University of Minnesota Extension. The Educator is an integral part of the ABM team working with a wide Extension audience on educational topics such as risk management, financial management, strategic management, market planning, human resource management, business transfer and estate planning, resource acquisition, and policy impacts on Minnesota's agricultural sector.
The Extension Educator employs appropriate educational program delivery systems including face-to-face presentations, technology-based methods, seminars, workshops, non-credit courses, and/or train-the-trainer approaches to educate farmers and other agricultural professionals. The Extension Educator is responsible for program development and delivery in cooperation with other ABM team members, campus-based faculty and partners in the agricultural industry.
Commitment to diversity and inclusion, use of scholarly scientific research, effective partnership development, use of technology and continuing professional development are important to successful job performance. The Extension Educator may occasionally work in collaboration with University faculty and graduate students on applied research. This position is accountable to the Program Leader(s) in Agricultural Business Management for program direction, performance evaluation and personnel actions.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
University of Minnesota Extension is a major outreach arm of the University of Minnesota, a land grant institution with a mission to serve the public through applied research and education. The mission of University of Minnesota Extension is: "Making a difference by connecting community needs and University resources to address critical issues in Minnesota." Find further information at https://extension.umn.edu/
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:
Three professional references and transcripts for all college work (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) will be required during the interview process.
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