Dust off your resumes and tell your friends. WSU Extension has opened the search for a new Ag Program Coordinator. Twenty-five hours per week with benefits. Please see information below:
Washington State University Extension Coordinator for Agriculture Education and Outreach, San Juan County
The Agricultural Outreach Coordinator will provide oversight, leadership, curriculum development, applied research, education and outreach for the WSU Extension agriculture program in San Juan County. In addition, there is an expectation of strong collaboration with other program areas, including 4-H Youth Development and WSU Master Gardener programs. The San Juan Islands are home to a diverse group of direct-market vegetable and fruit growers as well as grain, forage and livestock farmers with unique challenges and opportunities relating to the island geography and economy. The Coordinator will maintain strong working relationships with local producers as well as representatives of organizations working on agricultural issues in San Juan County.
Duties: Public education and outreach, educational resource development, securing extramural funds and program support, on-farm research, collaboration and other duties as assigned.
Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant extension program discipline and two (2) years of related program experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Minimum of two (2) years of experience with educational program delivery or field-based research. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written and listening skills. Reliable transportation, current automobile liability insurance, and a valid driver’s license for year-round travel are required. Some evening and weekend work is required. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.
Position closes: 2/9/17
For full description of position and to apply, visit: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/30219
For more information, contact Brook Brouwer at WSU Extension 360-378-4414