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Job Description:/h3:
Extension
Assistant/Associate Professor or Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor :
Agriculture/Horticulture/4:H : Nephi, Juab County

Requisition: F1700321
Open Date: 12/08/2017
Review Date: 01/07/2018
Job Category: Faculty
Department: Southern Region
College/Unit: Cooperative Extension
Location: Extension Site
Posting Duration: Open Until Filled

Position Summary:
Utah State University Extension invites applications for an
Agriculture/Horticulture/4:H Extension faculty position. This is a 12:month, fiscal:year appointment and is available February 15, 2018. Extension faculty develop, provide, evaluate, and coordinate research:based educational programs for youth and adults. Extension faculty also recruit, train and supervise volunteer leaders and serve as a liaison between local clientele, other resource agencies, and Utah State University administrators, faculty, and programs. This position will have Juab county, regional, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the USU Extension office located within the Juab County Center in Nephi, Utah. We welcome candidates with diverse interests related to agriculture, horticulture, range, livestock, etc. We also welcome candidates with diverse 4:H interests such as youth development, leadership, healthy living, citizenship and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

Rank will be commensurate with experience, qualifications and current rank. Appointment opportunities include Extension Assistant
Professor/Associate Professor (tenure track), or Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor (non:tenure track). A Masters degree is required for Extension
Assistant/Associate ranks. A Bachelors degree and significant professional experience is required for the Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor.

Responsibilities:
Provide leadership to Extension activities, including 4:H.
Develop, implement and evaluate programs for adults and youth.
Develop partnerships and employ innovative approaches to reach clientele and new audiences.
Pursue internal and external funding to support Extension programming.
Document impacts and produce scholarly publications based on Extension programming.
Manage budgets, personnel, and volunteers.
Serve diverse audiences and support the civil rights mandate of Utah State University Extension.
Serve and collaborate with other Extension and University personnel, community and government agencies, and stakeholders.

Dept/College Highlights:
Utah State University
(usu.edu) is Utahs Land:Grant Institution with an approximate enrollment of 28,000 students. Through the Extension system, the University extends research based information across the state. Extension faculty support elected officials and citizens in all 29 Utah counties. Utah State University is sensitive to the needs of dual:career couples.

Juab County, located in west central Utah, was established in 1852, and today 11,000 residents make it their home. Its primary economic base comes from agriculture, manufacturing, mining, recreation, and electrical power. Juabs agricultural base is mainly small grains, alfalfa hay, cattle, dairy, and sheep. Major processing and Ag related industries, include a hay cubing operation, livestock processing plant, tomato greenhouse operation, and herb farm. Juab is one of the fastest growing counties in the state. For more Juab County information, visit:
juabtravel/;
juabcounty/;
extension.usujuab/;
scdesigns/JuabCountyFair/

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
Extension
Assistant/Associate faculty ranks require an earned Masters degree in an Agriculture and/or Horticulture discipline, or related area.

The Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor rank requires a Bachelors degree and significant professional experience in a related field.

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• Location: nephi, Provo

• Post ID: 18197457 provo
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