Extension Service Specialist Job Description Sample
Public Service Assistant/ Fisheries Extension Specialist
The University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Program seeks a Fisheries Extension Specialist with a broad interest in socioeconomic aspects of commercial and recreational fisheries. This is a full time, benefits eligible, non-tenured Public Service Faculty track position to be assigned to Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant's Brunswick station. This position will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and evaluating a comprehensive extension and applied research program primarily focused on Georgia's marine fisheries and the businesses and communities associated with them.
The specialist will investigate how environmental, regulatory, social and/or economic factors affect the function and well-being of Georgia's fishing sectors and the coastal communities that depend on them as well as identify sources of resiliency and vulnerability to help evaluate and inform management decisions. The position will develop close working relationships and engage regularly with industry, resource managers, researchers, public user groups and other relevant stakeholders to better understand trends in Georgia's fisheries and coastal communities as well as assist these groups in their decisions to effectively manage, utilize and invest in Georgia's coastal and marine resources. For full consideration, please apply by March 30, 2018.
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (facultyjobsuga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.
Minimum Qualifications: Education/Experience Requirements Master's degree in a discipline relevant to the duties and responsibilities of this position such as fisheries, biology, marine/coastal policy, natural resource economics, ecology or similar field. At least 2 years of professional experience engaging commercial and/or recreational fishermen, resource managers, and/or policy and decision-makers
Preferred Education and Experience Ph.D. in one of the disciplines relevant to the duties and responsibilities of this position such as fisheries, biology, marine/coastal policy, natural resource economics, ecology or similar field At least one degree in a relevant social science discipline including, but not limited to: sociology, geography, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science, public policy and/or environmental studies Demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding Familiarity with coastal and marine issues, particularly commercial and recreational fishing, fisheries management, working waterfronts, aquaculture, and/or seafood marketing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to self-motivate, to work independently and as a member of a team, and to develop annual plans of work which include measurable outcomes Relevant skills applicable to educational and mass media outreach, public speaking, technical writing, statistical analysis and computer use Strong ability to communicate both verbally and in writing, particularly as it pertains to interpreting/translating research-based technical information for the understanding and use by decision makers, practicioners, and the general public Strong ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment and to develop productive partnerships and collaborations with diverse stakeholders Working Conditions and Physical Effort This position is based in Brunswick, Georgia with travel to other locations as needed. Successful candidate must be physically capable of conducting applicable research and presenting results to both professional and consumer audiences. Considerable local and regional in-state travel will be required to ensure the most critical needs of the programmatic area are met.
Salary: Faculty Rank: Public Service Assistant Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track Employee Percentage: 100 Location od Vacancy: Other South Georgia Area
Assistant Professor And Extension Swine Specialist
Assistant Professor and Extension Swine Specialist
Agency West Texas A&M University
Department Agricultural Sciences
Proposed Minimum Salary Commensurate
Job Location Canyon, Texas
Job Type Faculty
http://greatjobs.tamu.edu Review of Applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. This Position is a 12-month, non-tenure track position with joint appointments in Texas A&M AgriLife Extension (approximately 75 percent Extension) and West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) (approximately 25 percent teaching). Extension (Texas A&M AgriLife/Department of Animal Science) Provide leadership and coordination for Extension educational programs in swine production and management by providing technical expertise, training and resource materials to enhance education programs for county Extension agents, clientele, allied industry, youth and commodity groups.
Work individually and as a team member in planning, executing and evaluating multidisciplinary result demonstrations and applied research. Develop and/or maintain close communication strategies with the Texas swine industry through associations, boards, cooperatives and individual producers. Engage in workforce development opportunities for the swine industry and youth development in conjunction with the Texas Pork Producers Association. Teaching (West Texas A&M University/Department of Agricultural Sciences) Teaching duties will include courses at the undergraduate or graduate level taught in the fall/spring semesters.
Direct and supervise a robust internship program in the Swine Industry in conjunction with the department’s internship coordinator. Involvement as an active member of the WTAMU faculty is expected.
Facilities The successful candidate will be headquartered in Canyon, Texas, and will have access to facility resources at WTAMU University to include an on-campus office with computer, telephone and access to the university’s network system.
Administrative Relationships The successful candidate will be a member of the faculty in the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University and will respond to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension administration through the Department Head and Associate Department Head for Extension. The teaching component of the position will be administered through the Department Head at WTAMU.
As such, the incumbent will be subject to an annual evaluation directed by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension leadership and the Heads of the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M and the Department of Agricultural Sciences at WTAMU. Consideration for promotion will be directed by appropriate Texas A&M University System policies and procedures. The incumbent will cooperate with regional program leaders for agriculture and natural resources, district Extension administrators, resident directors of research, county Extension agents, other specialists and researchers in planning, conducting and evaluating educational programs and work closely with Extension specialists and with Texas A&M AgriLife Research faculty conducting research related to swine management, swine herd health and environmental issues.
The position will be jointly appointed to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and WTAMU to facilitate cooperative linkages on issues relevant to the Texas swine industry. The potential exists to develop linkages with Texas A&M AgriLife Research, and Texas Tech University.
Necessary Qualifications Ph.D. in animal science in a discipline related to swine production and management. Consideration will be given also to applicants with a DVM.
The equivalent of two years’ experience in Extension, teaching, research or related area and a demonstrated knowledge of swine production and management are required. Proven ability to provide leadership and implement meaningful educational programs, result demonstrations and applied research related to the needs in all phases of the swine industry. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences, cooperate as a team member and respond positively to policy, administration, and supervision.
Experience in conducting, interpreting and publishing translational research with direct application to the swine industry. Demonstrated ability to work with adults and youth alike, along with a systems approach to problem solving, and a variety of modern education delivery and research methods. Applicant must be proficient in oral and written communications and must have human relations skills to work closely with individuals in the swine industry. Computer proficiency is required.
Web Page Information: Department of Animal Science: http://animalscience.tamu.edu Department of Agricultural Sciences: http://www.wtamu.edu/academics/agricultural-sciences.aspx. Salary: Commensurate with training and experience for Assistant Professor & Extension Swine Specialist.
A criminal history report will be obtained on position finalists. Texas law requires that males age 18 through 25 be properly registered with the Selective Service System. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
West Texas A&M University is a four-year public university that serves a diverse population of more than 9,900 students representing 48 states, 55 countries and four U.S. territories. In 2016, The Chronicle of Education recognized WTAMU as a “Great College to Work For” in its annual survey on the academic workplace. WTAMU’s more than 800 employees enjoy a growing, dynamic university built on a foundation of respect, support, camaraderie, engagement and dedication, while students thrive in an atmosphere committed to personal attention and teaching excellence.
West Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (806) 651-2114.
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Extension Program Specialist I
Community Partners sign a non-financial Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with HHSC that defines the requirements for participation in the CPP. This position is a Community Partner Support Specialist who will perform consultative services and technical assistance work to support and retain Community Partners and facilitate the Community Partner Program.
-Provide and maintain consistent and ongoing support to Community Partners in the following areas: technical assistance, in-person visits, training, regional forums, and community level presence.-Identify and establish new community collaborations and potential Community Partners within the assigned county/counties to diversify the statewide network of Community Partners.-Facilitate enrollment, MOU processing, and on-boarding of new Community Partners.-Disseminate information regarding the Community Partner Program (CPP) to potential and existing partners through community presence, community and regional events, strategic communication efforts, conferences/events, AgriLife Extension programs, etc.-Provide training and updates to Community Partners as requested by HHSC, or as the need is identified internally, using HHSC approved materials.-Work with Community Partners to identify programmatic improvements.-Participate in monthly conference calls with HHSC and the other regional Community Partner Support Specialists throughout the state.-As part of the monthly HHSC reports, track and report information on technical assistance, training, and support activities, enrollment, retention and withdrawal of Community Partners.-Plan at least one annual event focused on Community Partners that includes HHSC updates and other relevant trainings.-Perform other job related duties as required.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:-Familiarity with appropriate laboratory, farm and/or technical equipment.
Ability to effectively utilize a computer and applicable software to create databases, perform statistical analyses, present data and perform other computer related tasks as directed by the supervisor.Other
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written reports with supervisor. Ability to establish effective working relationships with program staff, other faculty, clientele and research administrators. Required Education and Experience:
Requires Bachelor's degree in a related field and five years of experience Comments to Applicants: All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the agency's verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is a unique education agency with a statewide network of professional educators, trained volunteers, and county offices. It reaches into every Texas county to address local priority needs.
Some of our major efforts are in mitigating drought impacts; conserving water use in homes, landscapes, and production agriculture; improving emergency management; enhancing food security; and protecting human health through education about diet, exercise, and disease prevention and management. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-2423. Useful Links:
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Extension Program Specialist I - 7350
Classification Information University Title Extension Program Specialist I - 7350 Pay Grade 31 Salary Commensurate with qualifications Base of Employment P - P&S Job Category Professional and Scientific Pay Frequency Monthly Posting Details Posting Number 80070P Working Title Extension Program Specialist I or II - Crops Advertised Employing Department Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension and Outreach Appointment Type Professional & Scientific - Term Proposed Start Date As soon as possible. Proposed End Date or Length of Term 06/30/2019 Number of Months Employed Per Year 12 Full or Part Time Full-Time Summary of Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Extension to Agriculture and Natural Resources with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Extension Program Specialist I/II – Crops.
Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension program specialists provide educational leadership in the application of knowledge, grounded in research-based science, to help Iowans and agricultural industry prosper. This position will assist on developing and delivering research-based information and education to benefit Iowa growers. Some information/education delivery will be directly to growers, but the majority of the delivery will be in conjunction with and through agribusinesses serving farmers.
Other clientele groups and partners may include educational institutions, governmental agencies, farm and conservation organizations and the mass media. For this position, educational leadership responsibilities in field crop systems programming will focus on the development, delivery, and support for: crop production; crop protection; soil and water conservation and applied research. This position will participate in grant and contract opportunities and be active in revenue generation.
Programmatic leadership is provided through the Agriculture and Natural Resources Crops Team. Subject matter leadership is provided through the College of Agriculture and Life Science’s Departments of Agronomy, Entomology, Plant Pathology and Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering. This position will be filled at either the Extension Program Specialist I or II level based on the qualifications of the successful candidate.
In addition to the duties above, an Extension Program Specialist II will be expected to create and deliver more comprehensive and complex communications and outreach materials; identify and implement innovative ways to meet clients’ needs; take an active role in the development of interdisciplinary curriculum; and provide leadership/supervision and subject-matter expertise. The successful candidate will possess the ability to develop a plan of work based on client needs identification; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with individuals and groups; and ability to establish partnerships with leaders in Iowa agriculture. In order to be successful in the position, the candidate will possess strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
About Iowa State University and the Ames Community Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents.
The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community. Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation. Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans.
ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution. All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior. Required Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of related experience; OR a combination of education and related experience totaling 5 years.
Supplemental Required Education and Experience EXTENSION PROGRAM SPECIALIST I: Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Crop Science, Soil Science, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Weed or Seed Science, or related field and 1 year of related experience; OR a combination of education and related experience totaling 5 years. EXTENSION PROGRAM SPECIALIST II:
Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Crop Science, Soil Science, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Weed or Seed Science, or related field and 2 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree in field stated above and some related experience. Preferred Education and Experience Master’s degree in Agronomy, Crop Science, Soil Science, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Weed or Seed Science, or related field. Additional years of experience.
Teaching experience. Experience in the agri-business industry. Experience or training in crop production and protection.
Experience communicating with a wide range of audiences, including agricultural clientele and the mass media. Location (if other than Ames) TBD Additional Information The duties of this position require willingness to work evenings and weekends which will include travel within the area served. Preference that the successful candidate would live/serve the southeastern or south central portions of Iowa, but is not required.
Department Contact Name Kaela Black Department Contact Phone 515-294-3283 Department Contact Email email@example.com Department/Unit Website http://www.extension.iastate.edu/ag/ Application Instructions To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. Special Instructions Summary Guaranteed Consideration Date 03/04/2018 Pre-Employment Screening All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
Quick Link http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/31416 EO Statement Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email email@example.com.
Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s) Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s) Valid U.S. Driver’s License Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)
Extension Specialist - 4-H And Youth Development
Ph.D. or Ed.D. from an accredited university in human development, youth development, guidance and counseling, leadership development, volunteerism, education, or other related discipline. Applicants with a doctorate degree in progress will also be considered. Degree must be completed by date of hire.
Experience in the design and development of educational training materials for use in community based educational programming.
Prior experience in educational settings (formal or non-formal).
Basic understanding of the Cooperative Extension and the land-grant university.
Demonstrated personal/interpersonal skills, including effective oral and written communication skills, to teach and interact effectively with a variety of audiences including youth, volunteers, Extension staff, faculty and stakeholders.
Computer literacy (proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Office, etc.)
Ability to effectively use technology to accomplish 4-H Youth Development programming.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to write, manage and fulfill grant, contract and special project requirements.
Ability to interact and gain support from constituencies outside the university such as business and industry, state and federal agencies and non-profit and private foundations.
Ability to work with minimal supervision, including prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.
Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability and willingness to travel 25 – 50% of time, including overnight stays and occasional weekends. Preferred: - In addition to doctorate, five or more years of professional community experience in Cooperative Extension or non-profit private sector.
Demonstrated work in experiential learning.
Experience with community based volunteers.
Record of successful partnerships at community, state and/or national levels. Special Instructions: If invited to interview you must bring the official transcripts for all degrees received. Copies will not be accepted. You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.
Enology Extension Specialist
This position is a 100% Extension, full-time (12 month) non-tenure track appointment in the Department of Food Science and Technology, within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The successful candidate will support the continued success and growth of Virginia's $1 billion/year wine industry by providing educational resources and training opportunities to Virginia grape and wine producers, and communicating the practical applications of cutting edge research to producers.
Primary responsibilities include design and delivery of effective applied educational programming through Virginia Cooperative Extension to the Virginia Wine Industry, and collaborative participation in applied research related to wine quality. The successful candidate will work with colleagues in Virginia Cooperative Extension, the Department of Food Science & Technology, the Virginia wine industry, and the fermented food and beverage industry to identify educational and applied research needs and develop effective, collaborative approaches by which to address these needs.
Senior Extension Specialist - Training And Workforce Programs
This mission is accomplished through work in the following major program areas; Renewable Energy, Clean Power & Industrial Efficiency, Clean Transportation, Green Building, Economic Development, Energy Policy, Workforce Development and Education & Outreach. The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center serves as a resource for innovative, clean energy technologies through demonstration, technical assistance, outreach and training.
More information about NCCETC is available at https://nccleantech.ncsu.edu. The award-winning training program at NCCETC offers several Workforce Development opportunities for professional development and the highest level of continuing education in renewable energy technologies. This includes the Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series, the Certificate in Renewable Energy Management, and various customized trainings.
Essential Job Duties: The Clean Energy Training Program Specialist will be responsible for the design, implementation, marketing, and management of a comprehensive range of clean energy training and education programs. Essential job duties will include, but are not limited to:
Managing the current Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series, other established training programs, and customized trainings for organizations; Developing (in coordination with the Transportation Program staff) a Sustainable Fleet Management training program; Selecting or developing training aids including textbooks, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids, computer tutorials, and reference works; Managing administrative staff functions necessary to deliver and document training programs, including program management and budgeting; Working with NABCEP and other institutions on program and instructor accreditations and continuing education credits for training programs and the annual State Energy Conference in NC; Evaluating effectiveness of training and development programs, and utilizing relevant evaluation data to revise instructional objectives and methods; Working with external clients and other Center team leaders to analyze and assess training and development needs for individuals, departments, and/or external organizations; Reviewing instructor performance and recommending improvements to program content and/or instructor presentation methods; Evaluating and implementing opportunities to expand the training program to cover relevant clean energy topics. This may include among other things developing curricula, recruiting instructors, and identifying partners; and Working with Communications staff to market the training program effectively. Minimum Education/Experience:
Master's degree or a Bachelor's degree or greater and at least 3 years of experience working within the sustainability/clean energy industry; and at least 6 months working directly with a training or workforce development program. Department
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Google Apps (Google Docs, Sheets); Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Strong attention to detail; Knowledge of implementation and facilitation of technical, operational, and/or specialty training events and programs; Ability to assess training needs and objectives; Ability to design, develop, implement, and evaluate responsive programs and initiatives including training plans, curricula, and methodology; Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies and personalities in a diverse community; Must be able to work independently, on multiple complex projects concurrently; Must be able to serve as a co-PI on a grant or have a significant role on a non-grant initiative; Must be able to directly (or through a direct report) supervise one or more interns; and Ability to directly supervise one or more staff members.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Master's degree in relevant discipline; Previous work or internship in sustainability or the clean energy industry and/or academic work in these topic areas; Demonstrated knowledge, interest and/or work in the area of topic; Knowledge of online learning platforms such as Moodle; and Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud design platforms (Illustrator, InDesign) Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A AA/EOE:
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org.
Degree must be obtained prior to start date. NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
Extension Health And Wellness Specialist
The Extension Health and Wellness Specialist, located within the Department of Health and Human Development, coordinates relevant and current information from a variety of sources to facilitate and deliver effective non-biased, researched-based chronic disease prevention, health promotion, and physical activity programming in Montana. PhD with at least one degree in public health, health promotion, community health or related area by the time of hire required.
Complete list of qualifications online. Apply online at: http://jobs.montana.edu/postings/10926 Screening of applications will begin on February 23, 2018; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established. Apply online at: http://jobs.montana.edu/postings/10926 For questions regarding this position, please contact:
Linda Shott at (406) 994- 1752, linda.shottmontana.edu, or Mary Fran San Soucie, maryfranmontana.edu Equal Opportunity; Veterans/Disabled The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Health and Wellness Coordinator, Location: Bozeman, MT - 59717
Research And Extension Communication Specialist
Position will work as a liaison between UNL and Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (the managing entity and 23 individual Natural Resource Districts (NRDs)and state agencies. These include Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Department of Environmental Quality, DEQ; Department of Agriculture, DOA; and Health and Human Services, HHS, Irrigation Districts and stakeholders such as Nebraska Water Balance Alliance (NEWBA) in Nebraska and federal agencies such as NRCS and USDA-Rural Development to explore opportunities for mutual cooperation and to enable UNL to address the issues of the state effectively.
Work closely with the leaderships of Nebraska Water Center, Water for Food Institute, and Nebraska Extension to understand the research, extension, and outreach capacity within UNL and to carry this message to state agencies and NRDs. Position will have professional level understanding of functions and structures of various agencies involved. Coordinate joint UNL and NRD and other agency events.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation.
See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination. SDL2017
Service Extension Field Representative/Dhq/Chicago
Overview DOING THE MOST GOOD Do you want to use your skills and talents to make a lasting difference in the world? The Salvation Army is the fourth largest charity in the United States and is an international organization based on Biblical principles created to help people in need.
We are mission-driven, diverse, collaborative, and focused on positive results for people. Join us in making a difference. POSITION TITLE:
Service Extension Field Representative LOCATION/DEPT: DHQ/Service Extension REPORTS TO (TITLE): Director of Service Extension FLSA CATEGORY: Exempt STATUS TYPE:
Full-Time OUTCOMES Provide direction to Service Extension Volunteers in the distribution of emergency assistance and provide professional expertise to the program. Responsibilities ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Administration and Planning Support Hope-Strong by providing consultation to Regional Teams and attendance at team meetings.Participate with the Service Extension Director in planning for the development of the program and recommend plans and changes in the program.Assess the needs and helping network in each community.Ensure ongoing training for Service Extension Unit Volunteers and schedule regional meetings with Service Extension Volunteers and Corps Community Center personnel.Participate in community planning and/or organizing activities, designated as relevant to the objectives of the Service Extension Department.Interpret the function of the Service Extension Department to the communities served through participation in community groups or activities, dealing with the social problems of individuals or families, and developing relationships with professional and administrative personnel in public, private, or civic groups.Works with the Hope-Strong Family Ministries Director, Director of Social Services Case Management, and Service Extension Director to assure ongoing Corps/Institution collaboration. Policy and Procedures Comply with procedure and policy in the processing of information.Ensure that Service Extension Units understand information needed and the critical nature of these requirements.Monitor the adherence to Service Extension Guidelines.
Supervision/Management Provides direct, guidance and resource information through regular personal visits (at least once every 3 months), correspondence and phone calls with Service Extension volunteers.Monitor, on a regular basis, Service Extension Unit expenditures versus their budget allocations.Ensure that Service Extension Unit Volunteers adhere strictly to fiscal guidelines, including the approval of request for more than $200.Recruit and train new volunteers.Promote special fund-raising activities in designated Service Extension areas and encourages volunteer involvement in Christmas Kettles and Donut Days.May provide field instruction to social work interns. Other Duties Provide client casework when necessary.Complete other Social Service Department responsibilities as assigned.Provide advice and assistance in responding to disasters in cooperation with the Emergency Disaster Services Department.Recruitment and registration of Wonderland Camp participants. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS This position reports to the Service Extension Director.
This position supervises Service Extension volunteers throughout the Chicagoland area. This individual relates to, and interacts with, a wide range of contacts both within and outside the Salvation Army (including Service Extension volunteers, personnel in churches, social service agencies, townships, villages and local United Ways). In contacts related to tis position's duties, this individual acts as a representative of The Salvation Army and its mission. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Master's degree required, MSW preferred.
At least three years of work and/or educational experience in social work, marketing or account management. Valid Driver's license/MVR clearance. COMPETENCIES Willing to promote the mission of The Salvation Army.
An interpersonal style that is service oriented as well as anticipates and responds to the needs of clients. A flexible style that also displays a willingness to learn. An excellent attention to detail, procedures, processes and policies.
A self-starter who can manage volunteers, projects and priorities in a constantly changing environment. A communication style that exhibits the principles and values of The Salvation Army, communicates information appropriately, as well as fostering team relationships. A good understanding of the social service environment, including the requirements, expectations and resources available for successful human service programs.
A working and ongoing knowledge of the Salvation Army's history, mission, and structure, as well as its services, policies and procedures. A firm knowledge of how to effectively work with diversity in the workplace. Must be sensitive to and work appropriately with culturally and socio-economically diverse client populations.
POSITION LIMITATIONS This individual will only commit Army resources that have been allocated or approved. This individual will keep the Director of Service Extension informed on all critical issues relating to their area of responsibility. This individual will adhere to all policies and procedures in carrying out the responsibilities of this position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT This position is required to do moderate physical work. In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to use a computer and other office equipment. They must be able to visit sites and make presentations.
The work environment includes an office environment with a low noise level. Must be able to drive throughout the Chicagoland area. The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Applicants with disabilities may contact us at (773)725-1100 for additional information or assistance with the application process. SDL2017
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