Details for UNIVERSITY OF IL EXTENSION - Ad from 2021-06-06
Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Horticulture) – Unit 7 University of Illinois Extension is seeking an Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Horticulture) in Unit 7: Henry, Mercer, Rock Island, and Stark Counties (based in Milan, IL.) To view job description and apply, visit https://go.illinois.edu/146065. Closing date is June 14, 2021. This is a full time, 12 month academic professional position with responsibility for the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs supporting the mission of Illinois Extension, concentrating programmatically in Horticulture. This includes development and delivery of high impact, relevant educational programs and materials in 1) production and protection of plants in urban and suburban ornamental landscapes, 2) fruit and vegetable production and protection, including organic and IPM plant protection systems, 3) strong leadership and delivery of programs within the Master Gardener program. Required: Master’s degree related to subject matter emphasis from an accredited institution of higher education. Examples of relevant majors include, but are not limited to, horticulture, ornamental horticulture, urban agriculture, entomology, plant pathology, or weed science. Preferred: Previous work experiences with urban agriculture. Informal and formal teaching experiences. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Evidence of success in working with diverse cultural groups. Strong written and oral communication skills. Understanding of urban issues and populations. Ability to organize, manage, and conduct educational activities for adult audiences. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain diverse networks The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled http://go.illinois.edu/EEO that participates in the federal e-Verify program and participates in a background check program focused on prior criminal or sexual misconduct history. For further information about the position please contact Janice McCoy at email@example.com. For technical assistance with the online application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, go to http://go.illinois.edu/146065. To receive full consideration, apply by June 14, 2021 .