Strengthening the ability of the land grant university system to execute its rural development mission

Archived Position Postings

USDA/NIFA in the Department of Agriculture is seeking to fill the position of Associate Director for Operations. This is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position. More information about NIFA can be found at http:///www.nifa.usda.gov/.  A copy of the job announcement (AG-22-2014-0027) is available at https:///www.usajobs.gov/. All applications must be received by April 10, 2014. 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
Extension Educator addressing issues of community vitality and business development (Req #: F_130252) Application Deadline: April 1, 2014 Position details and how to apply.

The Ohio State University,
Regional Director, Operations Southwest Region and Associate Chair, Dept. of Extension The overall role of the Regional Director, Operations, is to provide leadership to the Extension operations within the Southwest region comprised of 19 counties, including all matters affecting personnel, finance, public relations and business operations. As Associate Chair, the Regional Director works closely with the Department Chair in carrying out responsibilities associated with promotion and tenure development/direction. The Regional Director, Operations, works collaboratively with the OSU Extension administrative cabinet and Extension employees, numerous advisory committee members, volunteer stakeholders, public officials and other community leaders and volunteers in the region. This position reports to the Associate Vice President, Agricultural Administration / Director, Ohio State University Extension.Application Deadline: April 6, 2014.  Position description and how to apply.

MSU and NCRCRD,
Social Science Post-Doctoral Fellow to execute the following activities: actively engage with the NCRCRD advisory board, land-grant university administrators, faculty and Extension staff to develop and disseminate curriculum and to write refereed journal articles related to one or more of the following areas: innovations diffusion for rural development, sustainable communities, leadership development and entrepreneurial communities. For position details and/or to apply.  Review of applications will begin March 11, 2014.

Iowa State University,
Real Estate Economics Assistant Professor: The College of Design, the Department of Finance within the College of Business, and Extension and Outreach, at Iowa State University (ISU) invite applications to fill a tenure-eligible position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting July 1, 2014. We are seeking an outstanding individual who will contribute to teaching, research and outreach in Land and Real Estate Finance. This new position is part of the Iowa State University Presidential High Impact Hires Initiative to support targeted faculty hiring in areas of strategic importance.  For position details and to apply.  To ensure consideration, submit application by March 16, 2014.

University of Wisconsin Extension:
State Program Director, Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development. Provide overall leadership, direction and coordination for planning, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development program. Position description and how to apply.  Application due date: March 6, 2014.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:
Associate Director, Extension Field Operations (College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences). The Associate Director, Extension Field Operations determines strategic direction and policy for University of Illinois Extension. This administrative position develops and implements policies and procedures of the organization. To receive full consideration, all requested application materials must be submitted via the online system by the close date of February 10, 2014. 

Illinois State University:
Program Coordinator, Stevenson Center for Community & Economic Development. Assist in the sustainability and growth of the Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development and facilitate the functioning of an interdisciplinary graduate program and community service organization by promoting its programs and services to potential students, community partners, and other stakeholders. Position details and how to apply. (Posting Number: 0705739) End date for applications: 11/22/13

West Virginia State University, Associate Dean and Associate Director, Extension Service and Outreach.  Position description and application information. First consideration given to applications received by 11/14/13, position open until filled. 

Arizona State University
, Assistant Professor of Community Development (Job #: 10598). For complete qualifications and application information go to http://scrd.asu.edu.  Application deadline: December 2, 2013 by 11:50 PM (Mountain Time).  The appointment will begin August 16, 2014.

The Ohio State University Extension, County Extension Educator Community Development. Cuyahoga County Headquarters in Cleveland, OH, Western Reserve EERA.  For county profile: go to http://cuyahoga.osu.edu/. Position description and responsibilities.  (Requisition Number - 377963) Deadline December 8, 2013. 

Southern Rural Development Center
(Dept. of Agricultural Economics) Mississippi State University, Director (Associate Professor/Professor) position: This is a 12-month, tenured appointment in the Department of Agricultural Economics.  The faculty member in this position serves as Director of the Southern Rural Development Center.  As one of four regional centers, the Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC) works with 13 Southern states, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands to initiate, foster and facilitate regional research and education efforts that contribute to an increased quality of life for residents of the Southern region.  The SRDC is partially federally funded and hosted by Mississippi State University.  Position details and to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Initial screening will begin on October 30, 2013.

University of Missouri has an opening for an Associate or Assistant Professor in Regional Economics. Details and job description go to http://dass.missouri.edu/regionaljob/  Screening of applications will begin May 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

The Ohio State University, Regional Director position
(Central Region: Columbus, Ohio). The overall role of the Regional
Director is to provide leadership to the Extension operations within the
Central Region comprised of 9 counties, including all matters affecting
personnel, finance, public relations and business operations. Position description and application details.  Job Requisition: 377863 - Application Deadline: September 29, 2013.

The Ohio State University, Regional Director (Northwest Region: Bowling Green, Ohio).  The overall role for the Regional Director is to provide leadership to the Extension operations within the Northwest region comprised of 20 counties, including all matters affecting personnel, finance, public relations and business operations. Position description and application details. Job Requisition 37785 - Application Deadline: September 29, 2013.

Iowa State University, Department of Economics
seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate or Full Professor in Agricultural Economics. Proposed state date: 8/16/14. Detailed description for positions.  To Apply for this position go to: https://www.iastatejobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp.  Search for Vacancy #130652 for Assistant Professor or Vacancy #130653 for Associate or Full Professor. To ensure consideration, submit applications by 9/14/2013.

MSU and the NCRCRD is seeking a post-doctoral fellow to execute the following activities: actively engage with the NCRCRD advisory board and land-grant university administrators to develop and disseminate curriculum; write refereed journal articles related to one or more of the following areas: innovations diffusion for rural development, sustainable communities, leadership development and entrepreneurial communities; interview land-grant administrators and faculty to identify promising new ways of facilitating agriculture and rural development technology dissemination. For more a detailed description and how to apply go to: MSUE Postings - Application deadline: September 4, 2013.

North Central Regional Association (NCRA) of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors is seeking an energetic and innovative individual for the position of Executive Director of the NCRA. Position announcement and details.  This position will reside at a Land Grant University in the North Central Region. Evaluation of applications will begin August 30, 2013. Start date is January 1, 2014 (or as negotiated).

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
College of Natural Resources Associate Dean Position. An experienced and dynamic individual is sought to be part of the College administrative team, to provide support for outreach activities, Cooperative Extension programming, and field stations. Position announcement and to apply. Screening will begin September 1, 2013 and continue until a candidate is found.

Iowa State University, Department of Economics seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate or Full Professor in Agricultural Economics. Proposed state date: 8/16/14. Detailed description for positions.  To Apply for this position go to: https://www.iastatejobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp.  Search for Vacancy #130652 for Assistant Professor or Vacancy #130653 for Associate or Full Professor. To ensure consideration, submit applications by 9/14/2013.

North Central Regional Association (NCRA) of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors is seeking an energetic and innovative individual for the position of Executive Director of the NCRA. Position announcement and details.  This position will reside at a Land Grant University in the North Central Region. Evaluation of applications will begin August 30, 2013. Start date is January 1, 2014 (or as negotiated).

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources Associate Dean Position.
An experienced and dynamic individual is sought to be part of the College administrative team, to provide support for outreach activities, Cooperative Extension programming, and field stations. Position announcement and to apply. Screening will begin September 1, 2013 and continue until a candidate is found.

South Dakota State University, The Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department is looking for an individual to join us at the Extension Regional Center in Mitchell, South Dakota. The Water Resources Extension Field Specialist I position will provide leadership for educational programs to improve the productivity and sustainability of agricultural production while protecting water quality and quantity.  Posting # 0005353, Position open until filled.  Details and to apply.

The University of Nebraska seeks a visionary and dynamic leader for the position of founding Executive Director of the newly established Rural Futures Institute.   Full position description and how to apply.  Screening will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Director, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, Prairie Research Institute.  For more details/description and to apply go to: https://jobs.illinois.edu/search-jobs (Keyword: A1300203)   For full consideration please apply by June 4, 2013.

New Positions at WVSU Extension Service including newly created Program Leader for Community and Agriculture Research Development. Will lead economic development and agriculture/natural resources programming for the Extension Service. Administrative duties. Ph.D. required. (Job closes May 1, 2013)  Position description and application information go to: http://www.wvstateu.edu/RDCorp.aspx

Iowa State University - Associate Dean and Director for Extension and Outreach to Human Sciences (#121346) – Application deadline is April 11, 2013.  For position description and to apply:  http://www.iastatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=82882

North Dakota State University - Assistant Director/Program Leader (Agriculture & Natural Resources) #1200306 (Extended deadline date: April 30, 2013) For position description and to apply.

University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension: Current opportunities: 4-H Youth Development, Administration (Northwest Regional Director), Ag & Natural Resources (Agriculture Agent, Crops & Soils Emphasis, Agriculture Agent), Community, Natural Resources and Economic Development (Coordinator & Educator for Farmer-led Watershed Councils and Local Government Specialist) For details and to apply

Extension Specialist (Agricultural Economist)
Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC),
Denver, Colorado: For details and how to apply.  The position will remain open until it is filled. All materials must be received no later than Noon Mountain Time on April 10, 2013 for full consideration.

Extension Educator, Community and Economic Development,
Unit 18: The University of Illinois Extension is seeking an individual to provide educational leadership for program delivery in Unit 18 (Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties). Master’s degree related to subject matter emphasis required.  To view complete job description and apply, visit http://go.illinois.edu/A1300070. Closing date is March 21, 2013. The University is an AA-EOE http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu