Texas A&M University, Postdoctoral Research and Extension Associate – Community Economic and Business Development seeks a forthcoming or recent PhD as a Postdoctoral Research and Extension Associate to explore determinants of the location of business activities, with particular attention to rural areas of the United States. The associate will collaborate with a research team comprised of senior researchers and Extension professionals from Texas A&M University, Michigan State University, and Iowa State University on a research project conducted with the Federal Statistical Research Data Centers. Complete details and how to apply. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2018 and conclude ween a succseeful candidate has been identified.
University of Missouri, Associate Professor or Professor, Division of Applied Social Sciences, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. We are seeking a candidate who will engage with the community and business development extension program and build effective working relationships with other centers and programs across campus and the state to create an integrated approach to support rural economic growth and community development. The selected candidate will have the capacity to form a vision that reflects rural economy and community needs; contribute to a plan that would execute the vision; and leverage internal and external resources to succeed in reaching the vision. Please visit http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php for complete details and to submit an application. Job ID # 24931. Screening of applications will begin March 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
University of Wisconsin Extension, Agriculture Institute Director. The Agriculture Institute Director is a senior level administrator who will provide organizational and cross-disciplinary leadership for the Agriculture Institute within Cooperative Extension. This full-time role will be responsible for strategic, financial, and operational oversight of centers within the institute, including the Center for Animal Agriculture, Center for Crops and Soils, Center for Farm Management, and Center for Horticulture. The Institute Director provides administrative leadership in all areas of institute operations, program development, evaluation and implementation; external partnership development; development of financial resources and budgetary administration; and human resource development and administration. Application deadline: 1/22/18. Complete description and to apply.
Michigan State University Extension, Great lakes Leadership Academy Specialist: Provide overall leadership to the Great Lakes Leadership Academy (GLLA), including the coordination of GLLA’s two signature leadership training programs: Emerging Leader Program and Leadership Advancement Program. Duties include oversight of fiscal and administrative management of GLLA, recruitment and selection of program participants, development of new programmatic products, securing program resources, including development of external grant proposals, supervision of support staff and external venders, and the creation of leadership trainings to a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders. This position will also work closely with MSU Extension’s Community Engagement team in coordinating a programmatic suite of leadership trainings in Michigan. (Position #465644) Application clos date: October 16, 2017. To appy and for complete position description.
University of Minnesota, Irrigation/Water Quality Specialist, Assistant Extension Professor. Provide leadership and effective Extension programming on issues related to irrigation, conduct applied research on irrigation technology to improve water use efficiency, sustain agricultural production, and enhance protection of water resources, expand and update evapotranspiration (ET) weather stations and irrigation scheduling tools to meet currentl needs and technology and develop and update a series of irrigation best management practices (BMPs) related to water scheduling techniques such as soil moisture monitoring, plant moisture stress monitoring, and tools needed to determine real-time deficits.Complete position description and to apply. Review of applications will begin October 18, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
Michigan State University Extension, Children & Youth Institute Director: The CYI Director will be responsible for a staff of 150+ full time employees and an annual budget of $7M+. This position provides day-to-day leadership for Institute administrative operations, educational programs, and the translation of the Institute’s vision into action. Application review will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. For complete details and to apply: Position #443434 http://careers.msu.edu