Extension Educator

Location: Oakland County, MI
Deadline: November 19, 2017

MSU Extension
Extension Educator – Consumer Horticulture Supervising Educator, #469068 Oakland County, District 11
Position Information
Position Title
Extension Educator
Commensurate with education and experience
Comprehensive benefits package:
Consumer Horticulture Supervising Educator
Position Overview
As part of MSU Extension (MSUE) and the Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute (AABI), this position provides local as well as statewide leadership, educational programming and applied research expertise in alignment with Consumer Horticulture. This position collaborates across work groups, Institutes and community groups and works with faculty, specialists and educators for advancement of the needs of the Institute clientele; designs, implements and evaluates programming based on basic and applied research and the needs of clientele groups; ensures dissemination of research-based information through various methods, including multi-media, personal education and written articles; and, serves as an informational resource for Extension personnel and clientele. In addition, this position will provide supervision for county Consumer Horticulture Program Instructors based in neighboring counties. This position is based in Pontiac (Oakland County), Michigan.
Oakland County
To Apply
Current MSU Employees:
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Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to horticulture must be earned by date of hire. Supervisory experience, at least 2-years preferred.
Desired Qualifications
  • 3-years’ experience in Extension program delivery or demonstrated ability and skill in educational program planning, implementation and evaluation (relevant experience acquired within the last 5- years preferred).
Application Process
To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the applicable Michigan State University careers page (internal candidate or external candidate) as noted under the To Apply section. Search for posting number 469068 using the Job Search field.
Applicants are asked to provide a current resume/CV, cover letter and four (4) professional references.
This position is a full-time, end-dated appointment renewable annually based upon successful performance and continued funding.
Application deadline is November 19, 2017.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status.