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Agriculture Extension Specialist Pr

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Agriculture Extension Specialist Pr
Requisition Number RE38965
Working Title ANR Extension Specialist
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 49
Salary Range $70,990-117,104/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
This position requires lifting, pushing, or pulling object of up to 50lbs. Occasionally loading and unloading conference materials, etc.
Primarily days, some possible evening and weekend activities.
Job Summary
Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension is seeking an Agriculture Extension Specialist to provide leadership in the development and implementation of professional development, mentoring and retention program for new Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Horticulture agents across Kentucky. This professional will be responsible for developing activities that promote professional development; implementing a coaching and visitation (remotely or F2F) program; evaluate coursework and professional experiences for new agents; identify ways to increase retention of mid-career agents; as well as coordinate and lead meetings. The position is one of a team of Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Specialists that support county agents in improving the quality of individual work and work life balance through extension, research, and outreach.

Please note: The University of Kentucky uses qualifying equivalencies when determining eligibility for meeting job education and experience minimum requirements.  This position requires a PhD and five (5) years of related experience.  Other acceptable combinations of education and experience include:
  • MA or MS and eight (8) years of related experience
  • BA or BS and ten (10) years of related experience
  • AA and twelve (12) years of related experience
To learn more about qualifying equivalencies, click here
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Virtual Communication applications – TEAMS, SLACK, Zoom. Office365, OneDrive, Driver’s license preferred.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Ph.D. or Masters Degree in Agriculture or related field with 10 years experience as an agent
Deadline to Apply 04/10/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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