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Extension Regional Director-West

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Extension Regional Director-West
Requisition Number RE38875
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 00
Salary Range
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

No set minimum requirements

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

No set minimum requirements

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Job-related travel including overnight stays; visiting county offices throughout the state;handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds; sitting for long periods.
Monday – Friday; 8:00 am– 5:00 pm; with evenings and weekends as needed. Most weeks will exceed 40 hours.
Job Summary
The Western Regional Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of UK Cooperative Extension Service operations within one region. Responsibilities include direct supervision of all Area Directors within the region with indirect supervision of all other regional employees, professional development for Area Directors within the region, and region-wide strategic leadership planning including, but not limited to: fiscal oversight, program management, compliance, and government relations. This position fosters teamwork and communication throughout the region, promotes effective programming, and instills the values of UK. Resume, cover letter and transcript(s) are required at time of application.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Supervisory experience (experience in supervising remote employees is a plus);leadership, interpersonal relationship building, employee coaching and development skills; general understanding of employment laws and practices; knowledge of basic economics, budgeting, and accounting principles and practices; facilities management; ability to deal effectively with external stakeholders; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and proficient in Microsoft office applications and Quick Books.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Extension experience. Driver’s license preferred.
Deadline to Apply 04/03/2023
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.


Posted: 2023-03-07 Expires: 2023-04-06

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Extension Regional Director-West

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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