Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Dev.
Okmulgee County Ext Center
1901 N Oklahoma Age, Okmulgee, OK 74447 USA
(Contingent upon available funding):
Commensurate with education and experience
Work schedule to be determined by supervisor.
Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service Extension Educators are the "front door" to the University, providing a link between OSU and the people of the state in all 77 Oklahoma counties.The OCES represents a federal, state, and county partnership working since 1914. The mission of OCES is to disseminate information to the people of Oklahoma and encourage the adoption of research-generated knowledge.Extension Educators provide research-based information to clientele in the areas of agriculture, family and consumer sciences, 4-H youth development, and community and rural development.Explore a career with the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service. Make a difference in the lives of Oklahomans! Visit http://www.oces.okstate.edu/ for more information.This position is located in the Okmulgee County Extension Office, Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Position provides leadership to agricultural and 4-H youth development programs in a dual assignment with approximately half of time spent in each program area.
Participates as a cohesive team member to involve local clientele and advisory groups to plan, implement, and evaluate the total Cooperative Extension county program.
Extension educators comply with all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, etc., related to equal opportunity, civil rights, and affirmative action.Extension educators are hired into the organization not into a specific geographic location. It is possible that future circumstances may require relocation.Continuation of employment is based upon need, performance and available county funding.
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Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references. Additionally, a copy of college transcripts is required.
Education & Experience
Bachelor's in Agriculture
Base annual salary for entry level educators who have a master's degree is $48,000 and $36,000 with a bachelor's degree. Starting salary is based upon education and prior relevant work experience.Extension educators hired with only a bachelor's degree are encouraged to work toward completion of an approved master's degree.
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*Demonstrated ability to listen and communicate effectively, and to foster a professional image of OCES by displaying a positive view of the organization both internally and externally. *Demonstrated ability to adapt well to changing priorities, situations and day-to-day demands. *Demonstrated ability and willingness to effectively manage time and resources. *Must possess strong writing, communication and organizational skills. *Commitment to continue personal professional development. *Evidence of ability to build and maintain relationships and work effectively with clientele, advisory groups, volunteer leaders and other professionals, etc. *Demonstrated competency and effective use of computing and computer-based communications technology. *Demonstrated leadership ability in designing, promoting, presenting and evaluating educational programs and the desire to program to reach diverse audiences.
Master's in Agriculture
Previous experience in Cooperative Extension or closely related work is desirable.
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