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Job ID: 153249

Pesticide Safety Educator
Colorado State University

Date Posted Jan. 26, 2021
Title Pesticide Safety Educator
University Colorado State University
Fort Collins or Denver, CO, United States
Department Agricultural Biology
Application Deadline Feb. 14, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Plant Pathology
    Agricultural Extension
    Agricultural - General

The Colorado State University Department of Agricultural Biology seeks a Pesticide Safety Educator. This 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position requires an MS degree or higher in a crop protection-related discipline such as entomology, plant pathology, weed science, agronomy, horticulture, and related fields plus experience with regulation, education, or research in integrated pest management and/or pesticide registration, extension, or stewardship programs.

The position provides leadership and team support in the Colorado Environmental Pesticide Education Program (CEPEP). The primary responsibilities include overseeing the development of pesticide safety education materials (Fact Sheets, Study Guides, Exam Item Writing, Worker Protection Standard compliance materials), public engagement and outreach through continuing education opportunities and serving as an educational resource for communities, Colorado State University (CSU) Extension and Agricultural Experiment Station. Collaborations include working with Colorado Department of Agriculture, CSU Departments such as Agricultural Biology, CSU Extension and Agricultural Experiment Station, Environmental Protection Agency, Industry Stakeholders and Pesticide Safety Education Programs in other States.

Read full job description/apply online by 02/14/21 for full consideration at: CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

  • Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

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