Search for University Jobs in Agriculture

Job ID: 235278

Agronomic Crops Regional Extension Agent - Southwest Region
Auburn University

Date Posted Apr. 29, 2024
Title Agronomic Crops Regional Extension Agent - Southwest Region
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department AL Cooperative Extension Systems
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
    Professional Staff
  • Agricultural - General
    Agricultural - General
Join us in extending knowledge and improving lives across Alabama!

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) is on the lookout for passionate individuals to join us as Agronomic Crops Regional Extension Agents (REA) in the southwest region of Alabama. If you thrive in a self-directed and flexible work environment, this opportunity is for you!

Here's why you'll love working as an REA at ACES - Auburn:

  1. Job Satisfaction: Make a real difference in your communities through life-changing work!
  2. Competitive Retirement Plan and Benefits: We value your future and well-being.
  3. Generous Leave: Enjoy ample time off, including two weeks during the holidays!
  4. Fun, Flexible & Diverse Work Environment: Every day brings new challenges and opportunities!
  5. Tuition Assistance: Pursue your educational goals with support for yourself and dependents.
  6. Supportive Leadership & Peers: Join a team that truly values and supports your contributions.
This position is a 100% non-tenure track faculty Extension assignment covering multiple counties. The successful candidate may be housed in one of thecounties served by this position.

Geographic Area:Southwest Alabama - Agronomic Crops Program (Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, and Washington County)

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) serves as the vital link between AU, Alabama A&M University, and communities across all 67 counties. Through science-based educational initiatives, we empower individuals, families, and communities to enhance their quality of life and economic prosperity.

Joining the Extension Agronomic Crops Team means contributing to a mission dedicated to providing commercial row crop producers and related stakeholders with cutting-edge research-based insights. Our focus is on ensuring the long-term sustainability and profitability of our clientele through environmentally conscious agronomic practices.

As a Regional Extension Agent (REA), you'll be an integral part of our cohesive team, collaborating with local stakeholders, advisory groups, and interested parties to design, execute, and assess agricultural row crop programs tailored to your region's needs. Our programs cover all aspects of row crop agriculture, utilizing innovative agricultural technologies to support producers in achieving success. Traditionally, the row crops in these counties include cotton, soybeans, field corn, and small grains, among others. Join us in making a meaningful impact on Alabama's agricultural landscape.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous