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Associate Extension Educator, Snr. Instructor - Extension Forestry
University of Idaho

Date Posted Sep. 4, 2019
Title Associate Extension Educator, Snr. Instructor - Extension Forestry
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline 9/30/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Agricultural Extension

University of Idaho

Associate Extension Educator, Snr. Instructor - Extension Forestry

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $44,075.20, Commensurate with Market & Experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

This position will work closely and cooperatively with the Extension Forestry Specialist and have statewide responsibilities for researching, developing, and disseminating information about a wide variety of current natural resource topics and issues. Responsibilities include: co-administering the Renewable Resource Extension Act (RREA) grant in Idaho by serving as the Co-Primary Investigator and coordinating activities between RREA and the UI Extension Natural Resources Priority Extension Theme to achieve set goals for each group; composing, submitting, and administering grants as Primary or Co-Primary Investigator; managing the UI Extension Forestry Tree Clinic; participating in statewide, regional, and national interagency groups as state representative; researching, composing, developing, and delivering information about the ecology and management of Idaho's forests and related natural resource systems; and designing, composing, and maintaining the UI Extension Forestry website and other social media. Additionally, developing and maintaining strong relations with stakeholders such as UI Extension Educators and Specialists, Idaho Associated Logging Contractors, Idaho Department of Lands, USDA Forest Service and Natural Resource Conservation Service, USDI Bureau of Land Management, family forest landowners, Private Forest Industry, Educators and youth, among others.

Minimum Qualifications:

- M.S. degree in Forestry or closely related natural resource field by date of hire.
- Experience and training in extension program planning, development using the logic model process.
- Ability to develop and update databases of family forest owners using Microsoft Excel.
- Ability to provide scientific research support.
- Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and communication skills including public speaking.
- Knowledge of Inland Northwest forestry and logging operations.
- Knowledge of computers including MS Office programs and statistical analysis, technical writing, oral presentations, web design and social media.
- Leadership experience
- Demonstrated ability to work with youth

Preferred Qualifications:

- Demonstrated ability to work with extension educators and specialists, and 4-H/youth.
- Ability to produce and edit written materials for extension publications.
- Ability to plan, develop, and present educational materials and programs to a wide variety of audiences.
- Ability to provide diagnosis and control recommendations for forest insect and disease problems.
- A desire and ability to obtain Idaho State Department of Agriculture Consultants License.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

- Willingness to travel and work odd hours including weekends. Statewide and overnight travel required at times; ability to conduct forest site visits and move over steep, rough, forested terrain.
- Due to the requirement to travel, must have a valid drivers license and be able to successfully pass a drivers record check.

Posting Number: F000810P

Posting Date: 08/29/2019

Closing Date: 9/30/2019

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

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