Open Rank Extension Educator - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (Red Willow County)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Do you have the drive to help create 21st Century rural community prosperity? Can you be a strong regional expert that catalyzes opportunities, leadership capacity and engaging learning programs for communities that are poised to thrive? Nebraska Extension is an organization that values individuals who excel, adapt easily, exhibit passion for helping others, and are excellent communicators. We have an excellent opportunity for a full-time faculty position located in McCook, Nebraska and serving McPherson, Logan, Lincoln, Perkins, Chase, Hayes, Frontier, Gosper, Phelps, Dundy, Hitchcock, Red Willow, Furnas and Harlan Counties. As a member of the Nebraska Extension team, you will collaborate with research and extension faculty who are leaders in their field. We want individuals who are self-directed and thrive in an autonomous work environment. You will work with high performing teams to create and deliver world class, innovative learning experiences that empower Nebraskans to improve their lives around critical issues. Recognizing that diversity within a context of inclusivity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) and Extension are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of human diversity. We actively encourage applications from and nominations of individuals from underrepresented groups.
• Master's degree required; one degree in Organizational or Community Development, Economics, Community or Regional Planning, Education, Rural Sociology, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration or closely related field. Master's degree must be completed by start date.
• Successful experience teaching in a formal or non-formal setting.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate (i.e. publications, presentations, web, and social media).
• Experience working with individuals, coworkers, and teams to accomplish individual and/or group goals, as evidenced by college, career, and/or community activities.
• Outstanding leadership skills as demonstrated by roles in college, career, and/or community activities.
• Understanding of different ethnic and socioeconomic audiences and a commitment to developing and delivering both inclusive and targeted programming.
• Demonstrated ability to network with business and community leaders.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.