Lecturer II / Teaching Assistant Professor, Extension Educator - Battle Mountain

University of Nevada, Reno- Cooperative Extension

About the organization

The University of Nevada, Reno, is a public research university that is committed to the promise of a future powered by knowledge. Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University serves 21,000 students. The University is a comprehensive, doctoral university, classified as an R1 institution with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and also earned the Carnegie Community Engagement classification. More than $800 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities has been invested on campus since 2009. It is home to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Wolf Pack Athletics, maintains a statewide outreach mission and presence through programs such as the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Small Business Development Center, Nevada Seismological Laboratory, and is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Through a commitment to world-improving rese

Duties

The University of Nevada, Reno Extension is recruiting for a full-time, non-tenure track, 12-month Lecturer II / Teaching Assistant Professor, Extension Educator for its Lander County location. This position will be located in Battle Mountain, Nevada. The primary role of this position is to establish a community-based education program focused upon identified local needs in Community Development and Children, Youth and Families. The employee will offer other Extension programs in health and nutrition, agriculture, natural resources, and horticulture to the county through collaboration with other Extension programs. This position assesses community needs, develops and implements relevant educational programming, and documents program outcomes and impacts. Additional roles and responsibilities include: 1) securing resources (grants, gifts, budget enhancements) as needed; 2) providing oversight and management of the Lander County Extension Office; and 4) assuming professionalism with all internal and external audiences, ensuring proactive communication. This position provides oversight of the 4-H program and serves as the local university liaison with county government. The work requires a commitment to work effectively with diverse cultural and community interests and to develop and maintain solid working relationships within the community.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Lecturer II - Master's degree in one of the following broad fields: Youth Development, Family Studies, Child Development, Community Development or other related degree programs and two years of experience/oversight of a youth or community development program.

Teaching Assistant Professor - Terminal degree in one of the following broad fields: Youth Development, Family Studies, Child Development, Community Development or other related degree program and two years of experience/oversight of a youth or community development program.

Application instructions

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