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Job Detail: Urban Agriculture Extension Agent

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in meetings and conferences at the local, state, national and international levels as requested/approved by the Extension Administrator and/or Associate Dean for Extension
  • Provide leadership in planning, monitoring and evaluation of Extension and related programs in Urban and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Provide information and support to faculty, resource specialists and agents as relates to Urban Agricultural program development, implementation and assessment
  • Develop Tuskegee University and State partnerships to provide more impact in Urban Agriculture
  • Provide facilitative leadership in evaluation of Extension program areas and related academic departments
  • Provide technical assistance to CAENS and Cooperative Extension colleagues in program design, curriculum development; Extension publication/fact sheet generation; evaluation planning and design; and, data collection and analysis methods
  • Conduct evaluations for multiple purposes and audiences on an ongoing basis
  • Assist in developing and providing various professional development experiences (i.e., New Extension professional orientation, core training, and in-service trainings) in Urban Agriculture
  • Cooperate with CAENS/Extension personnel to develop strong, integrated Extension programs
  • Serve as a productive, member of the TUCE Program and Staff Development Team
  • Develop and submit grant proposals consistent with and in support of Extension's mission
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Extension Administrator or Associate Dean for Extension

Position Qualifications: 

  • Masters of Science degree in sustainability, sustainable agriculture, or a closely related field with noted experience
  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate and work within teams
  • Must be able to teach effectively

How to Apply, Salary, and Benefits: 

Commensurate with education, training and experience *Position contingent upon outside funding. 

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **   

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources.  Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:   Fax: 334-724-4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.



About the job

Location Tuskegee, AL
Field Administrative
Time Full-time
Date 19 November 2019

About the company

Company name Tuskegee University


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