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South Dakota State University
SDSU Extension
South Dakota
Posted: 11/9/2017
Community Vitality Extension Field Specialist I

SDSU Extension is offering an exciting career opportunity as a Community Vitality Extension Field Specialist I. We are looking for an individual to join us in growing and building our regional extension center located in Sioux Falls, SD, by successfully engaging the public and bridging research to practice.

Minimum requirements: Master’s Degree in Community Development, Sociology, or other closely related field by start date; documented experience in community development practice; demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and evaluate educational and community development programs; demonstrated collaboration in developing funding proposals to support new and/or enhanced programing; demonstrated use of technology in managing and/or delivering educational programs; and valid South Dakota driver’s license, or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire, and willingness to travel. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Full consideration given to applications received by January 19, 2018. For more information on the position, contact Peggy Schlechter at (605) 394-1722 or To apply, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.