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Colorado State University
Extension and Engagement
Posted: 02/16/2023
20-23 Jackson County Director

Job Vacancy #20-23
Extension Director, Jackson County

OEE invites applications and nominations for an Extension Director. This is a full-time, twelve (12) month, non-tenure track faculty position on the Extension instructor track (instructor, senior, master) or the Extension professor track (assistant, associate, professor) dependent upon the candidate’s academic credentials and professional experience. The faculty appointment, evaluation, and promotion standards are centered around the three core duties of extension faculty – educate, create, and connect (Faculty Educate Create Connect Supplemental PDF (1).pdf). Candidates are sought with interests that complement and expand upon current initiatives and education activities in OEE.

This position directly reports to The Mountain Region Director. The position supervises one county 4-H Program Coordinator.

The primary office location for this position is in Walden, Colorado while this position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement, the individual is expected to maintain a balance establishing a presence in the primary office, to effectively carry out the duties of the position. The work schedule will vary, and occasional nights and weekends will be required.

Required Job Qualifications:
• Completed bachelor’s degree. Conferred degree must be in agriculture, horticulture, livestock, youth development, natural resources, human development, social or behavioral sciences or closely related field. (Please note, a successful candidate without a completed master’s degree will be required to complete a master’s degree within five years from the start of employment to advance through the faculty ranks. Failure to do so will result in termination unless a compelling reason is accepted by the Vice President of Engagement and Extension).
• Course work and/or professional experience must provide a broad and significant understanding of discipline area associated with position.
• Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.

To view the job vacancy announcement and apply, click link https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/121493. For full consideration, all materials must be RECEIVED no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on Sunday, March 5, 2023.

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of all backgrounds and abilities. We invite you to review Colorado State University’s Principles of Community that guide our mission and vision of access, teaching, service, and engagement.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.