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Colorado State University
extension and engagement
Canon City
Posted: 04/21/2023
38-23 Extension County Specialist, Agriculture, Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development, Mountain Region, Fremont County




38-23 Extension County Specialist, Agriculture Natural Resources 4-H Youth Development, Fremont County


OEE invites applications and nominations for an Extension County SpecialistThis is a full-time, twelve (12) month, non-tenure track Extension faculty position. Faculty rank is dependent upon the candidate’s academic credentials and professional experience and is subject to review by the Extension Promotion Committee. The faculty appointment, evaluation, and promotion standards are centered around the three core duties of extension faculty – educate, create, and connect. Candidates are sought with interests that complement and expand upon current initiatives and education activities in OEE and CSU Extension. Programming responsibilities will include 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Management including horticulture. This position reports to the County Extension Director.

The primary office location for this position is in Florence, Colorado. While this position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement, the individual in this position 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 weekend work will be necessary.


Required Qualifications:

  • Completed bachelor’s degree. Conferred degree may be in a variety of disciplines, including business, community development, Extension education, youth development, agricultural sciences, social sciences, or related degree that can significantly contribute to administrative and/or program responsibilities.
  • Two years professional experience relevant to theEssential Job Duties.
  • Course work and/or professional experience must provide a broad and significant understanding of agriculture and natural resources activities associated with position.


To view the job vacancy announcement and apply, click link  https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/125118 For full consideration, all materials must be RECEIVED no later than 11:59 PM Mountain on Sunday, May 14, 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.